Certified Administrative Assistant & Professional Bookkeeper
Short Description: The bigger the company, the more they need well-trained Administrative Assistants. Those assistants with Bookkeeping skills and practice with QuickBooks are at the top of that demand. This perfect triad of skills is in demand all over the US providing an even greater pool of opportunities. The median income in 2016 for an administrative assistant was $36,750. The median income for a bookkeeper was $39,750. You would have a distinct hiring advantage with both these skill sets and QuickBooks proficiency too!
What’s in this Program? Three parts make up this well-balanced program.
1- Administrative Assistant: the person who keeps the wheels greased and turning so that a professional office functions well. This program teaches you powerful tools to handle that position by utilizing the necessary skills of communication, organization, planning, and office technology.
2- Professional Bookkeeping: teaches you to document and maintain financial records and transactions. Every business in the world requires an individual with these skill sets.
3- QuickBooks Pro: once you understand bookkeeping concepts, you will find the QuickBooks software to be an invaluable resource. There is a good reason it is so popular, and mastering it makes your job easier and more accurate, allowing you to quickly produce data for company purchases, expenses, payroll or taxes. QuickBooks is essential for most modern businesses.
NOTE: This program does NOT include the QuickBooks program itself. Students will need to have QuickBooks already installed on their computers.
Certification Included! Obtaining national certification in your desired field gives you an advantage by proving to potential employers you possess the necessary knowledge and skills to work in the field. This program prepares you to sit for two different certifications: the NCCB’s Administrative Assistant Certification (CAA) Exam and the NACPB’s Bookkeeper Certification Exam.
Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
Certification: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB’s Certified Administrative Assistant (CAA) Certification, the NACPB’s Bookkeeper Certification, and Intuit’s QuickBooks Certification.
The Certified Administrative Assistants (CAA) certification exam prepares individuals for a career as an Administrative Assistant/Secretary across a wide range of professional companies. Attaining national certification displays that individuals have studied and mastered the necessary skills to be a recognized professional in the field of Administrative Assistants. Certified Administrative Assistants (CAA) performs organizational, administrative, and clerical duties in a multitude of settings. Nearly every industry employs Administrative Assistants to organize files, schedule appointments, serve as information and communication managers, and support other staff members, all necessary functions in a business or office that keep an organization running efficiently.
Intuit’s QuickBooks Online Certification is recognized throughout the United States and its properties. Intuit’s QuickBooks Online Certification assures employers of your QuickBooks Online knowledge and skill. Intuit’s nationally recognized QuickBooks Online Certification helps you:
• Distinguish Yourself
• Build Credibility
• Validate QuickBooks Online Knowledge
• Demonstrate QuickBooks Online Skill
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.