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, 1/17-20 9-11 a.m. Marple $140/$175
Using the Computer & Managing Files MF, 1/23-27 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Quickbooks Pro Introduction TR, 1/24-2/2 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Smartphone Basics R, 1/26-2/2 6-9 p.m. Exton $105/$140
Social Networking 101 S, 1/28 9 a.m.-noon Marple $70/$90
Word for the Workplace M-F, 1/30-2/3 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Designing Effective Websites MF, 1/30-2/8 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Using Your Digital Camera TR, 1/31-2/9 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Excel Introduction W, 2/1-22 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/$175
eBay for Sellers S, 2/4-11 9 a.m.-noon Marple $105/$140
Excel for the Workplace M-F, 2/6-10 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Introduction to HTML5 MW, 2/6-15 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Facebook 101 W, 2/8 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
Microsoft Project W, 2/8-3/1 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Social Networking 101 R, 2/9-16 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton $70/$90
Outlook Introduction MT, 2/13-14 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Access Introduction W-F, 2/15-17 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Computer Keyboarding W, 2/15-3/8 6-8 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Using the Computer & Managing Files T-F, 2/21-24 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Marple $375
PowerPoint for the Workplace T-F, 2/21-24 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Marple $375
Introduction to Photoshop F, 2/24 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton $140/$175
Computer Basics S, 2/25-3/4 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $140/$175
MOS Word M-F, 2/27-3/10 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $775
Access Introduction M, 2/27-3/20 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Photoshop for Photographers TR, 2/28-3/9 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
eBay for Sellers R, 3/2-9 6-9 p.m. Exton $105/$140
Introduction to Photoshop MW, 3/6-15 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Quickbooks Pro Advanced TR, 3/7-16 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Excel Introduction S, 3/11-18 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Elements from Adobe S, 3/11-18 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $140/$175
MOS Excel M-F, 3/13-24 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $775
PowerPoint Introduction W, 3/15 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Twitter 101 W, 3/15 6-9 p.m. Marple $59/$79
Excel Introduction R, 3/16 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/$175
Photoshop  Advanced F, 3/17 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton $140/$175
Excel Intermediate TR, 3/21-30 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Designing Effective Websites T, 3/21-4/11 6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton $140/$175
Excel Intermediate W, 3/22-4/12 6-9 p.m. Exton $210/$265
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera W, 3/22-4/12 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Smartphone Basics R, 3/23-30 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$140
Excel Introduction S, 3/25-4/1 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast $140/$175
Quickbooks Pro Introduction TR, 1/24-2/2 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$265
Computer Basics TR, 3/28-4/6 6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby $140/$175
Excel for the Workplace S, 4/1-29 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Getting More Out of Your iPad R, 4/6-13 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$140
Using the Computer & Managing Files M-F, 4/10-14 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple $375
Photoshop  Advanced MW, 4/10-19 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
eBay for Sellers R, 4/20-27 6-9 p.m. Marple $105/$140

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 $140

CRN 2003 Thursdays
April 6-13
6-9 p.m. 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 $140

CRN 2854 Thursdays
December 8-15
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2014 Thursdays
Jan. 26-Feb. 2
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 2004 Thursdays
March 23-30
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 457 Mon-Fri
Jan. 23-27
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2133 Tues-Fri
Feb. 21-24
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 2563 Mon-Fri
April 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 2572 Wednesdays
Feb. 15-March 8
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 3319 Tues-Fri
Jan. 17-20
9-11 a.m. Marple
CRN 1018 Saturdays
Feb. 25-March 4
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast
CRN 2531 Tues & Thurs
March 28-April 6
6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby

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 $140

CRN 2576 Saturdays
Feb. 4-11
9 a.m.-noon Marple
CRN 2579 Thursdays
March 2-9
6-9 p.m. Exton
CRN 2005 Thursdays
April 20-27
6-9 p.m. Marple

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 3340 Wednesday
February 8
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 2813 Any time between Feb. 1 and March 1 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 $90

CRN 942 Saturday
January 28
9 a.m.-noon Marple
CRN 1521 Thursdays
Feb. 9-16
6:30-8:30 p.m. Exton
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 3342 Wednesday
March 15
6-9 p.m. Marple

Microsoft


MOS Word 2016
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 661 Mon-Fri
Feb. 27-March 10
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 432 Mon-Fri
Jan. 30-Feb. 3
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 1209 Wednesdays
Feb. 1-22
6:35-8:35 p.m. Upper Darby
CRN 2007 Saturdays
March 11-18
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2580 Thursday
March 16
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 2567 Saturdays
March 25-April 1
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 $210; Non-Sponsoring $265

CRN 3344 Wed-Fri
Feb. 15-17
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 3345 Mondays
Feb. 27-March 20
6-9 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 2568 Wednesday
March 15
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 $265
CRN 2744 Wednesdays
Feb. 8-March 1
6-9 p.m. Marple
MOS Excel 2016

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 662 Mon-Fri
March 13-24
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple

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 433 Mon-Fri
Feb. 6-10
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1208 Saturdays
April 1-29
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 $265

CRN 2008 Tues & Thurs
March 21-30
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2581 Wednesdays
March 22-April 12
6-9 p.m. Exton

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 458 Tues-Fri
Feb. 21-24
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Marple

Outlook Introduction
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 $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 3338 Mon & Tues
Feb. 13-14
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 $265

CRN 1530 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 31-Feb. 9
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 957 Wednesdays
March 22-April 12
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 1664 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 3350 Saturdays
March 11-18
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 $265
 
CRN 3349 Tues & Thurs
Feb. 28-March 9
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 $265

CRN 2015 Tues & Thurs
Jan. 24-Feb. 2
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 2011 Mon-Wed
March 27-29
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 $265

CRN 2565 Tues & Thurs
March 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 2012 Mon & Wed
Jan. 30-Feb. 8
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 1975 Tuesdays
March 21-April 11
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 920 Friday
February 24
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton
CRN 425 Mon & Wed
March 6-15
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 $265

CRN 2569 Mon & Wed
Feb. 6-15
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 2582 Friday
March 17
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton
CRN 1529 Mon & Wed
April 10-19
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple