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Computer Applications / Business Technology

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Aptos 831.479.6277
Watonville 831.786.4703
Learning Communities Center 831.477.3340

Jennifer Vered

Department Chair
Room 511B

Welcome to CABT
Computer Applications/Business Technology


  • Interested in the CABT program? Check out our video above, and then fill out the quick interest form, or email
  • NEW Certificate: Earn a Business Information Worker (BIW) certificate in only two semesters and be ready to succeed in any office environment. Learn more!
  • Not sure where to begin? Try these classes to get started: CABT 405 and 406: Beginning Technology Skills (FREE, Non-credit) OR CABT-101: Computer Proficiency (Credit, 3 units).

CABT instructors and studentsThe Computer Applications/Business Technology (CABT) program teaches skills to succeed in a wide range of office, technology, and computer-related jobs. Our program provides courses and programs perfect for entry-level to advanced professionals — some of which are free!

We offer nine certificates and one degree all designed to give program graduates the competitive advantages they need to stand out in the workplace and land better-paying jobs.

Learn basic to advanced skills in software programs, including:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook
  • Google Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Forms, and Slides
  • Customer Relationship Management software (Salesforce)
  • Social media for business

Gain administrative office skills and learn basic computer skills, including:

  • Keyboarding
  • Customer service
  • Business writing
  • Communication
  • Digital and physical records information management

Our classes are held at both Aptos and Watsonville campuses. See our full course listing.

Now Accepting Applications:
Business Information Worker (BIW) Program

Every office needs a computer applications expert, and it can be you!

Earn a Business Information Worker (BIW) certificate in only two semesters and be ready to succeed in any office environment.

In this cohort program, you’ll learn and collaborate with a dedicated group of peers while taking expert classes that cover topics ranging from basic computer learning to business writing and spreadsheets. Students who complete the program earn a BIW certificate, gain valuable office skills, and form lasting connections they carry into their professional journies for years to come.

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