Administrative Assistant

Online Administrative Assistant Training for Your Employees

Penn Foster’s Administrative Assistant Training Program is designed with job-readiness in mind, preparing your employees to build the essential foundational skills they need to be an asset to your company. Improve employee retention, develop a talent pipeline, and attract top job applicants by providing in-depth, flexible training to your workers.

  • Prepares your workers for entry-level roles as administrative assistants in a variety of office settings.
  • Includes wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your workers successfully progress through the training and excel on-the-job.
Self Paced
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What Your Learners Will Study

  1. How to maintain paper and electronic filing systems for records and messages as well as organize files, folders, and schedules.
  2. To support staff in conducting research, compiling data, and preparing papers for consideration and presentation by executives, committees, and boards of directors.
  3. Read, analyze, route, distribute, and answer routine incoming memos, submissions, reports, mail, and email.
  4. How to create spreadsheets, presentations, reports, messages, databases, and use other essential computer applications.

Online Administrative Assistant Training Curriculum

  • 9 courses
  • 39.5 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 26 exams
  • 17 submitted projects

The Administrative Assistant Career Diploma program prepares workers for the day-to-day responsibilities of an assistant in a variety of office settings. Online courses include:

  • Filing and Records Management
  • Administrative Office Procedures
  • Computer Applications
  • Bookkeeping and Office Management

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Our Partners

As the trusted training provider for leading employers, education providers, and job training organizations, Penn Foster designs and delivers digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers in America's fastest-growing fields and professions. 

Our Proven Training Model

High-quality, online skills training for your employees

Online Delivery

  • Digital platform allows for studying any time, anywhere  
  • Content is available via computer, mobile device, or tablet  
  • 24/7 access to online resource library and knowledge base   

Engaging Content

  • Programs include simulations, videos, and virtual demos   
  • Varied learning methods help cement application of concepts 
  • Real-time feedback enables efficient mastery of material 

Robust Support

  • Self-service tools and unlimited multi-channel support 
  • Live and recorded webinars hosted by our faculty 
  • Access to peer-to-peer community of learners  

Real World Credentials

  • Training programs focus on today’s in-demand job skills  
  • Content developed by professional leaders in the field  
  • Courses align to industry certifications and accreditation 

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