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Computer & Technology Basics

Email Basics and Outlook

Learn how to send and receive email including how to handle attachments. Work with the address book, calendar, inbox, and more. Prerequisite: Working with Windows or equivalent experience. .6 CEUs.

Tuition: $135 (includes $80 in fees*)
Fri Aug 03 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-443 8409 #0086
Mon Oct 15 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab E XA-443 8144 #3417
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Introduction to Keyboarding

Keyboarding (computer typing) is needed to facilitate word processing skills. Finger placement, basic computer parts, typing speed, and accuracy are taught. This hands-on class prepares you for the skills needed for other computer training. Textbook with software is available at the HCC and PGCC bookstores. (T)

Tuition: $144 (includes $100 in fees*)
Tue Sep 25-Oct 30 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-355 J1607 #3146
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Introduction to Personal Computers with Windows 10 *NEW*
This course is designed to teach the student the most basic computer skills needed for daily computer operation in a workplace setting in Windows 10. Topics include mouse and keyboarding techniques, navigating around the desktop and within programs, demonstrating the different types of programs most commonly used in a work setting, and basic techniques for opening, creating, editing and saving documents. This class will also present basic information on graphics and the Internet. 1.2 CEUs.
Tuition: $195 (includes $135 in fees*)
Tue,Thu Aug 28-Sep 06 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-419 M1804 #3343
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Managing Your Files and Folders

Do you have trouble finding files on your PC? Are all of your files located in one folder, the “My Documents” folder? Create and organize folders for specific projects and practice moving and copying files from one folder to another. Discover file manipulation techniques such as renaming, deleting, and restoring deleted files. Helpful hints will be included such as creating icons on your desktop to allow quick access to your favorite applications. .3 CEUs.

Tuition: $80 (includes $70 in fees*)
Thu Aug 02 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-773 8425 #0139
Thu Oct 11 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-773 8117 #3402
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Microsoft® Outlook Level 2

Get organized. Learn to use the advanced features of Outlook for better communication and increased productivity. Customize Outlook menus, toolbars, and messages; coordinate electronic scheduling; save and archive mail; and share contact and task information and other Outlook data. .6 CEUs. 

Tuition: $135 (includes $80 in fees*)
Fri Aug 17 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-734 8410 #0087
Wed Oct 31 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab E XA-734 8145 #3418
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Overview of the Personal Computer

Are you looking to improve your employment marketability?  Are you a novice personal computer user or in need of a refresher in its use and capabilities? If so, then this course is for you! Major emphasis will be on the computer as a system, software applications, operating systems, basic Windows concepts, word processing basics, and keyboard functions. 

Tuition: $109 (includes $90 in fees*)
Sat Sep 22 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6412 #0789
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Ready to Work Series

The following courses are recommended for individuals entering the workforce for the first time, returning after a long absence, or starting a new career. Get a thorough introduction to Microsoft® Office applications used in most businesses. This career-oriented series consists of the following classes:

• Working with Windows (XA 703)
• Microsoft® Word in a Day (XA 782)
• Microsoft® Excel in a Day (XA 784)
• PowerPoint Presentations (XA 786)

• Email Basics and Outlook (XA-443)

Please call 443-518-4680 immediately after registering to confirm your class schedule. See individual listings for class time and locations.

3.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $600 (includes $400 in fees*)
Sep 05-Dec 21   Gateway Campus XA-739 8104 #3389
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Understanding the Cloud

Learn about the cloud and how it works. After you register, please create an online account at This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $130 (includes $90 in fees*)
Aug 15-Sep 21   Online XO-349 4295 #0024
Sep 12-Oct 19   Online XO-349 4431 #3510
Oct 17-Nov 23   Online XO-349 4432 #3511
Nov 14-Dec 21   Online XO-349 4433 #3512
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Working With Windows

Microsoft Windows 10 is a powerful operating system and has many enhancements over previous versions. Explore Windows using the helpful features and see how you can increase your productivity. .6 CEUs.

Tuition: $125 (includes $85 in fees*)
Mon Jul 30 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8419 #0134
Mon Sep 10 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8107 #3392
Tue, Thu Oct 23-Oct 25 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8108 #3393
Fri Nov 09 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8109 #3394
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