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Office Technician



First in a sequence of three courses designed for Office Technician training.  Provides instruction in telephone techniques, email, mail, office tools and equipment, data verification/proofreading, records management, reference materials, travel arrangements, grammar, spelling and vocabulary, punctuation, business letter and report writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills, and employability, ergonomics, and résumé preparation.


  • Course Prerequisites | STEP Orientation 
  • Reading assessment |  CASAS GOALS reading score of 228
  • Math Assessment | Not applicable
  • STEP Orientation | Yes  


  • Tuition | $0
  • Cost of books and supplies | Under $200

OFFICE TECHNICIAN 3: Trade Employability Skills

Last in a sequence of three designed for Office Technician training. Provides instruction in hard skills vs soft skills, applied academic skills, critical thinking skills, interpersonal skills, personal qualities, resource management, information use, communication skills, systems thinking, technology use, resume, cover letter and/or portfolio, online job searching platforms, online job application, interview skills and follow-up letters, upgrading skills, and entrepreneurial skills.


  • Course Prerequisites | Office Technician 2: Trade Mathmatics
  • Reading assessment | Not applicable
  • Math Assessment | Not applicable
  • STEP Orientation | Not applicable


  • Tuition | $0
  • Cost of books and supplies | Under $100


  • Separate costs for books, exams, supplies, preparation, certifications and/or licenses provided by outside vendors may be incured.
  • Once a Certificate of Completion is earned in a course, that course cannot be repeated.