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Intro to Workplace Computing Certificate

FREE!

“This course improved and also built on my current knowledge base. I recommend this
course for both the career and everyday user of a computer to learn or sharpen your skills.”
Lynne Carroll, RN

Welcome to the world of computers! This FREE training program is designed for dislocated workers, students requiring skills enhancement, and others with little to no previous computer experience. Through this comprehensive and hands-on interactive training, you’ll develop the basic computer skills and confidence to apply the knowledge learned to help you enter the job market, get a better job, and succeed at the workplace. FREE! Classes include:

  • Keyboarding for Computers
  • Intro to Computers
  • Intro to Windows 7
  • Intro to Word 2013
  • Intro to Internet and Email 

“Learned a lot in the class. The teacher was very informative and took the time to make sure everybody understood what was going on. I would recommend this class to anyone looking to learn more about computers.” James Meister

Classes:

Excel Basics 2013

Thorough introductory training that covers beginning level skills, and is ideal for the newer computer user who wants to become well versed in Excel. Topics introduced include the Ribbon interface; entering and editing data; selecting cells and ranges; printing worksheets; creating formulas and functions; formatting cell contents; inserting and deleting columns, rows, and cells; charts; and more. After completing this course, students can successfully face the challenges presented in Excel Intermediate 2013. Must be comfortable using Windows, keyboard and mouse. Textbook included in cost of class. Bring flash drive to save files. Fee $129

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 174*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 07/07/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 174*02 - CF16 Council Bluffs F 07/22/2016 8:30AM-4:30PM Off-Campus
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 174*03 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 08/26/2016 8:30AM-4:30PM Off-Campus
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Excel Basics 2016

This thorough introductory training covers beginning level skills and is ideal for the newer computer user who wants to become well versed in Excel. Fee $129

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 174*05 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 09/30/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Excel Intermediate 2013

Receive thorough training covering more complex skills to enhance your basic skills and knowledge. Topics introduced include: Linking workseets and workbooks; tables; sorting and filtering; outlines; inserting clip art, pictures and Smart Art; create templates; digital signatures, and more. Fee $129

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 174*11 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 07/08/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Excel Intermediate 2016

Topics introduced include: Linking worksheets and workbooks; tables; sorting and filtering; outlines; inserting clip art, pictures and SmartArt; create templates; digital signatures; and more. Textbook included. Bring flash drive to save files. Fee $129

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 174*08 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 10/21/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Intro to Computers

FREE training! Develop the basic computer skills and confidence to apply the knowledge learned to help you enter the job market, get a better job, and succeed at the workplace. Become comfortable using a computer with plenty of illustrations and practical, hands-on exercises. Start at the very beginning and learn: how a computer works; how to use Windows operating system; word processing; and the Internet and Email. The certificate program includes the following classes: Intro to Computers; Intro to Windows 7; Intro to Word 2013; and Intro to Internet and Email. Earning a Continuing Education Certificate is a credible way of documenting your training and formal development of employable skills. This program is designed for dislocated workers, students requiring skills enhancement, and others with little or no computer experience. Textbook included. Bring flash drive to save files. Fee $0

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 254*62 - CS16 Shenandoah MTWTh 06/27/2016 9:00AM-1:00PM To Be Announced
4 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate

Develop the skills you need to succeed as an Administrative Assistant. You will complete both the Business Computing Professional Certificate and Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate. Master software applications for spreadsheets, databases, word-processing, presentations, desktop publishing, and Outlook. Plus learn basic website maintenance, business writing, excellence in service, and social media in the workplace. You will also get the choice of additional training in the specialties of: Human Resources, Legal or Bookkeeping/Payroll. 156 hours. $1595 all textbooks included in cost. Prerequisite: High School diploma or equivalent and Intro to Workplace Computing or equivalent. Fee $1595

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 401*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTW 07/05/2016 5:30-9:45PM Looft Hall
42 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Help Desk Support Certificate

Help Desk Support Technician is a solid career field with many opportunities for employment. Develop the skills required to problem solve, network, navigate through operating systems, troubleshoot computer systems, understand IT infrastructure, and system management. Also gain knowledge in business communication and customer service which is vital in this field as well as IT strategies, management, and delivery. Voucher offered to take test to become IC3 Certified. Textbooks included. 60 hours. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent and basic knowledge of computer operations. Fee $800

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 402*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTWTh 09/26/2016 12:30-4:30PM Looft Hall
16 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Network+ Certificate

Learn the technical skills and industry know-how to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks. Voucher given at successful completion of course to test for Network+ Certification. Textbook and testing fees are included. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent and knowledge of computers. Program to Include: Networking, Data Transporting, Cabling, Remote Access. Risk Management, And MUCH MORE! Fee $950

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 403*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus TTh 07/26/2016 5:30-8:45PM Looft Hall
14 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Pc Technician/Comp Tiaa A+certificate

PC Technician and repair is a fast growing field. Develop the knowledge required to assemble components based on customer requirements, install, configure, and maintain devices, PCs and software for end users. Learn the basics of networking and security and how to properly and safely diagnose, resolve and document common hardware and software issues. Finally explore the valuable skills of customer support while understanding the basics of virtualization, desktop imaging, and deployment. Earn your CompTIA A+ Certification test voucher provided at end of course. Textbooks included in cost. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent and Help Desk Support Certificate or equivalent. Fee $1995

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 404*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTW 10/31/2016 5:30-9:30PM Fremont Hall
24 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Certified Bookkeeper

This course prepares a student for the national Certified Bookkeeper(CB) examination. The course includes Adjusting Entries; Basic Payroll; Inventory, internal controls and fraud prevention; and correction of accounting errors. Fee $750

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 405*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus TW 10/11/2016 5:15-9:30PM Looft Hall
16 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Web Design

The Web Design Certificate is broken into two parts, HTML5 and CSS, and JavaScript. Web Design with HTML5 and CSS teaches you how to design and maintain a website. You will learn to design sites with HTML5 and CSS using Adobe Dreamweaver, the industry standard for website design. Additionally, focus will be put on how to critically evaluate website quality, create and maintain quality web pages, and assess web design standards. Website Design with JavaScript teaches you how to use JavaScript to enhance websites with dynamic functionality. Topics include a rundown of all basic functions of JavaScript. The course progresses from introductory work on web design to a culminating project in which students design and develop a comprehensive website consisting of multiple pages. Textbooks included in cost. Prerequisite: High school diploma or equivalent and knowledge of computers Fee $800

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 406*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus S 09/10/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
9 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Access Basics 2016

This thorough introductory training covers beginning level skills. Topics introduced include: the Ribbon interface; creating tables in Datasheet view; previewing and printing data; designing databases; creating database objects; foprmatting tables; setting lookup and field properties; queries; and more. Textbook included. Bring flash drive to save files. Fee $129

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 99*27 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 10/14/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Discovering Google Drive and Calendars

Join class to learn more about Google's file storage and synchronization service known as the Google Drive. Google Drive enables users to have cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. This class will cover tools within Google Drive that include: Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, and Google Drawing. Fee $29

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 99*26 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 10/07/2016 2:00-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Diy Home Computer Maintenance

This class will help you maintain and clean your computer, keyboard, monitor, printers and mouse, as well as discuss surge protectors, modems and routers. You will learn about different types of anti-virus protection programs and software maintenance. Fee $29

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 99*24 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 11/04/2016 12:30-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Intro to Computers

Develop the basic computer skills and confidence to apply the knowledge learned to help you enter the job market, get a better job, and suceed in the workplace. Fee $0

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 99*04 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTWTh 07/18/2016 12:30-4:30PM Looft Hall
4 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 99*03 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTWTh 08/15/2016 12:30-4:30PM Looft Hall
4 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 99*07 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTWTh 09/12/2016 12:30-4:30PM Looft Hall
4 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 99*05 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTWTh 10/17/2016 5:30-9:30PM Looft Hall
4 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 99*06 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus MTWTh 12/05/2016 5:30-9:30PM Looft Hall
4 sessions Call 712-325-3256

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Learn Power Point and Publisher

Impress your audience with effective and professional layouts! This class covers beginning level skills for BOTH PowerPoint and Publisher. You can create presentations or professional looking marketing and communication materials. Prerequisite: Must be comfortable using Microsoft Windows 7. Textbook included in cost of class. Bring flash drive to save files. Fee $129

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
COMPT 99*01 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 07/15/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3255

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COMPT 99*28 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 09/16/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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COMPT 99*25 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus F 11/11/2016 8:00AM-4:30PM Fremont Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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