Computer Training and Certification

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 and earn IT certifications that will distinguish you professionally and make you more marketable.

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Computer Basics M-R, 9/8-11 9-11 a.m. Marple $140/
$175
Internet Business Associate TR, 9/8-24 6-10 p.m. Marple $795
CompTIA A+ Certification MW, 9/9-2/24 6:35-10 p.m. Marple $4,599
Photoshop Elements S, 9/12-10/3 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Marple $280/
$340
Protect Your PC: Basics S, 9/12-19 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Administrative Professional Program M-F, 9/14-11/20 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $4,995
Using the Computer and Managing Files M-F, 9/14-18 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Designing Effective Websites MW, 9/14-23 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Introduction to HTML 5 MW, 9/15-10/6 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
eBay for Buyers W, 9/16-23 6-9 p.m. Exton
$105/
$131 
Computer Keyboarding R, 9/17-10/8 6-8 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Social Networking 101 R, 9/17-24 6-8 p.m. Phoenixville $70/
$88 
Word Introduction M, 9/21 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/
$175
Word for the Workplace M-F, 9/21-25 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Quickbooks Pro Introduction MW, 9/21-30 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate TR, 9/22-1/19 6-10 p.m. Marple $4,599
Cisco Certified Network Associate TR, 9/22-11/19 6-10 p.m. Marple $2,799
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert TR, 9/22-3/29 6-10 p.m. Marple $7,499
Using the Computer and Managing Files R, 9/24-11/12 6-8:30 p.m. Exton $375
Computer Basics S, 9/26-10/3 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $140/
$175
CompTIA Network Certification S, 9/26-12/12 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple $1,975
Excel for the Workplace M-F, 9/28-10/2 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Social Networking 101 T, 9/29 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton
$70/
$88 
Using Your Digital Camera TR, 9/29-10/8 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
Site Development Associate TR, 9/29-10/15 6-10 p.m. Marple $795
Getting More Our of Your iPad W, 9/30-10/7 9 a.m.-noon Exton $105/
$131
eBay for Sellers W, 9/30-10/7 6-9 p.m. Exton
$105/
$131 
Social Networking for Small Businesses R, 10/1 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Exton
$70/
$88
PowerPoint for the Workplace M-F, 10/5-9 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
CompTIA A+ Certification TWR, 10/6-12/9 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Marple $4,599
Microsoft Technology Associate TR, 10/6-22 6-10 p.m. Marple  $599
Social Networking for Small Businesses T, 10/6-13 6-8 p.m. Pennocks Bridge $70/
$88
Excel Introduction W, 10/7 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/
$175 
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera W, 10/7-28 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Introduction to Photoshop R, 10/8 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton $140/
$175
Excel for the Workplace S, 10/10-11/7 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Excel Introduction M, 10/12 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/
$175 
Administrative Professional Program M-F, 10/12-2/5 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $4,995
Using the Computer and Managing Files M-F, 10/12-16 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Quickbooks Pro Introduction M-W, 10/12-14 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
Access Introduction RF, 10/15-16 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
$140/
$175 
Getting More Our of Your iPad R, 10/15-22 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/
$131
LinkedIn: The Basics and Beyond R, 10/15 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
Protect Your PC: Advanced Techniques S, 10/17-24 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
MOS Word M-F, 10/19-30 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $775
Introduction to Photoshop MW, 10/19-28 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Computer Basics MW, 10/19-28 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/
$175
Excel Intermediate TW, 10/20-21 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exton $210/
$258 
Excel Intermediate TR, 10/20-28 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/
$258 
Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist TR, 10/20-11/5
S, 10/24-11/7
6-10 p.m.
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Marple $1,495
Computer Basics & Windows T, 10/20-12/8 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton $280/
$340
Photoshop Advanced R, 10/22 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton $140/
$175
Designing Effective Websites TR, 10/20-29 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton $140/
$175
Social Networking 101 S, 10/24 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $70/
$88 
Smartphone Basics T, 10/27-11/3 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/
$131
MOS Excel M-F, 11/2-13 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $775
Mac OSX Level 1 T, 11/3-24 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
Excel Introduction R, 11/5 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/
$175
eBay for Sellers R, 11/5-12 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/
$131 
Google Apps - WOW! S, 11/7 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
$70/
$88 
PowerPoint Introduction M, 11/9 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/
$175
Quickbooks Pro Advanced MW, 11/9-18 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
Using the Computer and Managing Files M-F, 11/9-13 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
JavaScript Specialist TR, 11/10-12/1
S, 11/14-12/5
6-10 p.m.
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Marple $1,495
Excel Introduction S, 11/14-21 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $140/
$175
Social Networking for Small Businesses S, 11/14 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $70/
$88
Access Introduction M, 11/16 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/
$175 
Introduction to Outlook M-W, 11/16-18 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $210/
$258
Photoshop Advanced MW, 11/30-12/9 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/
$175
Excel Introduction TR, 12/1-10 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/
$175
eBay for Buyers R, 12/3-10 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/
$131 
LinkedIn: The Basics and Beyond R, 12/3 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
eBay for Sellers R, 12/5-12 9-11 a.m. Marple $105/
$131 
PowerPoint Introduction T, 12/8 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/
$175

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 2898, Mon & Wed
September 9-February 24
6:35-10 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2035, Tues-Thurs
October 6-December 9
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

CRN 2899, Saturdays
September 26-December 12
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $1,975 (test vouchers included)

Networking Solutions/Server Management

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 2038, Tues & Thurs
October 6-22, 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 2033, Tues & Thurs
September 22-November 19
6-10 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $2,799 (test vouchers included)

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. No class 11/26, 12/24 to 12/31.

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 2994 Length 120 Hours

CRN 2034, Tues & Thurs
September 22-January 19
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 2048, Mon-Fri
September 14-November 20
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2312, Mon-Fri
October 12-February 5
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $4,995 (test vouchers included)

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 programs requires students to pass five Microsoft certifications. After passing the first three certifications, the candidate has earned the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate – Windows Server 2012 credential. The remaining two certifications are required for the MCSE. (No class 11/26, 12/24 to 12/31)

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 2039, Tues & Thurs
September 22-March 29
6-10 p.m., Marple Campus

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

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 2081, Wednesdays
September 30-October 7
9 a.m.-noon
Exton Center
CRN 2082, Thursdays
October 15-22
6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus
Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131
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 2236, Mon-Fri
September 14-18
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2827, Thursdays
September 24-November 12, 6-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center
CRN 547, Mon-Fri
October 12-16
9 a.m.-1 p.m.|
Marple Campus


CRN 2959, Mon-Fri
November 9-13
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Protect Your PC: Basics
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 880, Saturdays
September 12-19
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 1920, Tuesdays
October 20-December 8
6:30-8:30 pm., 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 2814, Thursdays
September 17-October 8
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 1042, Mon-Thurs
September 8-11
9-11 a.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2812, Saturdays
September 26-October 3
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Southeast Center

CRn 2049, Mon & Wed
October 19-28
6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby Center

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 2083, Tuesdays
October 27-November 3
6-9 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $105
Non-Sponsoring $131

Protect Your PC: Advanced Techniques

Learn advanced troubleshooting techniques covering hardware and software issues. Review methods of virus, spyware, spam, and phishing protection. Discover advanced techniques to improve PC performance. Includes data backup methods and overview of current and future operating systems.

COM 1621 / Length: 8 hours

CRN 2909, Saturdays
October 17-24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

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 2828, Wednesdays
September 16-23, 6-9 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2822, Thursdays
December 3-10, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

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

CRN 2829, Wednesdays
September 30-October 7
6-9 p.m., Exton Center

CRN 2815, Thursdays
November 5-12, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2824, Saturdays
December 5-12, 9-11 a.m.
Marple Campus

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

CRN 2053, Saturday
November 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

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

CRN 2026, Thursday
October 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2027, Tuesdays
October 6-13, 6-8 p.m.
Pennocks Bridge Campus

CRN 2816, Saturday
November 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

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 2831, Thursdays
September 17-24, 6-8 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2832, Tuesday
September 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2052, Saturday
October 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $70
Non-Sponsoring $88

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

CRN 2910, Thursday
October 15, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2914, Thursday
December 3, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $59
Non-Sponsoring $79

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 875, Mon-Fri
October 19-30, 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 876, Mon-Fri
November 2-13, 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 548, Mon-Fri
September 21-25, 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 2179, Tuesday
September 1, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2028, Monday
September 21, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2054, Mon & Wed
November 9-18, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby 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 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 549, Mon-Fri
September 28-October 2
9 a.m.-1 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 594, Saturdays
October 10-November 7
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 1021, Wednesday
October 7, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2834, Monday
October 12, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2835, Thursday
November 5, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2907, Saturdays
November 14-21, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Southeast Center

CRN 2825, Tues & Thurs
December 1-10, 6:35-8:35 p.m.
Upper Darby 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 384, Thurs & Fri
August 20-21, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2055, Tues & Thurs
October 20-28, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2836, Tues & Wed
October 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 1022, Thurs & Fri
October 15-16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2837, Monday
November 16, 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 550, Mon-Fri
October 5-9, 9 a.m.-1 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 2029, Monday
November 9, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2826, Tuesday
December 8, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $140
Non-Sponsoring $175

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 2817, Mon-Wed
November 16-18
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

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 2061, Tues & Thurs
September 29-October 8
6-9 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $210
Non-Sponsoring $258

Photoshop Elements

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

COM 1664 / Length: 16 hours

CRN 2908, Saturdays
September 12-October 3
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $280
Non-Sponsoring $340

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 2062, Wednesdays
October 7-28, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
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 2056, Mon & Wed
September 21-30, 6-9 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 693, Mon-Wed
October 12-14, 9 a.m.-1 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 2057, Mon & Wed
November 9-18, 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 2063, Tuesdays
November 3-24, 6-9 p.m.
Marple 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 2058, Mon & Wed
September 14-23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2830, Tues & Thurs
October 20-29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Exton Center

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 2860, Mon & Wed
September 15-October 6
6-9 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 2838, Thursday
October 8, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2060, Mon & Wed
October 19-28, 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 2839, Thursday
October 22, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exton Center

CRN 2819, Mon & Wed
November 30-December 9
6:30-8:30 p.m., Marple Campus

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.

Internet Business Associate 

This course prepares students to work effectively in today’s business environment. You will learn about the tasks involved in various Information Technology (IT) job roles, and explore career opportunities in the IT industry. Learn about Internet connection methods, Internet protocols, the Domain Name System (DNS), cloud computing and mobile devices. You’ll study the basic functions of Web browsers, the components of Web addresses and browser use in the business world. Learn about databases as they relate to Web search engines, and how to use search engines to conduct basic and advanced Web searches. This course also covers local and Web-based (cloud-based) e-mail clients, communicating using Web technologies and social networking tools,
Internet research and collaboration tools, software development tools and much more. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills.

COM 9300 / Length: 24 hours

CRN 2918, Tues & Thurs
September 8-24, 6-10 p.m.
Marple Campus

Cost: $795
Site Development Associate

This course teaches essential Web page development skills. Learn how to develop Web sites using Hypertext Markup Language version 5 (HTML5) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Learn to write code manually, as well as use graphical user interface (GUI) authoring tools. You‘ll 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. Learn how Web sites are developed as managed projects. You will also identify e-commerce solutions and relate Web site development to business goals. Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills

COM 9301 / Length: 24 hours

CRN 2921, Tues & Thurs
September 29-October 15
6-10 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $795
Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist 

This course teaches the essentials of HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript. These technologies can be used together to create Web pages that easily adapt to display on smartphones, tablets, gaming devices and smart TVs, as well as to desktop computers. This course builds upon your manual coding skills to teach you how to develop Web documents using new elements, attributes and selectors introduced in HTML5 and CSS3. You will create Web pages using the HTML5 structure elements, embed video and audio, and develop cross-browser user-input forms. You will use CSS3 to position and format content, and to create effects such as transformations, transitions and animation. You will also learn basic JavaScript coding, and use HTML5 APIs (application programming interfaces) to extend the functionality of Web pages with modern features such as geolocation, drag-and-drop, canvas and offline Web applications. Prerequisite: COM 9301 or equivalent skills.

COM 9305 / Length: 48 hours 

CRN 2922, Tues & Thurs
October 20-November 5
6-10 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2922, Tues & Thurs
October 24-November 7
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $1,495
JavaScript Specialist

This course focuses on the fundamental concepts of the JavaScript language. You will be empowered with the skills to design client-side, platform-independent solutions that greatly increase the value of your Web site by providing interactivity and interest. Learn how to use JavaScript to communicate with users, modify the Document Object Model (DOM), control program flow, validate forms, animate images, create cookies, change XHTML on the fly, and communicate with databases. By the end of this course, you will understand and confidently use the most popular applications of JavaScript. No class 11/26 and 11/28. Prerequisite: COM 9301 or equivalent skills.

COM 9306 / Length: 48 hours

CRN 2923, Tues & Thurs
November 10-December 1
6-10 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2923, Saturday
November 14-December 5
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: $1,495