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Certificates of Accomplishment

A Certificate of Accomplishment certifies a competency in a given area and requires 18 or less units. Review the Curriculum Guides repository which lists  requirements for each certificate and includes a suggested course schedule. 

Certificate of Accomplishment concentrations:
Application Development (16 units)
Basic Business Communications (18 units)
Basic Computer & Office Skills (14 units)
Basic Computing & Internet Literacy (10 units)
Basic Customer Service (15.5 units)
Basic Data Entry (12 units)
Basic Spreadsheets (5-7 units)
Business Digital Literacy (1-4 units)
Computer Tech A+ Preparation (12 units)
Information Security (15 units)
Java Web Programming (16 units)
Microsoft Windows Systems Administrator (10 units)
Web Construction (15-16 units)
Windows Network Administrator (16.5 units)
Basic Databases (5-7 units)
Basic Word Processing (5-7 units)
Basic Presentations (4-6 units)
Microsoft Office (9-11 units)

Benefits of Completing a Certificate

  • Concentrates on a specific field of interest to prepare for an entry- level position
  • Adds to qualifications when completing job applications for office positions
  • A Certificate of Accomplishment fulfills partial requirements for a program of study leading to an Associate of Arts degree


To get occupational information on certificates offered in our area, you may want to look at the Occupational Outlook Handbook produced by the Federal Bureau of Statistics. Also, search the California Occupational Guides for a career that interests you.

Please submit completed certificate applications to the Admissions and Records office during the final semester of course work.