COURSE DISCLAIMER: The course fees published herein apply to students who pay for a course at the time of registration. Certain courses may require tools, equipment, gear and books; which are available at an additional, separate cost. Course fees may be different to those published herein for sponsored training, which require case management and or invoicing. Course fees for organization (e.g. American Job Centers, WorkSource Centers, YouthSource Centers, EDD, Department of Rehabilitations, etc.) sponsored participants, are governed by the respective agreement recorded through a Memorandum of Understanding and/or Contract. Individuals who are receiving unemployment benefits, have become recently unemployed or have received a “Supplemental Job Displacement” the Workers’ Compensation program, must speak with a CTE Pathway Adviser before enrolling into a course.

DATES:

*Semester :

08/17/20 – 01/23/21

**Trimester:

08/17/20 – 11/14/20

11/16/20 – 03/06/21

03/08/21 – 06/11/21

Administrative Assistant/1: Office Procedures 75-35-50 

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for administrative assistant training. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in office procedures. It includes an orientation, workplace safety procedures, resource management, business ethics and attitudes, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of office tools and equipment including electronic calculating machines and reprographic equipment, telephone etiquette, email and mail processing, data and records management, the appropriate use of reference materials, and travel arrangements.

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Administrative Assistant/2: Business English 75-35-60

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for administrative assistant training. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in written and oral business communications. It includes an introduction and reviews of workplace safety procedures and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the rules of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and the applications of those rules in business writing and reporting. It also covers techniques in effective reading, listening and speaking.

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Administrative Assistant/3: Business Math 75-35-70 

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of three designed for administrative assistant training. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in business mathematics. It includes an introduction, reviews of workplace safety procedures and employability skills, and entrepreneurial skills. Emphasis is placed on the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers as well as the applications of the mathematical rules in the computation of word and money problems. This course also promotes speed and accuracy utilizing and electronic calculator. It develops proficiency in checking and verifying data and other business-related problems with and without the use of an electronic calculator.

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Computers

Computer Operations/1: Foundations 75-35-80 

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the first in a sequence designed for computer operation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in basic computer operation. Emphasis is placed on the computer and its parts, computer operating systems, word processing, file management, Internet applications, e-mail, computer ethics and security, and virus and spyware protection.

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Computer Operations/2: Applications 75-35-90 

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of courses designed for computer operation. Emphasis is placed on the techniques for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

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Computer Operations/3: Database Management 75-45-50

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of courses designed for computer operation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in database management. It includes an introduction and reviews of workplace safety and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on basic filing, alphabetic indexing, cross-referencing techniques for on-file documents, application of system commands for file maintenance, and the creation, documentation, and protection of functional data files. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

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Computer Operations/4: Presentations 75-45-60 

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the fourth in a sequence of five designed for computer operation. Emphasis is placed on the different types of presentation graphics software, understanding the parts of the PowerPoint screen, navigating an existing presentation, creating a new presentation using the basic principles of design, filling in text boxes, inserting and formatting objects to edit and improve the presentation graphics, adding private notes for the speaker, printing the slides, and tips to maximize the effect and utility of the presentation.

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Computer Operations/5: IC3 Certification Prep 75-45-70 

(90 hours)

This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of five designed for computer operation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in fulfilling the requirements of the Internet and Computing Core Certificate (IC³) Program, a global training and certification program for students and employees who want to excel in a digital world. IC³ Certification consists of three core certification exams: Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living On-Line. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

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Computer Essentials 75-50-70 

(80 hours)

This competency-based course is designed to prepare students with basic computer fundamentals using the latest software in Operating Systems, Word processing, Spreadsheets and Presentations. Emphasis will be placed on virtual communication platforms such as Email, Zoom and other online applications. Additionally, this course will include soft skills, employability skills, job search and resume preparation. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.

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