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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Computer Training Classes

Computer Training & Certifications

Basics | Microsoft Office | Accounting | Web Design | Digital PhotographyRegister

Basics

iPhone Basics
Learn the capabilities of your iPhone including phone, email, Internet, downloading, uploading, storage and contacts. Use precautions necessary to protect your privacy and security on wireless networks. For iPhone users only.
COM 0417 / Length: 6 hours

Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $135

CRN 1821 Thurs & Fri
April 21-22
1-4 p.m. Marple
CRN 1821 Wed & Thurs
June 15-16
1-4 p.m. Marple

Android Smartphone Basics
Get the most from your Android Smartphone. This class is only for users of an Android Smartphone. Practice calling and using contacts; sending and reading emails on the phone; downloading and using apps; and getting the most from your phone’s security features.
COM 0417 / Length: 6 hours

CRN 2239 Fridays
March 25-April 8
1-3 p.m. Marple
CRN 610 Wednesdays
May 11-25
1-3 p.m. Marple

NEW! Smartphone Photography
Photographs are “made, not just taken.” This 12-hour course will help you make great pictures - and maybe even create works of art - using the tools of your smartphone’s camera. You will discuss good vs. great photos; practice photography techniques, and explore different apps to enhance photos. Class photos will be shared via the Internet. Bring your smartphone and charger.
COM 1675/ Length: 12 hours
Cost: Spon. $210; Non-Spon. $258

CRN 2292 Tuesdays
March 22-April 12
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 614 Wednesdays
June 8-29
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 1287 Tues & Thurs
March 29-April 7
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 292 Mon & Wed
June 6-15
6-8 p.m. Marple
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 273 Mon-Fri
Jan. 24-28
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 597 Mon-Fri
May 23-26
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Marple

iPad Bootcamp
Learn basic operation of Apple’s iPad (tablet) from turning it on, to using the built-in features of the operating system (OS). Find out how to add, manage and use apps to maximize the device’s capabilities. This class will cover only Apple’s iPad, not any other brand of tablet.

COM 2904 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Spon. $105; Non-Spon. $135

CRN 2229 Saturdays
March 26-April 9
12:30-2:30 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 1483 Mondays
Jan. 24-Feb. 14
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

       

Data & Presentation Software


Administrative Professional Program
Administrative Professional Program Employers need administrative professionals that are able to handle complex responsibilities. In this 200 hour hands-on programs student will gain certification level skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and knowledge of office management systems and procedures. In addition, this course will teach students how to organize and schedule appointments using software, draft letters, emails and other communications, prepare reports and presentations, plan meetings, and manage other general administrative activities. Students will also learn remote
workplace meeting tools such as Zoom, MS Teams, and GoToMeeting. Students will become comfortable with cloud-based storage and applications such as Google Drives and DocuSign. An essential aspect of business begins with social interactions; the customer service course will explore diversity, implicit bias, and other social ideas that often lead to miscommunication in the workplace. No class, 11/25, 11/26.
Certifications:
• MOS Word
• MOS Excel
• Customer Service
COM 3400 / Length: 200 hours
Cost: $4,995 (test vouchers included)

CRN 2043 Mon-Fri
Jan. 24-April 29
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 327 Mon-Fri
May 24-August 11
9 a.m.-2 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 258 Mon-Fri
Jan. 31-Feb. 4
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 598 Mon-Fri
June 6-June 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 2230 Friday
Feb. 11
9 a.m.-5:30 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 1293 Tues & Fri
Feb. 22 & 25
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 1743 Friday
April 22
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Marple
CRN 600 Tuesday
June 21
9 a.m.- 5:30 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 2233 Mon & Wed
May 16-25
6-8 p.m. Marple
Tableau Visual Analytics Platform
Tableau is the fastest-growing data-visualization tool used in the Business Intelligence Industry. It helps simplify raw data and present it in an easily understandable format. Data analysis is very fast with Tableau. Visualizations created are in the form of dashboards and worksheets.

COM 0634 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $279; Non-Sponsoring $299
CRN 2234 Tues & Thurs
February 8-17
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 621 Tues & Thurs
June 14-23
6-9 p.m. Marple

Microsoft Office Certification

Microsoft Office Specialist - 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: Word for the Workplace or equivalent skills.
COM 3260 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $775 (test vouchers included)

CRN 383 Mon-Fri
Feb. 28-March 11
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 567 Mon-Fri
July 11-21
9 a.m.-1 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: Excel for the Workplace or equivalent skills.
COM 3290 / Length: 40 hours
Cost: $775 (test vouchers included)

CRN 384 Mon-Fri
March 28-April 8
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 568 Mon-Fri
July 25-August 4
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 259 Mon-Fri
Feb. 7-11
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 599 Mon-Thurs
June 13-16
9 a.m.-2 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: Using a Computer & Managing Files or equivalent skills.
COM 0901 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 2231 Tuesday
Jan. 18-TBA
9 a.m.-5:30 pm. Exton
CRN 923 Mon & Wed
March 14-23
6:30-8:30 pm. Marple
CRN 565 Tues & Thurs
July 19-28
6:30-8:30 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: Using a Computer & Managing Files or equivalent skills.
COM 0950 / Length: 12 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $210; Non-Sponsoring $258

CRN 944 Tues & Thurs
April 12-21
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 566 Tues & Thurs
August 9-18
6-9 p.m. Marple

PowerPoint for the Workplace
Create dynamic presentations. Topics include: overview of the PowerPoint environment; using animation, charts, and clipart; auto shapes 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 274 Mon-Fri
February 14-18
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 301 Mon-Thurs
June 27 - 30
9 a.m.-2 p.m. 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 1292 Wed-Fri
Feb. 23-25
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Marple
CRN 3010 Tues-Wed
May 31 - June 2
9 a.m. -1 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 945 Mon-Thurs
April 25-28
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 603 Tues & Thurs
June 7-14
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Marple
CRN 569 Tues-Thurs
August 9-11
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Marple
 

Web Site Design

Introduction to WordPress

WordPress can have your blog or website up and running in no time. This course offers an introduction to the amazing open source website platform. It is powerful, easy to use and requires a minimal investment of time and money. Start at the beginning with easy to follow instructions. Bring a notebook.

COM 1633 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $135

CRN 2236 Wednesdays
March 2-9
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 604 Wednesdays
June 22-29
6-9 p.m. Marple

WordPress Intermediate
This class is a continuation to build off the foundations learned in Introduction to WordPress and a great way for a WordPress user to advance their current knowledge.

COM 1635 / Length: 6 Hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $140

CRN 2237 Wednesdays
April 6-13
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 570 Wednesdays
July 13-20
6-9 p.m. Marple
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 2235 Wed & Thurs
February 2-10
6-8 p.m. Maple
CRN 604 Wed & Thurs
June 8-16
6-8 p.m. Maple

Digital Photography

Introduction to Photoshop
Learn this 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 1653 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 523 Tuesday
March 22
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 255 Mon & Wed
April 18-27
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 607 Wednesday
June 22
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Exton
CRN 606 Tues & Thurs
June 14-23
6-8 p.m. Marple

NEW Scan & Preserve Photos, Slides,
Negatives

Learn what it takes to scan old photos, slides and negatives in high resolution and preserve them in digital format. Enhance lighting, improve color and clarity, backup your new collection and prepare to print or share online.
COM 0126 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $105; Non-Sponsoring $135

CRN 2240 Saturdays
January 22-29
9 a.m.-Noon Marple
CRN 611 Wednesday
5/18-25
6-9 p.m. Marple
Photoshop Advanced

Learn advanced techniques of this professional image editing program. Course topics include: masking, advanced use of layers, vector shapes and paths, special effects with text layers and blending modes. Prerequisite: COM 1653 or equivalent skills

COM 1657 / Length: 8 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $140; Non-Sponsoring $175

CRN 804 Mon & Wed
May 9-18
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 571 Mon & Wed
July 25-Aug. 3
6-8 p.m. Marple

NEW Digital Photo Management
If you love taking pictures but all your digital photos are scattered across smartphone, computer, camera cards, etc., this class is for you! Learn how to manage, update and keep your photos cataloged like a professional digital asset manager. Bring a 2TB portable external hard drive. Useful book information will be provided in class.

Prerequisite: COM 3102 or equivalent skills
COM 0124 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Spon. $105; Non-Spon. $135

CRN 2241 Wed & Thurs
April 6-7
6-9 p.m. Marple
CRN 572 Mon & Tues
July 11-12
6-9 p.m. Marple

Lightroom
Learn how professionals and hobbyists use Lightroom to manage digital photos, while saving time and giving that professional look. In this hands-on class, you will learn how to correct common lighting and color problems, reduce noise, crop, and print. Whether pictures from your point-and-shoot camera or RAW files from your professional DSLR, this class will have you creating professional images.

COM 1667/ Length: 8 hrs
Cost: Sponsoring $160; Non-Sponsoring $195

CRN 2238 Mondays
March 28-April 18
6-8 p.m. Marple
CRN 608 Mondays
June 6-27
6-8 p.m. Marple