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Career Technical Education (CTE) » Career Technical Education (CTE)

Career Technical Education (CTE)

TRAIN FOR A NEW CAREER! 
Upgrade your skills, or learn new ones!
It’ll help you to find a job, or get that
promotion!

Instructors:
Daytime: Karen Noriega
(knoriega@erusd.org)
Evening: Clorinda Cottini
El Rancho Adult Education Center Offers the following Career Technical Education (CTE) job training classes:
(Click on a class title to see the class schedule and description)
• Administrative Assistant Career Pathways (Office Clerk-Entry Level, Administrative Clerk and Administrative Assistant)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT CAREER PATHWAYS

Certificate Program Candidates:
• Each course is 9 weeks long. Students must complete all courses and pass test with 80% or better AND pass the Exit Exam with a score of 80% or better.
• Daily attendance is mandatory to meet program requirements
• Personalized support services available
• All classes are offered in the Adult Education Center.

 
Click on the underlined course name below for class description.

Office Clerk - Entry Level
(Average Yearly Salary: $20,904)
Be prepared to enter the business world with a certificate in Office Clerk. In this program, you will learn entry level computer skills in keyboarding and Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as how to prepare yourself to get a job and keep it.
Required courses:
Keyboarding (25 wpm)
• Beginning Keyboarding
Intro to Computers
Word I (Prerequisite:
    Intro to Computers)

Excel I (Prerequisite:
    Intro to Computers)


(*Please note: There are 4 Sessions in one academic school year. Students may take a maximum of 2 classes per session.)

 

Administrative Clerk
(Average Yearly Salary: $35,543)
A certificate in Administrative Clerk is the intermediate level in our Business Career Pathways. Through this program, you will increase your computer proficiency as well as learn the basic communications and math skills required in the workplace.
Required courses:
Keyboarding (35 wpm)
• Intermediate
    Keyboarding

Word II (Prerequisite:
    Word I)

Excel II (Prerequisite:
     Excel I)

PowerPoint I


(*Please note: There are 4 Sessions in one academic school year. Students may take a maximum of 2 classes per session.)

 

Administrative Assistant
(Average Yearly Salary: $44,078)
Show a prospective employer that you have the necessary skills to provide a high level of administrative support by earning an Administrative Assistant Certificate. Through a series of courses, you will learn how to keep an office organized and running smoothly. In addition, you will acquire the advanced techniques of Microsoft Office Suite.
Required courses:
Keyboarding (45 wpm)
• Advanced Keyboarding
Word III (Prerequisite:
     Word II)

Excel III (Prerequisite:
     Excel II)

PowerPoint II
Outlook


(*Please note: There are 4 Sessions in one academic school year. Students may take a maximum of 2 classes per session.)

 
All salaries taken from www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/occguides for Los Angeles County.
 
**Typing Test: Administered upon request for individuals seeking a typing certificate. Please contact office for further details.