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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*)
Thu Aug 08 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab A XA-443 8433 #1239
Wed Oct 30 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-443 8141 #5142
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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 17-Oct 22 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-355 J1600 #4945
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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*)
Fri Oct 04 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab E XA-773 8131 #5133
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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 23 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab A XA-734 8434 #1240
Wed Nov 13 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-734 8142 #5143
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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 Nov 09 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6084 #1847
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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*)
Mon-Fri Sep 09-Dec 31   Gateway Campus XA-739 8106 #5110
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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: $140 (includes $95 in fees*)
Aug 14-Sep 20   Online XO-349 4871 #1105
Sep 11-Oct 18   Online XO-349 4008 #5008
Oct 16-Nov 22   Online XO-349 4009 #5009
Nov 13-Dec 20   Online XO-349 4010 #5010
Dec 11-Jan 17   Online XO-349 4011 #5011
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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*)
Fri Aug 02 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8417 #1223
Thu Sep 05 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8122 #5124
Mon Oct 07 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8123 #5125
Wed Nov 06 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8124 #5126
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