Antelope Valley School District

Administrative Assistant

Improve your job skills or acquire new ones! The Administrative Assistant program teaches the essentials of working in an office environment, including both technical and soft skills. Students will learn to get the most out of computers, the internet, and Microsoft Office applications.


  • Introduction to Computers
  • Keyboarding/Typing
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • Office Skills & Business Communications
  • Career Readiness

This course prepares you for:

  • Microsoft Office Specialist


An Administrative Assistant provides clerical support to business or organizations, usually to an executive, director, or manager of the business. They take on administrative tasks that help free-up time for more strategic and operational work, making the organization more productive. Administrative assistants perform a variety of secretarial duties and tasks that include preparing reports, conducting research, and collecting and distributing data.

WHAT Will i do?

Administrative Assistant may serve as a receptionist, welcoming and directing visitors and answering and transferring phone calls. They will help coordinate meetings, schedule travel, prepare for conferences, and help set-up appointments. Duties also include preparing agendas for meeting, taking notes and minutes during meetings, performing bookkeeping, and making sure office supplies are replenished.

Leads to these jobs:

  • Administrative Assistant 
  • Administrative Secretary
  • Bookkeeper
  • Executive Secretary
  • Legal Secretary
  • Medical Secretary
  • Officer Manager
  • Receptionist

Is this for me?

  • Detail-oriented
  • Professional
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient with computers and office equipment
  • Self-starter
  • Well-organized


1220 West Ave J
Lancaster, CA 93534

Phone: 661-483-2302
Fax: 661-483-2311