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Administrative Assistant Training Certificate

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Begin your journey to becoming an administrative assistant

In today's competitive job market, administrative assistants are essential to the smooth operation of any business or organization. They provide a variety of support tasks, from scheduling appointments and managing calendars to preparing documents and handling communications.  

Our  six-month Administrative Assistant Training program equips you with the skills you need to excel in this versatile role. You'll learn essential skills like communication, time management and proficiency in industry-standard software. This certificate program is a stepping stone to a full Administrative Assistant Certificate and Administrative Professional Associate Degree, opening doors to exciting career opportunities for growth and advancement.

If you're looking for a rewarding career with plenty of opportunities, consider earning the Administrative Assistant Training Certificate from Clackamas Community College, and begin your journey as an administrative professional. 

Ready to take the first step? Enroll today!

For detailed description and outcomes for this program, view the course catalog.

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Job Outlook

Find your place in the thriving business world that’s looking for administrative assistants! 


Looking for a stable and rewarding career path? The Portland metro area's business sector is thriving, and skilled administrative assistants are in high demand!

Here's why now is the perfect time to launch your administrative assistant career:

  • Steady job growth: With over 1,300 job openings annually in the Portland metro area, there's a strong chance you'll find the perfect fit.
  • Competitive salaries: The median wage starts at $24 per hour and can increase to $31 per hour as you gain experience and develop additional skills.


For more information on career opportunities for this program, view the course catalog.

Transformative skills await in administrative assistant training

Do you crave a dynamic career path that offers challenge, growth and the chance to make a real impact? Look no further than administrative assistant training. CCC’s Administrative Assistant Training Certificate is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in this in-demand field.

The program covers a comprehensive range of topics, including:

  • Basic computer literacy: Learn essential skills in keyboarding, data entry and Microsoft (including Word, Outlook and Teams). 
  • Office operations: Develop experience in filing, scheduling, communication and other essential office tasks. 
  • Business bookkeeping and business math: Learn the math skills needed for tasks such as budgeting, invoicing and payroll. 
  • Communication: Improve your written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with colleagues, clients and customers. 

Don't just land a job, launch a rewarding career! Our Administrative Assistant Training program equips you with the skills you need to open doors to a world of exciting opportunities. Enroll today and start your journey to success!

For more information on expected outcomes of successfully completing this program, view the course catalog.

Investing in your future

Clackamas Community College offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the Portland metro area. To begin building the cost for your program, you can start with the base estimate below. 

This estimate includes the cost of tuition and the general fees applied per class and per academic term. This estimate does not include additional fees required for many courses or the cost of course materials. Contact the program to learn more about additional costs that may apply. 

You can also find more information about the costs of attending CCC on the Tuition and Fees page.

Get help paying for college

Scholarships and grants (free money!) are available for students in this program. For help with financial aid and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Resource Lab.  


See where your certificate can take you

The classes you take in this program can help you earn additional certificates or degrees. Take one step at a time and know that each step gets you closer to your future goals. Even if you decide to change direction later, you will have a solid foundation to build on to keep moving forward.

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