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Certificate - Fundamental Office Technology

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410 386-8100
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This training recognizes achievement in gaining knowledge in computer applications for business and personal use.  

  Occupational Requirements


Information Unique to the Training

These courses are hands-on in the computer lab and utilize the most current software version.

Courses to Complete

  • Core Courses
    DAP-014 Word Level 1
    DAP-017 Excel Level 1
    DAP-020 PowerPoint Level 1

  • Elective Courses (complete 2) 
      DAP-052 Outlook Level 1
      DAP-029 Access Level 1
      DAP-483 Publisher Level 1 

View current course offerings.  Not all courses are offered in every schedule.

Approximate Number of Hours

35 hours 

Approximate Training Cost*

$745 includes texts  

Licensure/Certification Earned


By completing this certificate program, students will be will prepared to take the courses required to obtain the Advanced Office Technology Certificate. 

Estimated Hourly Wage**

$10 - 18/hr.

*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.


To earn the Fundamental Office Technology Workforce Training Certificate, please notify us of the certificate you wish to earn at the time of registration. After completing the final course in the certificate program, complete and submit a Student Request for a Workforce Training Certificate, which can be obtained online at www.carrollcc.edu/cecertificates or by calling Customer Service at 410-386-8100. Upon verification of completion, the certificate will be mailed to you at the address on file within five business days.