Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

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.

Basics

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 1077 Tuesdays
Oct. 23-30
6-9 p.m. Marple
Mac OS X Level 1
Learn to navigate the elegant Macintosh OS X 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 2471 Mon & Wed
Oct. 5-24
6-9 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 2454 Tues-Fri
Sept. 4-7
9-11 a.m. Marple
CRN 596 Saturdays
Sept. 15-22
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Southeast
Using the Computer & 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 1096 Mon-Fri
Sept. 17-21
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1843 Tues-Fri
Oct. 29-Nov. 2
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 2455 Wednesdays
Sept. 12-Oct. 3
6-8 p.m. Marple
Cyber Security

This introduction cyber security course will teach you how to protect yourself and your family from inappropriate websites, cyber bullying and other traps and dangers you may encounter on the internet. Follow step-by-step recommendations to choose the right
tools and actions that can shield you from viruses and malicious content.

COM 1628 / Length: 8 hours​
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2453 Wednesdays
Oct. 3-10
6-10 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 499 Mon-Fri
Oct. 29-Nov. 9
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 309 Mon-Fri
Sept. 24-28
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2450 Mon-Fri
Nov. 5-9
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 1422 Monday
Nov. 19
8:30 a.m.-5 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 1839 Thursday
October 18
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 586 Thursday
November 1
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple
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 1825 Mon & Tues
Oct. 15-16
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1840 Tuesday
December 4
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 1415 Wednesday
November 30
8:30 a.m.-5 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 1414 Mon-Fri
Nov. 12-27
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 310 Mon-Fri
Sept. 10-14
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2681 Mon-Fri
Oct. 1-5
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 339 Saturdays
Oct. 13-Nov. 10
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2451 Mon-Fri
Nov. 12-16
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 339 Saturdays
Oct. 13-Nov. 10
9 a.m.-1 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 2445 Mon-Fri
Oct. 8-12
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 2452 Mon-Fri
Nov. 26-30
9 a.m.-1 p.mm. 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 1826 Wed-Fri
Oct. 17-19
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
Microsoft Project: Introduction
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 1838 Tuesdays
Oct. 16-Nov. 6
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 2449 Mon-Wed
Oct. 22-24
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1067 Mon & Wed
Nov. 26-Dec. 5
6-9 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 2456 Mon & Wed
Dec. 10-19
6-9 p.m. Marple