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Design Your Own Program!

Classes are designed for beginning students - or office professionals.  Gain the skills needed to compete in today's job market!

  • Register in classroom

  • Program completion is based on 25+ hours/week

  • All new students view a brief orientation prior to enrollment

Note:  Windows course or demonstrated skills are required for any of the career certificate programs. Workbooks and supplies may be required.

Business and Computer Center

Computer Business

What We Offer

Simi Institute offers over 30 self-paced courses in our state of the art Business and Computer Training Center.  Each of these individual courses culminates in a course completion certificate. Career Certificates are issued to students who have completed series of courses.  We also offer instructor-led sessions and workshops each semester.


Note: computer graphics courses are offered in a separate section.

Business & Computer Center Hours

Fall/Winter 2019-2020 Hours (Currently Closed Due to COVID-19)

9:00am-5:00pm  Monday  (Summer:  9:00am-2:00pm)       

9:00am-8:30pm  Tuesday

9:00am-8:30pm  Wednesday

9:00am-8:30pm  Thursday

9:00am-1:00pm  Friday  (Summer:  9:00am-2:00pm)

Course Fee:  $360

Fee covers a 3-month period of time. Books provided for classroom use free of charge


Register in Classroom:  

Monday:  10:30 am-4:00 pm

T - Thur:  10:30 am-7:00 pm


Phone:  805.579.6200, ext. 1720

Ten-Key and Typing Tests

Test areas include typing/keyboarding and ten-key (weekly).  Other testing by appointment.  To schedule, call:  805.579.6200, Ext. 1720.


Testing fee is $10.00 (per test area); includes two certificates.


Mondays and Fridays: 

10:00 am                 Room 201



 6:00 pm; 7:00 pm    Room 201