Information on Administrative Careers Training Program for Contra Costa Residents


Gain the Skills and Confidence to Start a Better Career

The Administrative Careers Training program helps job seekers successfully launch a variety of administrative careers. The program combines computer training with life skills, paid work experience, counseling and support, job placement assistance, and long-term alumni support. The training phase of the program is 12 weeks long, and the paid internship lasts for up to four months after that. Graduates typically enter employment as administrative assistants, clerks, and other office support positions.

We are accepting online applications for our next class! Apply here and we will contact you about our next recruitment.

APPLY NOW: Next class starts on January 31st, 2022!

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"Although I am just starting out in my new career, I am hopeful about what the future holds. My new position has the benefits and retirement plan most important to my family, and we are rebuilding our savings. I am thankful to now have the career that allows me to support my family."

– Jackie G., ACT Alumna

  • 12 weeks of computer and professional skills training
  • Up to 4 months of paid internship experience
  • Opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certificates
  • Small cohort size of up to 21
  • Accessible location (3 miles from BART)
  • Mental health services
  • Connections to employers
  • Job placement assistance
  • Alumni career advancement support
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We recruit for our Administrative Careers Training program three times per year: January, May, and September. This program only accepts residents of Contra Costa County.

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We will be offering the next round of recruitment in January 2022. Please visit us again soon for an updated list of recruitment dates.

Fill out our online application form and we will contact you for recruitment.

In the meantime watch our short informational video for an overview of this program as well as our other programs, or you can attend a live general Zoom information session covering all our programs by registering here. Alternatively, you can watch a more in-depth recorded information session for this program specifically here.