Computer Applications

Microsoft Office Programs

Microsoft Excel Training Certificate

Successfully complete all three classes for either Excel or Word or both and receive 1.8 CEUs along with a certificate of completion for each series of classes you attend. Classes may also be taken individually if you do not wish to obtain the certificate.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

Enter and edit information. Create and copy simple formulas and functions. Use Cut/Copy/Paste and Drag and Drop to duplicate or reorganize data. Apply borders, shading and other formats. Sort and graph your data. Prerequisite: Windows knowledge.

Thu, Jan 18-25, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks   Littleton Campus
COMP 1007S01-80039          $179, includes manual closed

Add to CartFri, Feb 9, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.                  Parker Campus
COMP 1007SP1-80040                  $179, includes manual

Add to CartWed, Mar 21-28, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks   Littleton Campus
COMP 1007S02-80041                 $179, includes manual

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016

Work with multiple and large workbooks. Enter a 3D formula. Learn about outlines, subtotals, tables, and lists. Apply names to ranges. Practice advanced graphing techniques. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel or equivalent knowledge.

Thu, Feb 1-8, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1008S01-80042          $179, includes manual
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Add to CartFri, Feb 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.         Parker Campus
COMP 1008F01-68045            $179, includes manual

Add to CartThu, Apr 4-11, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1008S02-80044               $179, includes manual

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016

Create and use pivot tables and charts; lookup functions and multiple workbook techniques; create and edit macros and customize toolbars. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel or equivalent knowledge.

Add to CartThu, Feb 15-22, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1009S01-80045               $179, includes manual

Add to CartFri, Feb 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.          Parker Campus
COMP 1009SP1-80193                $179, includes manual

Add to CartWed, Apr 18-25, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1009S02-80047               $179, includes manual

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016

This introductory course will equip new students with an overview of Word basics, providing a beginner level foundation of the application. Students will be engaged with hands on learning as they apply learned concepts to create relevant, mock work examples such as a brochure, resume table and more.

Tue, Feb 6-13, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks   Littleton Campus
COMP 1010S01-80048                $179, includes manual closed

Add to CartFri, Mar 23, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 2 wks   Littleton Campus
COMP 1010S02-80049                $179, includes manual

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2016

This intermediate level course will build on the basics to expand students’ MS Word skill-set as they learn special text effects, mail merging and the key tools essential to long documents. Students will be engaged with hands on learning as they apply learned concepts to create relevant, mock work examples such as a newsletter, table of contents and more.

Add to CartTue, Feb 20 and March 6, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1011S01-80050               $179, includes manual

Add to CartFri, Mar 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1011S02-80051             $179, includes manual

Advanced Microsoft Word 2016

This advanced level course will enable students to maximize the features and uses of MS Word as they learn about sharing and securing documents, working with macros and integrating Word with Excel, PowerPoint and the Web. Students will be engaged with hands on learning as they apply learned concepts to create relevant, mock work examples.

Add to CartTue, Mar 20-27, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1014S01-80052              $179, includes manual

Fri, Apr 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1014S02-80053               $179, includes manual closed

Avoiding Death by PowerPoint

Greg Jameson
This course is designed for business professionals who give presentations, whether internally to staff members and fellow employees, or to clients or colleagues at conventions. It is more than just a course on the technical aspects of using PowerPoint, although those skills are covered. It is also more than simply learning public speaking, although those skills are covered as well. Making business presentations is a BIG deal – often resulting in investment money or project updates. In this course you are going to learn how to make killer presentations that help you get more customers or better buy-in for your proposals and projects. You will be able to practice your presentation and get feedback. A copy of the book, “Avoid Death by PowerPoint” is included in the course fees.

Tue, Feb 13-Mar 20, 6-9:30 p.m., 6 wks    Littleton Campus
COMP 1015S01-80054             $199, includes manual closed

Microsoft SharePoint 2016

If you are a new or an existing SharePoint user, this program will provide you with the skills you need to work within and manage SharePoint sites. Explore SharePoint versions, layouts, and navigation, list and library views. Manage sites and page content, including wiki pages. Explore forms libraries, creating InfoPath forms, and managing site columns and content types. Discover SharePoint integration with Office applications, managing SharePoint site permissions, and participating in user communities.

This is an 80 hour online program completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive six (6) months to complete this program. Cost is $795. Register now.

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 hours of instruction, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every
month. These classes are $129.

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Master the basics of the word processor PC Magazine ranked as one of the “strongest and most intelligent programs ever written.” By the time you’re done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you’ll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job. Create, edit and save documents; explore cut, copy, paste and delete text word commands. Practice formatting and paragraph features, bullets and numbered lists; check grammar and spelling; and use the thesaurus.

Intermediate Microsoft Word

Explore styles, section breaks, and columns and how to format tables. Use graphics, draw and edit shapes, and create text boxes. Learn how to print out labels, form letters, creating indexes, and envelopes. Learn to insert different types of graphics in a document including digital photographs from your own camera, clip art images provided by Microsoft, and different types of charts such as bar, line, or pie charts. Prerequisite: Introduction to Word or equivalent knowledge.

Introduction to Microsoft Access

Take control of your data! In this course, you’ll learn how to harness the power of Microsoft Access to organize, store, edit, manage, and report on hundreds of thousands of records. Start with the basics of database concepts and structure. Build and customize tables to store data. Learn about relational databases, and see how you can use them to build forms, generate reports, and search for data with queries across thousands of records in hundreds of tables—often with just a few clicks of your mouse! Discover how to use macros to automate repetitive tasks and increase your efficiency.

Intermediate Microsoft Access

Take your skills to the next level. Build an entire database project from scratch. Track customer and order information. Using action queries, add and update key fields that allow you to build relationships among the tables. Master the steps for building complex yet easy-to-use forms to manage table data. Build crosstab and summary queries so you can access information quickly and easily. Examine how to build reports using conditional formatting to highlight key data points, and explore Visual Basic, a powerful programming language that allows you to automate simple and complex tasks. Build a navigation form to make it easy for your users to find what they need.

Essential Computer Skills

Computer Basics for Laptop and Desktop Devices

Jon Rager
Take this if you who have little or no experience with personal computers and want to learn the basics. Explore the main components of a typical computer system and the basic elements of the Windows interface. Navigate in Windows Explorer, organize files and folders, search for items on a computer, and personalize Windows. Learn to use an Internet browser and explore tips for routine maintenance. Computers provided.

Add to CartTue/Thu, Jan 16-18, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions   Littleton Campus
COMP 1001S01-80010                         $119, includes manual

Add to CartTue, Mar 20-27, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions  Parker Campus
COMP 1001SP1-80011                        $119, includes manual

Add to CartTue/Thu, Apr 3-5, 6-9 p.m., 2 sessions   Littleton Campus
COMP 1001S02-80012                        $119, includes manual

Explore Windows Hands-on

Instructor TBD
Bring your own Windows devices or use ours (Windows 10) and explore this operating system. Organize and navigate through information on your device and learn about the file management system. Learn how to log on and discover tools and programs installed as well as helpful ones to consider. Discuss how to keep your device secure with Access Control and Defender and how to troubleshoot potential issues.

Add to CartFri, Jan 26-Feb 2, 1-4 p.m., 2 wks         Littleton Campus
COMP 1012S01-80013                $135, includes manual

Add to CartThu, Mar 29-Apr 5, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks         Littleton Campus
COMP 1012S02-80014              $135, includes manual

Social Media Basics: Staying Connected Through the Internet

Keely Quinn
Everyone is doing it but where do you even start? Social Media can feel like a big pill to swallow, but when you get down the nitty gritty you will be surprised by how easy it is. Keep in touch with your kids or grandkids, start advertising a new business and so much more!

Wed, Jan 17-31, 6-8 p.m., 3 wks         Littleton Campus
COMP 1013S01-80015                                $99 closed

Thu, Mar 8-22, 6-8 p.m., 3 wks         Littleton Campus
COMP 1013S02-80016                              $99 closed

Online Options

These are 6-week, 24 instructional hours, online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.

Course Name Course Number Cost
Keyboarding    ONLI 1022 $129
Introduction to PC Troubleshooting ONLI 1214 $129
Introduction to Windows 10 ONLI 2029 $129