# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist I--Preparation Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Office Specialist I--Preparation (6740/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:6740
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Students complete the Office Specialist sequence identified locally or progress in the sequence until prepared to transfer into other business courses. Students develop skills in areas including keyboarding, word processing, office procedures, and records management. If a fourth year is needed, the teacher should use simulated activities in the following areas: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, telecommunications, graphic design, and records management.
The tasks contained in the Office Specialist I framework will correlate with many of the FBLA competitive events. Refer to the FBLA website for details or to the task-by-task FBLA correlation.

NOTE: The class size shall be limited to an average of 15 students per instructor per class period with no class being more than 18.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Printing Technology
  • Business Management and Administration
    • Administrative Support

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.