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Clerical Aide

Share 31-106-4 Technical Diploma (TD) 28 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Your training as a Clerical Aide will give you the basic skills needed in an office setting. This career is full of variety, so you’ll learn about many things such as maintaining basic office records, completing basic mailing projects, preparing basic business documents, using common office software, recognizing and greeting customers, and taking and relaying telephone messages.

Career Opportunities

  • Clerical Aide

Estimated Program Cost

Clerical Aide

This program will cost about $4,205.70*
based on current tuition and fees.

Textbooks will cost about $671.90*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies.
  Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.


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Clerical Aide

Term Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019

* Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

* Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

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Admissions Requirements

OAR Meeting

Meet with Educational Support Services; Make an appointment by calling 920-735-2569.

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at

Credit Transfer Options

They're your credits. Take them with you!

Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Demonstrate responsible workplace behaviors, professional workplace communication, teamwork, and self-advocacy.
  • Apply basic workplace mathematical reasoning.
  • Demonstrate effective telephone-based customer service skills.
  • Organize basic data and information using common office software.
  • Prepare basic documents in business formats.
  • Maintain basic office records.
  • Complete basic mailing projects.
  • Communicate effectively via spoken word and print.
  • Work collaboratively with others in an office setting.
Additional Information
If you or someone you know has learning, health or other challenges, this Occupational Aide Readiness (OAR) program can assist with the training needed for employment. This specially developed technical diploma offers additional assistance and support to help pave the way for success. Before applying, please contact Jan Case at 920-735-2569 or [](

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Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs, so you can get the right training at the right time in your career.

Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.
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