Computer Training and Certification

Computer Training & Certifications

Computer Support/Help Desk | MTA | MCSA | Basics | Internet | Microsoft Office  
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Delaware County Community College offers a wide variety of programs and courses to help you sharpen your computer skills and earn IT certifications that will distinguish you professionally and make you more marketable.

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Word Intermediate WR, 7/8-7/9 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exton
$210/
$258 
Smartphone Basics W, 7/8-7/15 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/
$131 
Access Introduction MT, 7/13-7/14 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Marple
$140/
$175 
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera W, 7/15-8/12
no class 7/22
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Social Networking 101 M, 7/20 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton
$70/
$88 
Social Networking for Small Businesses T, 7/21-7/28 6-8 p.m. Pennocks
$70/
$88
Smartphone Basics R, 7/23-7/30 6-9 p.m. Exton
$105/
$131 
Photoshop Advanced MW, 7/27-8/5 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/
$175 
Excel Introduction R, 7/30 9 a.m.-5;30 p.m. Exton
$140/
$175 
Word Introduction T, 8/4-8/25 6-8 p.m. Pennocks
$140/
$175
Social Networking for Small Businesses W, 8/12 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton
$70/
$88
Google Apps - WOW! R, 8/13 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton
$70/
$88 
Getting More Out of Your iPad T, 8/4-8/11 6-9 p.m. Phoenixville
$105/
$131 
Photoshop Advanced R, 8/6 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton
$140/
$175 
eBay for Buyers R, 8/6-8/13 6-9 p.m. Exton
$105/
$131 
Excel Intermediate RF, 8/20-8/21 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exton
$210/
$258 
eBay for Sellers R, 8/20-8/27 6-9 p.m. Exton
$105/
$131 

Computer Support/Help Desk

CompTIA A+ Certification - Computer Network Technician
This program prepares students for a career as a computer technician repairing personal computers and also serves as a strong foundation course. This 180-hour, hands-on course covers installation and upgrades, diagnosis and repair, system configuration, as well as safety and customer interaction. Students will assemble and disassemble different types of personal computers. Coursework provides covers a wide range of vendor and product neutral networking technologies. This course will help the student successfully complete the A+ Certification exams. A+ toolkit included. 

ITAC 1900 / Length: 180 hours

CRN 855, Tues-Thurs
May 12-July 14, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $4,599 (test vouchers included)

NOTE: An evening class will be offered in January. Please call for more information.

CompTIA Network + Certification
This 72-hour vendor-neutral certification program explores the features and functions of networking components, and the knowledge and skills needed to install, configure and troubleshoot basic networking hardware protocols and services. You will gain technical ability in the areas of media and topologies, protocols and standards, network implementation, and network support. New technologies such as wireless networking and gigabit ethernet will also be covered. Earn up to 3 credits. Your access code for the certification prep software will be given out the first night of class. Call 610-359-7344 for details. 

ITAC 1003 / Length: 72 hours

Cost: $1,975 (test vouchers included)

MTA

Microsoft Technology Associate
Are you new to IT? The Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) is the recommended entry point into IT certification and job preparation. This 24- hour course prepares students for an industry-recognized Microsoft certification. The MTA is an excellent prerequisite for those pursuing a career path in IT infrastructure using Microsoft technologies or to enhance your understanding of IT fundamentals. Topics include understanding network infrastructure, hardware, protocols, and services. 

Certification: Networking Fundamentals Exam 98-366 (Certiport Testing)

ITAC 2969 / Length 24 Hours

CRN 856, Tues & Thurs
May 12-28, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $599 (test vouchers included). Books purchased separately.

Cisco Certified Network Associate-CCNA
The Cisco CCNA network associate certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. This curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills plus`` (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2), VLANs, Ethernet, and access control lists (ACLs). Earn up to 6 credits. Your access code for the certification prep software will be given out the first night of class. No class 6/30 and 7/2.

Certification Exam:
Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification - 640-•802 CCNA or
Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification - 640-•822 ICND1 & 640-816 ICND2 (VUE Testing Center)

ITAC 6006 / Length: 72 hours

CRN 857, Tues & Thurs
May 12-July 16, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $2,799 (test vouchers included)

MCSA

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate – Windows Server 2012
This 120-hour hands on training will provide students with the core technical skills required to build a sustainable career in IT. According to Microsoft, these credentials will demonstrate that you have the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment, to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. Earning an MCSA: Windows Server 2012 certification will qualify you for a position as a network or computer systems administrator or a computer support specialist.

Certifications:

  • Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
    Exam 70-410 (Certiport Testing)
  • Administering Windows Server 2012
    Exam 70-411 (Certiport Testing)
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
    Exam 70-412 (Certiport Testing)

Prerequisite: Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) or equivalent knowledge

ITAC 2983 Length 120 Hours

CRN 628, Tues & Thurs
June 2-September 17, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $4,599 (test vouchers includes). Books purchased separately.

Administrative Professional Program
This 200-hour hands-on program features two of the world’s most popular software programs: Microsoft Office and Quick Books, a small business accounting tool. You’ll receive training in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Learn to manage e-mail and appointments using Microsoft Outlook. The coursework also includes computer basics, resume and interview skills, and highlights 21st century workplace skills. The MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification serves to enrich your resume and highlights your employable skills. MOS certification demonstrates to potential employers that you have achieved a level of expertise with this popular software.

COM 3400 / Length: 200 hours

CRN 577, Mon-Thurs
May 4-July 16, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $4,995 (test vouchers included)

Basics

Getting More Out of Your iPad

Bring your iPad, your Apple username and password to class and learn how to get more out of this small but powerful device. Topics covered include: how to navigate the interface, connect to wireless networks, how to personalize settings, identify built-in Apps (applications) such as ao add additional Apps from the Apple App Store and music from iTunes. Required: iPad with IOS version 7 or later.

COM 0204 / Length: 6 hours

CRN 859, Saturdays
May 9-16
9 a.m.-noon
Marple Campus

CRN 729, Mondays
June 15-22
6-9 p.m.
Exton Center
CRN 860, Thursdays
June 18-25
6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131
CRN 768, Tuesdays
August 4-11
6-9 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus
Using the Computer and Managing Files

Receive a thorough introduction to basic computer skills. Topics include: mouse use, windows navigation, exploring software, how and where to store documents and file management, simple editing, copy and paste, and a brief look at the Internet.

COM 3102 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 142, Mon-Thurs
May 4-7
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 908, Mon-Thurs
May 18-21
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus
CRN 864, Mon-Thurs
May 18-21
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 730, Tuesdays
June 2-July 21
6-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center
CRN 909, Mon-Thurs
June 8-11
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $375

Prescription for a Healthy PC
Learn how to perform basic maintenance that will improve the performance and reliability of your PC and how to deal with Internet viruses, spam, hoaxes, and popups. Know more about when you need to upgrade, add memory or buy a new monitor.

COM 1621 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 858, Saturdays
May 9-16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Computer Basics & Windows

A combined offering of Computer Basics and Windows, this course allows you to retain the same instructor, location and fellow students. Course topics include: introduction to computers, identifying hardware components, mouse use, window navigation, exploring software, introduction to the Windows desktop, creating files and folders, managing files, working with files and disks, creating shortcuts.

COM 0107 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 506, Mondays
June 1-July 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $280
Non-Sponsoring $340

Computer Keyboarding

Course topics include: introduction of the alpha/numeric keyboard, learning to touch type, keyboarding skills, application of keyboarding skills and timed typing.

COM 0104 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 294, Wednesdays
June 3-24, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Computer Basics

Discover what you can do with your computer. Course topics include: introduction to the computer, identifying hardware components, mouse use, windows navigation, exploring software, types of storage, hard drives and a brief look at the Internet. Prerequisite: for all computer courses.

COM 0101 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 617, Saturdays
May 9-16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Southeast Center

CRN 863, Mon & Wed
May 11-20, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 404, Mon-Thurs
May 18-21, 9-11 a.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Smartphone Basics

Do you find your smartphone makes you feel anything but smart? Right out of the box, these tiny yet powerful computers can be overwhelming! Learn the capabilities of the device including phone, email, Internet, downloading, uploading, storage and contacts. Use precautions necessary to protect your privacy and security on wireless networks.

COM 0417 / Length: 6 hours

CRN 861, Tuesdays
June 23-30, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 861, Wednesdays
July 8-15, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 769, Thursdays
July 23-30, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131

Windows 7

This hands-on course will guide you in maximizing the capability of the Windows 7 operating system. Explore the tools and programs available and become familiar with managing files and data. Course work will cover the changes from Windows XP and Vista. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0421 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 898, Mon & Wed
May 11-20, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 899, Tues & Thurs
May 12-21, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Internet

eBay for Buyers

Learn everything you need to know about buying and bidding on eBay. Create an account, search and evaluate items and prices, learn how to recognize trustworthy sellers and complete a transaction with safety and confidence. Learn to navigate and utilize customer service and buyer protection.

COM 1691 / Length: 6 hours

CRN 865, Tuesdays
May 5-12, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 770, Thursdays
August 6-13, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131

eBay for Sellers

Learn everything you need to know about the selling process on eBay: how to create a seller account, understand rules and best practices, select, research and prepare the item for sale, list the item, accept and confirm payment, shipping, account management and lots of great resources to take with you!

COM 1692 / Length: 6 hours

CRN 866, Tuesdays
May 19-26, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 771, Thursdays
August 20-27, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131

Google Apps – WOW!

Come and learn the fantastic free tools that are yours to use as part of the growing list of Google applications. You will be amazed at the incredible things you can do with Google, productive for business and research, creative for personal and fun, all free. Your instructor will guide you, hands-on, every step of the way.

COM 1608 / Length: 4 hours

CRN 869, Saturday
May 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 774, Thursday
August 13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $70
Non-Sponsoring $88

Social Networking for Small Businesses
Designed for the person in charge of marketing efforts for a small business, this course will help you to discover how to use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to get the word out about what you have to offer. Learn how to use these websites to your advantage, as well as see demonstrations of each and learn best practices for their use.

COM 1752/Length: 4 hrs

CRN 868, Saturday
May 16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 732, Tuesday
June 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 773, Tuesdays
July 21-28, 6-8 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

CRN 527, Wednesday
August 12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $70
Non-Sponsoring $88

Social Networking 101

Social networking websites help people connect with others who share interests, build online profiles and share media such as photos, music, other websites, and even videos. Take a guided tour of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, three wildly popular social networking sites. Your questions will be answered with demonstrations of each, and good and bad practices for personal and business use. Learn about the most fascinating new way of connecting with others.

COM 1605 / Length: 4 hours

CRN 578, Saturday
May 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 731, Mondays
June 8-15, 6-8 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

CRN 772, Monday
July 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $70
Non-Sponsoring $88

Introduction to Outlook
Learn how to best use Outlook, Microsoft’s email, contact and calendar manager program. Topics include creating, sending and managing messages, working with email attachments, creating contacts and groups, tasks, appointments, events and meetings.

Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills

COM 1354/ Length: 12 hours

CRN 867, Mon-Wed
June 29-July 1
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Microsoft

MOS Word
Become familiar with the most important concepts of Microsoft Word. Course topics include enhancing, organizing and managing documents. Presentation and demonstration of the skills necessary to sit for the Word MOS certification test are included. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 3260 / Length: 40 hours

CRN 870, Mon-Thurs
June 1-11, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $775 (test vouchers included)

MOS Excel

Become familiar with the most important concepts of Microsoft Excel. Course topics include managing, analyzing, formatting data and working with multiple worksheets. Presentation and demonstration of the skills necessary to sit for the Excel MOS certification test are included.
Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 3290 / Length: 40 hours

CRN 177, Mon-Thurs
June 15-25, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $775 (test vouchers included)

Word for the Workplace
Learn the world’s most popular word processing application! Basic to intermediate topics include: creating documents, editing, formatting, tables and printing. Creating and performing a mail merge is covered in this class. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 3103 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 143, Mon-Thurs
May 11-14, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $375



Word Introduction

Learn to create, save, format and edit documents. Increase your productivity. Course topics include: Word environment, help system, creating, saving, and printing documents, editing text, spelling and grammar check, thesaurus, and finding and replacing text. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0601 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 871, Wednesday
June 3, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 733, Thursday
June 18, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 775, Tuesday
August 4-25, 6-8 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Word Intermediate

Enhance and standardize professional documents. Course topics include: sections, tables, columns, mail merge, styles, templates, bookmarks and hyperlinks, and watermarks.
Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0650 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 776, Wed & Thurs
July 8-9, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

 

Excel for the Workplace

This course presents basic to intermediate concepts of spreadsheets. Topics include formatting, printing spreadsheets, formulas, functions, charts, and working with multiple worksheets.

COM 3104 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 128, Mon-Thurs
May 18-21, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $375

Excel Introduction

Learn to create, save, format, edit and print spreadsheets. Course topics include: Excel environment, entering and editing data, modifying a worksheet, using functions, formatting worksheets, printing, creating charts. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0901 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 216, Wednesday
May 20, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 872, Tues & Thurs
May 26-June 4, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 873, Tues & Thurs
June 2-11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 393, Tuesdays
June 2-23, 6-8 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

CRN 777, Thursday
July 30, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Excel Intermediate

Learn to enhance a spreadsheet and use more advanced Excel techniques. Course topics include: working with large worksheets, working with multiple worksheets and workbooks, customizing Excel, advanced charting and pivot tables, advanced formatting and validation, list management, documenting and auditing, templates and hyperlinks. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0950 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 874, Tues & Thurs
June 16-25, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 384, Thurs & Fri
August 20-21, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

 

Access Introduction

Create a simple database. Topics include: tables, reports, queries, forms, primary keys, working with fields, entering and editing data, querying your database, new queries, sorting queries and reports. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1101 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 875, Wednesday
June 17, 8:30-a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 921, Mon & Tues
July 13-14, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 734, Monday
June 22, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

PowerPoint for the Workplace
Create dynamic presentations. Topics include: overview of the PowerPoint environment; using animation, charts, and clipart; autoshapes and images; multi-media; customizing presentations; the Pack and Go feature and Web features.
Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 3106 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 129, Mon-Thurs
July 6-9, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $375

PowerPoint Introduction
Create a basic presentation. Topics include: the PowerPoint environment, creating and modifying presentations, formatting text, printing presentations, charts, editing a presentation and sharing info with other programs. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1201 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 876, Wednesday
June 10, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 728, Thursday
June 25, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Digital Photography

Using Your Digital Camera

Bring your digital camera, cable to connect to your computer and the software disk that came with the camera to this hands-on course. Topics include: camera memory, controls and menus, techniques for taking better pictures, transferring pictures to the computer, editing your photos (red eye, lighting and color correction) and printing and sending pictures on the internet. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0115 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 880, Tues & Thurs
May 14-26, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Photoshop for Photographers

Discover how to bring your photos to life, in color or black and white. Learn how to scan original prints, download files from a digital camera or CD, and optimize files to ready them for photo-quality printing or web use. Class will be held in a computer lab, where you will be able to practice everything you have learned. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0119 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 901, Tues & Thurs
June 2-11, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera

It’s time to take your camera off Auto mode. Learn to control your aperture, shutter speed, color, and get a sharp focus all with hands on activities. After the basics we’ll get creative with trick photography, night photography, paint with light, and more! Recommended: A 50 mm lens or other fixed lens.
Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0118 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 259, Wednesdays
July 15-August 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
No Class 7/22
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Computerized Accounting

Quickbooks Pro Introduction

Set up a QuickBooks company. Topics include: creating and customizing a new company, income and expense accounts, creating and maintaining customer and vendor accounts, invoices, payments and deposits, checks and reconciling accounts. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1551 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 346, Tues-Thurs
May 26-28, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 877, Mon & Wed
June 1-10, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Quickbooks Pro Advanced

Manage your business more effectively with the advanced features and tools of this diverse program. Topics include: payroll; customer and vendor credits; reimbursing or charging time, material and expenses; purchase orders; working with merged information; handling returns and bounced checks; and using the register. Prerequisite: COM 1501 or equivalent skills.

COM 1553 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 878, Mon & Wed
June 15-24, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Macintosh

Mac OSX Level 1
Learn to navigate the elegant Macintosh OSX desktop; use desktop tools including the dock, dashboard and spotlight; and organize windows with views and organize your work by creating folders. Explore built-in applications including Safari, Mail, Address Book, iCal and Spotlight. Students are invited to bring specific questions and problems to class.

COM 2002 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 863, Tues & Thurs
July 7-16, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 767, Tuesdays
July 7-29, 6-9 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus


Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

Web Design

Designing Effective Websites

Learn the basics of designing and developing an effective website. Discover the advantages of using templates and explore other affordable easy-to-use resources to create a professional website. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1606 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 311, Tues & Thurs
June 2-11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

Introduction to HTML 5

Learn the basics of hand-coding web pages with HTML5. In this beginners class, practice creating basic web pages using tags, elements and attributes, and add links and graphics. Explore the use of CSS style sheets for text formatting and tables for page layout. This course requires extensive typing.

COM 1642 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 917, Mon & Wed
June 8-24, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Introduction to Photoshop

Learn to use this image-manipulation program. Course topics include: Photoshop environment, sizing images, selecting image areas, layers, blending and compositing, image modes, color and painting, text, layer effects and filters and adjusting and saving complete images. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1653 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 727, Thursday
June 11, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 178, Mon & Wed
June 29-July 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

Photoshop Advanced

Use advanced selection options and learn to retouch images to make them Web ready. Course topics include: masking and layers, vector paths, swatches, gradients, patterns, layer type and styles, and advanced masking. Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills.

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 862, Mon & Wed
July 27-August 5, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 766, Thursday
August 6, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

Web Site Design Certification

The CIW Web Design Series is ideal for entry-level or experienced professionals who work in the fields of Web site design, e-commerce and graphic design. Entrepreneurs who want to be able to develop and manage their business online can benefit as well. Built for the Web industry by the Web industry, CIW courses and certifications are designed using leading technological standards, rather than any one specific software or hardware vendor.

CIW Site Development Foundations
Learn essential Web page development skills and how to develop Web sites using Hypertext Markup Language version 5 (HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). You will learn to write code manually, as well as use graphical user interface (GUI) authoring tools. You will also work with images, create hyperlinks, and add tables, forms, video and audio to your Web pages. Other topics include validating your HTML and CSS code, employing search engine optimization (SEO ), using style sheets extensively to format Web page content, and implementing fundamental design concepts. You will learn how Web sites are developed as managed projects. You will also identify e-commerce solutions and relate Web site development to business goals.

COM 9301 / Length: 200 hours at Marple Campus

Please call for schedule and cost: 610-3595035.
CIW Web Design Specialist
Develop the skills necessary to specialize in Web site design. Learn the essentials and best practices of Web design, including design theory, tools and technologies. Learn how to design and publish Web sites. Topics include Web Site Development Essentials (such as the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development), Web Design Elements (such as aesthetics, the site user’s experience, navigation, usability and accessibility), Basic Web Technologies (such as basic Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, site publishing and maintenance) and Advanced Web Technologies (such as multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases). Work with popular production tools such as Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash. Prepare to take the CIW Web Design Specialist exam, which earns the CIW Web Design Specialist certification.

COM 9311 / Length: 200 hours at Marple Campus

Please call for schedule and cost: 610-3595035.