Computer Training Classes

Computer Training & Certifications

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Delaware County Community College offers a wide variety of programs and courses to help you sharpen your computer skills.

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Computer Basics T-F, 9/6-9 9-11 a.m. Marple $140/$175
Using the Computer & Managing Files M-F, 9/12-16 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Designing Effective Websites MW, 9/12-21 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Word for the Workplace M-F, 9/19-23 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Quickbooks Pro Introduction MW, 9/19-28 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Computer Keyboarding W, 9/21-10/12 6-8 p.m. Marple $140/$175
eBay for Sellers S, 9/24-10/1 9 a.m.-noon Marple $105/$131
Excel for the Workplace M-F, 9/26-30 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Using Your Digital Camera TR, 9/27-10/6 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
eBay for Sellers W, 9/28-10/5 6-9 p.m. Exton $105/$131
Elements from Adobe S, 10/1-22 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $280/$340
PowerPoint for the Workplace M-F, 10/3-7 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera W, 10/5-11/2 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Introduction to Photoshop R, 10/6 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton $140/$175
Facebook 101 R, 10/6 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
LinkedIn: The Basics & Beyond R, 10/6 6-9 p.m. Exton $59/$79
Quickbooks Pro Introduction M-W, 10/10-12 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Using the Computer & Managing Files M-F, 10/10-14 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Introduction to HTML5 MW, 10/10-19 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Microsoft Project TR, 10/11-27 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Designing Effective Websites W, 10/12-11/2 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Access Introduction RF, 10/13-14 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Excel Introduction R, 10/13 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/$175
Getting More Out of Your iPad R, 10/13-20 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$131
Excel for the Workplace S, 10/15-11/12 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Social Networking for Business S, 10/15 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $70/$88
MOS Word M-F, 10/17-28 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $775
Introduction to Photoshop MW, 10/24-11/2 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Computer Basics MW, 10/17-26 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/$175
Photoshop for Photographers TR, 10/18-27 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Twitter 101 R, 10/20 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
Smartphone Basics T, 10/25-11/1 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$131
Excel Introduction R, 10/27 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Photoshop  Advanced R, 10/27 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m Exton $140/$175
Excel Intermediate R, 10/27-11/17 6-9 p.m. Exton $210/$258
MOS Excel M-F, 10/31-11/11 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $775
LinkedIn: The Basics & Beyond R, 11/3 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
eBay for Sellers R, 11/3-10 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$131
Quickbooks Pro Advanced MW, 11/7-16 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Mac OSX Level 1 MW, 11/7-16 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Social Networking 101 W, 11/9-16 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton $70/$88
Excel Introduction W, 11/9-11 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/$175
Computer Basics S, 11/12-19 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $140/$175
Social Networking 101 S, 11/12 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $70/$88
Introduction to Outlook M-W, 11/14-16 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Word Introduction M, 11/21 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Social Networking 101 MW, 11/28-12/14 6-9:30 p.m. Marple $70/$88
Photoshop Advanced MW, 11/28-12/7 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Excel Intermediate TR, 11/29-12/8 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Word Introduction TR, 11/29-12/8 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/$175
Social Networking for Business W, 11/30-12/7 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton $70/$88
PowerPoint Introduction F, 12/2 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Getting More Out of Your iPad S, 12/3-10 9 a.m.-noon Marple $105/$131
Excel Introduction S, 12/3-10 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $140/$175
Access Introduction M, 12/5 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Smartphone Basics R, 12/8-15 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$131

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
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $131

CRN 1703 Thursdays
Oct. 13-20
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2853 Saturdays
Dec. 3-10
9 a.m.-noon Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $131

CRN 1704 Tuesdays
Oct. 25-Nov. 1
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2854 Thursdays
Dec. 8-15
6-9 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: $375

CRN 1790 Mon-Fri
Sept. 12-16
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2230 Mon-Fri
Oct. 10-14
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2143 Wednesdays
Sept. 21-Oct. 12
6-8 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 903 Tues-Fri
Sept. 6-9
9-11 a.m. Marple
CRN 1685 Mon & Wed
Oct. 17-26
6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2855 Saturdays
Nov. 12-19
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast

Internet


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
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $131

CRN 2199 Saturdays
Sept. 24-Oct. 1
9 a.m.-noon Marple
CRN 2152 Wednesdays
Sept. 28-Oct. 5
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 2144 Thursdays
Nov. 3-10
6-9 p.m. Marple

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 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $70; Non-Sponsoring $88

CRN 2145 Saturday
October 15
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1669 Wednesdays
Nov. 30-Dec. 7
6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton
Facebook 101
Learn the many ways that Facebook enables you to connect and share with family and friends, or to promote your business online. Easy to follow instructions, demonstrations and hands-on exercises make this class enjoyable and educational.

COM 1619 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $59; Non-Sponsoring $79
CRN 2981 Thursday
October 6
6-9 p.m. Marple
Twitter 101
Learn all about Twitter and how it is being used today. Explore the people, posts and insights that make it powerful, useful and engaging for individuals and businesses. Find out best practices and helpful tips.

COM 1622 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $59; Non-Sponsoring $79
CRN 2982 Thursday
October 20
6-9 p.m. Marple
eBay for  Sellers: Online Course
Take this course at your own convenience online! The course will offer the same content as described above. Courses include lessons, handouts, discussion areas and supplementary links. The same instructor will serve as your guide in this online course created by Delaware County Community College.

COM 1692 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $131
CRN 3021 Any time between October 4 and November 4 Online
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
Cost: Sponsoring $70; Non-Sponsoring $88

CRN 2153 Wednesdays
Nov. 9-16
6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 2856 Saturday
Nov. 12
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 995 Mon & Wed
Nov. 28-Dec. 14
6-9:30 p.m. Marple

LinkedIn: The Basics and Beyond
This course orients new and unfamiliar LinkedIn members to critical profile navigation sectors, drills deep into the settings to optimize personal exposure, communications, and security, then demonstrates a variety of custom communications and networking strategies that deliver great results. You are best served by bringing your laptop to interact and create real-time changes to your profile. Tablet or mobile devices are NOT recommended. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills

COM 1620 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $59; Non-Sponsoring $79

CRN 2889 Thursday
October 6
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 2196 Thursday
November 3
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: $775 (test vouchers included)
CRN 760 Mon-Fri
Oct. 17-28
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: $375
CRN 488 Mon-Fri
Sept. 19-23
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2154 Thursday
October 13
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 885 Thursday
October 27
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple
CRN 2857 Wednesdays
Nov. 9-11
6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2858 Saturdays
Dec. 3-10
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast
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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 886 Thurs & Fri
Oct. 13-14
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2871 Monday
December 5
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175
CRN 2859 Friday
December 2
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple
Microsoft Project
If you need to complete a project on time and within budget, find out how to use Microsoft Project to do it. Learn all the tools you need to manAge your project using the most popular project manAgement software - Microsoft Project. Learn how to develop and maintain a project schedule (Gantt Chart). This class is taught “hands-on” in a computer lab and also features the most popular project management methodology from the Project Management Institute (PMI).

COM 1801 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258
CRN 2890 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 11-27
6-9 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: $775 (test vouchers included)

CRN 2849 Mon-Fri
Oct. 31-Nov. 11
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2874 Monday
November 21
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple
CRN 2873 Tues & Thurs
Nov. 29-Dec. 8
6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby

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
Cost: $375

CRN 489 Mon-Fri
Sept. 26-30
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 531 Saturdays
Oct. 15-Nov. 12
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 2887 Thursdays
Oct. 27-Nov. 17
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 2875 Tues & Thurs
Nov. 29-Dec. 8
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: $375

CRN 490 Mon-Fri
Oct. 3-7
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 2146 Mon-Wed
Nov. 14-16
9 a.m.-1p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 1691 Tues & Thurs
Sept. 27-Oct. 6
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 1692 Wednesdays
Oct. 5-Nov. 2
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple

Elements from Adobe
Learn to adjust and edit your digital pictures with Elements - Adobe’s magical photo-editing software for consumers. Topics include: photo correction, retouching, special effects and combining images. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills. 

COM 1663 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $280; Non-Sponsoring $340

CRN 2891 Saturdays
Oct. 1-22
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258
CRN 2892 Tues & Thurs
Oct. 18-27
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 1687 Mon & Wed
Sept. 19-28
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 623 Mon-Wed
Oct. 10-12
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 1688 Mon & Wed
Nov. 7-16
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 2872 Mon & Wed
November 7-16
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 1689 Mon & Wed
Sept. 12-21
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2888 Wednesdays
Oct. 12-Nov. 2
6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton

Introduction to Photoshop
Learn to use the image-editing program used by the pros. Course topics include: cropping and resizing images, selecting image areas, layers, compositing, adjusting color and lighting, retouching photos, adding text, and preparing images for print and the web. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2156 Thursday
October 6
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton
CRN 1690 Mon & Wed
Oct. 24-Nov. 2
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 2166 Mon & Wed
Oct. 10-19
6-9 p.m. Marple

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
Cost: Sponsoring $140, Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2157 Thursday
October 27
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton
CRN 2147 Mon & Wed
Nov. 28-Dec. 7
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple