Basic Computer Skills Suite

Basic Computer Skills Suite

Learn essential computer skills for the workplace, including how to troubleshoot PC issues!

72 Course Hrs
  • Details
  • Requirements
  • Instructor

Details

Keyboarding

If you want to learn touch-typing or improve your existing typing skills, this is the perfect course for you! With the skills you master here, you'll become faster and more confident at the keyboard. By the end of the course, you'll know how to touch-type the alphabetic, numeric, and symbol keys; create, save, and edit word processing documents; and successfully take a timed writing test during a job interview.

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. This course is a great introduction to Windows 10 and Office 2016 and is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. When you finish this course, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.

Introduction to PC Troubleshooting

The vast majority of the problems people experience with their computers are completely avoidable, and most can be solved with nothing more than a few minutes of your time. Whether you're a computer newbie or a master, Intro to PC Troubleshooting will show you how to maintain and optimize a Windows PC. So what are you waiting for? Let's troubleshoot - and fix - some PCs!

Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.

Enrollment Options:
Instructor-Led
Course Code: B8509
Start Dates*Jun 16 | Jul 14 | Aug 18 | Sep 15
*Choose start date in cart
$299.00 USD

Requirements

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC. Macs are not compatible.
  • You will also need access to one or more computers that do not contain any data you consider sensitive.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
  • Any edition of Microsoft Office with desktop apps: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. (not included in enrollment).

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Instructor

Scott Jernigan, an A+ and Network+ Certified Technician, holds a Master of Arts degree in Medieval History. He teaches A+ Certification and PC hardware classes. He has taught at the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA, Lucent Technologies in Baltimore, MD, and at the United Nations in New York City. Jernigan has also edited numerous computer books, including the best-selling All in One A+ Certification Exam Guide and the Network+ Certification Exam Guide.

Kathy Van Pelt has taught computer courses at a community college for the past 25 years. She specializes in Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive and Google Applications, the Windows and Mac operating systems, and keyboarding. She spent seven years teaching word processing and business classes at a private business college and loves being in the ever-evolving educational field.

Dave Paquin has been teaching computer skills in the classroom for over 15 years. He holds a Master of Science in Training and Learning Technology and has extensive experience as a Human Resources manager.