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Administrative Office Specialist

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and transferable skills, expanding the traditional role of the Administrative Assistant. The content includes the use of technology to develop communications skills, the performance of office procedures tasks, the production of quality work in an efficient manner, and the use of advanced business software applications. Students will finish the program with the skills to produce high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses the understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the office support services industry: planning; management; finance; technical and production skills; underlying principles of technology; labor issues; community issues; and health, safety and environmental issues.


This occupation has an average wage of $18.82 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.

Administrative Office Specialist:

Course # OCP Course Title Hours
OTA0040 A Information Technology Assistant 150
OTA004 B Front Desk Specialist 300
OTA0030 C Assistant Digital Production Designer 150
 OTA0043 D Administrative Assistant 450
TOTAL HOURS 1050
Ridge Technical College
7700 State Road 544
Class Times

Monday-Friday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Traviss Technical College
3225 Winter Lake Road
Class Times

Monday-Friday
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM