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Information Processing Assistant

at Lake Superior College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 36
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed to prepare the student for employment as an Information Processing Assistant utilizing word processing skills. Information Processing Assistants perform a full range of office tasks. They may handle incoming and outgoing mail, type documents and forms, transcribe business documents from dictation, file and retrieve records, handle telephone calls, and make travel arrangements. They use a wide variety of office equipment including typewriters, microcomputers, transcribing machines, calculators, and photocopiers.

Program Locations

  • Lake Superior College 55811

Labor Market Information

  • Data Entry Keyers

  • Median wage: $14.82/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Computer Operators

  • Median wage: $19.06/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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