Computer Training and Certification

Computer Training & Certifications

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.

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 1348, Mon & Wed
Jan. 21-July 1, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 1258, Tues-Thurs
Feb. 17-April 21, 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. No class 11/29.

ITAC 1003 / Length: 72 hours

Cost: $1,975 (test vouchers included)

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 3054, Tues & Thurs
Jan. 13-29, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

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

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate – Windows Server 2012

This 120 hour hands-on training will provide students with the core technical ability 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. No class 11/25 to 11/27 & 12/16 to 1/1 Prerequisite: Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) or equivalent knowledge.

ITAC 2994 Length 120 Hours

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)

CRN 3055, Tues-Thurs
Feb. 3-18, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3056, Tues & Thurs
March 24-July 2, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

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

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert

Learn the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Server Infrastructure will qualify you for such jobs as computer support specialist and information security analyst.

This certification program requires students to pass five Microsoft certifications. After passing the first three the candidate has earned the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate – Windows Server 2012 credential. The remaining two certifications are required for the MCSE.

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)
• Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure Exam 70-413 (Certiport Testing)
• Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure Exam 70-414 (Certiport Testing)

Prerequisite: Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) or equivalent knowledge

ITAC 2959 / Length: 200 Hours

CRN 3057, Tues-Thurs
Feb. 3-April 22, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2150, Tues & Thurs
March 24-Sept. 10, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $7,499 (test vouchers included). Books purchased separately.

A recertification exam is required every three years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate

This certification program 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. Call 610-359-7344 for details.

Certification Exam:

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

ITAC 6006 / Length: 72 hours

CRN 2066, Tues & Thurs
Feb. 3-April 2, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $2,799 (test vouchers included)

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, and PowerPoint along with e-mail and internet search techniques. The coursework also includes Computer Basics, Resume and Interview skills, Outlook, 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 2650, Mon-Friday
Jan. 26-April 3, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $4,995 (test vouchers included)
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 2035, Saturday
Jan. 31-Feb. 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175
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 Safari web browser, camera, photos, productivity tools such as notes and reminders. Learn how to 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 3019, Saturdays
Feb. 21-28, 9 a.m.-noon
Marple Campus

CRN 2931, Wednesdays
March 4-11, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 3020, Thursday
March 19-26, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2932, Wednesdays
May 6-13, 6-9 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131
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 2956, Thursdays
Jan. 29-Feb. 5, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 3039, Tuesdays
Feb. 17-24, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3021, Thursdays
March 26-April 2, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131
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. This class is a prerequisite for all computer courses.

COM 0101 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 3022, Mon-Fri
Jan. 12-15, 9-11 a.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3013, Mon & Wed
Jan. 12-26 (no class Jan. 19)
6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 1271, Saturdays
Jan. 24-31, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Southeast Center

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 2913, Tuesdays
Feb. 17-April 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2912, Mondays
March 2-April 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $280
Non-Sponsoring $340
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 3015, Tues & Thurs
Jan. 20-29, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 3023, Tues & Thurs
Feb. 3-12, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175
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 1552, Wednesdays
Feb. 4-25, 6-8 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175
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. This class is a prerequisite for most 20 hour courses.

COM 3102 / Length: 20 hours

CRN 542, Mon-Fri
Jan. 26-30, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3380, Tues-Fri
Feb. 17-29, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3381, Mon-Fri
March 9-13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2029, Thursday
March 5-April 23, 6-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 3014, Mon-Fri
March 16-20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

Cost: $375
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 3024, Thursdays
March 5-12, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2920, Thursdays
April 23-30, 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 3025, Thursdays
April 9-16, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2921, Thursdays
May 7-14, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131 
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 1350 / Length: 12 hours 

CRN 3026, Mon-Wed
April 6-8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258
Make the Most of the Internet

Learn the best ways to use the internet including basic browsing techniques, creating favorites, use of search engines and their features, customizing your internet experience and security/maintenance best practices. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1601 / Length: 8 hours
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 2030, Monday
March 23, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 1166, Saturday
April 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2957, Monday
May 11, 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 2032, Tuesdays
Feb. 17-24, 6-8 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2958, Wednesday
Feb. 18, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 3074, Saturday
March 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2031, Wednesday
April 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $70
Non-Sponsoring $88
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 2036, Saturday
Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2935, Wednesday
Feb. 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $70
Non-Sponsoring $88
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 794, Mon-Fri
Feb. 23-March 6, 9 a.m.-1 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 795, Mon-Fri
March 16-27, 9 a.m.-1 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 514, Mon-Fri
Feb. 2-6, 9 a.m.-1 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 2703, Friday
Feb. 6, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3016, Tues & Thurs
Feb. 17-26, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 2969, Thursday
March 19, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

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 3027, Tues & Thurs
Feb. 17-26, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2968, Wed & Thurs
March 25-26, 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 515, Mon-Fri
Feb. 9-13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 1554, Saturdays
March 7-28, 9 a.m.-1 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 887, Wednesday
Jan. 21, 8;30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 1555, Tues & Thurs
Feb. 3-12, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

CRN 3028, Saturdays
Feb. 21-28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3038, Saturdays
March 7-14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Southeast Center

CRN 2925, Tuesday
April 7, 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 3029, Tues & Thurs
March 3-12, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2926, Tues & Wed
April 21-22, 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 2908, Thursday
Feb. 19, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 3030, Wednesday
Feb. 25, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3031, Thurs & Fri
April 9-10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

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 543, Tues-Fri
March 30-April 3, 9 a.m.-2 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 3032, Wednesday
March 18, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2953, Monday
May 4, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175
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 3040, Tues & Thurs
Jan. 27-Feb. 5, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 3033, Mon-Wed
April 13-15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 510, Tues & Thurs
April 21-30, 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 1551 or equivalent skills.

COM 1553 / Length: 12 hours

CRN 2003, Tues & Thurs
May 5-14, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258
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 3034, Mon & Wed
Feb. 2-11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2917, Tues & Thurs
March 24-April 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175
Dreamweaver Introduction

Learn how to develop a basic website using the visual layout and text-styling tools in Adobe Dreamweaver. Course topics: the Dreamweaver workspace; typing/importing and formatting text; working with images; adding the different types of hyperlinks; using tables to create structure; CSS to control layout and design; and validating and publishing a site. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 1685 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 2222, Mon & Wed
Feb. 23-March 11, 6-8:45 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $280
Non-Sponsoring $340
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 1139, Thursday
March 19, 8;30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 506, Mon & Wed
March 23-April 1, 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 2952, Thursday
April 2, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2043, Mon & Wed
April 6-15, 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175
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 2947, Tuesdays
March 31-April 21, 6-9 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 3035, Mon & Wed
Feb. 2-11, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258
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 2045, Tues & Thurs
Feb. 3-12, 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! Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 0118 / Length: 8 hours  

CRN 1188, Wednesday
March 4-25, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-sponsoring $175

Website 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: 610-359-5035.
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: 610-359-5035.