File and Data Entry Clerk

Certificate of Completion

The file and data entry clerk certificate prepares the student for entry-level database management and ability to manage information on computer systems and in archives.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Effectively use a variety computer software to accomplish office tasks.
  2. Effectively communicate orally and in writing in the context of common business practices.
  3. Design, maintain, and evaluate effective records management systems.
  4. Work as a team member in an office environment to accomplish the goals of the organization.
Advisor Office Phone
Bermea, Nancy Business 213 360.475.7838
Hudson, Tia Business 114 360.475.7384
Salas, Joanne Business 109 360.475.7372

Required Courses Credits
Keyboarding required to achieve minimum speed. Choose one of the following three courses or test out proficiency requirement (55 NWAM keyboarding requirement):  
BSTEC 110 Beginning Keyboarding 3  
BSTEC 111 Intermediate Keyboarding* 3  
BSTEC 112 Advanced Keyboarding* 3 3
BSTEC 124 MS Excel Specialist* 4
BSTEC 160 General Office Procedures* 4
BSTEC 255 Records and Database Management* 5
CIS 150 Survey of Computing 4
CIS 154 Access for Professionals* 4
Total Credits Required 24

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog