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
Introduction to Outlook T-R, 7/5-7 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Marple $210/$258
Mac OSX Level 1 TR, 7/5-14 6-9 p.m. Marple $210/$258
PowerPoint Introduction R, 7/7 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple $140/$175 
MOS Excel M-R, 7/11-21 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Marple $775
Photoshop Advanced MW, 7/11-20 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple
$140/$175 
eBay for Sellers W, 7/13-20 6-9 p.m. Exton $105/$131 
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera W, 7/13-8/3 6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple $140/$175
Photoshop Advanced R, 7/14 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton $140/$175 
Excel Intermediate WR, 7/20-21 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exton
$210/$258 
Excel Introduction R, 7/28 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton $140/$175

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

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
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
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

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

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

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 904 Wednesdays
July 13-20
6-9 p.m. Exton Center

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

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

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

 

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)

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

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 600 Thursday
July 28
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Exton Center
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 660 Mon & Tues
July 25-26
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Marple Campus
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 602 Thursday
July 7
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Marple Campus
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
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 161 Mon-Thurs
July 11-21
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Marple Campus

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

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

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 340 Wed & Thurs
July 20-21
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Exton Center

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

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 598 Tues-Thurs
July 5-7
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Marple Campus

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

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 229 Wednesdays
July 13-August 3
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple Campus

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 $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
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
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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 626 Tues & Thurs
July 5-14
6-9 p.m. Marple Campus

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

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
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
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

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 905 Mon & Wed
July 11-20
6:30-8:30 p.m. Marple Campus
CRN 599 Thursday
July 14
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Exton Center