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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 Mar 01 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XA-443 8239 #5798
Tue Apr 23 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-443 8343 #5948
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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*)
Sun Jan 27-Mar 03 9:30AM-12:30PM Hickory Ridge XA-355 6393 #4492
Tue Jan 15-Feb 19 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-355 J1619 #6023
Tue Apr 09-May 21 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-355 J1620 #6024
No class Apr 16
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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*)
Mon Feb 25 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-773 8214 #5769
Wed May 01 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-773 8332 #5937
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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*)
Wed Mar 20 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XA-734 8240 #5799
Mon May 13 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-734 8344 #5949
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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 Feb 16 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6389 #4494
Sat Apr 06 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6391 #4578
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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 Jan 14-Mar 29   Gateway Campus XA-739 8204 #5759
Mon-Fri Apr 02-Jun 21   Gateway Campus XA-739 8304 #5907
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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*)
Nov 14-Dec 21   Online XO-349 4433 #3512
Jan 16-Feb 22   Online XO-349 4601 #5687
Feb 13-Mar 22   Online XO-349 4602 #5688
Mar 13-Apr 19   Online XO-349 4603 #5689
Apr 17-May 24   Online XO-349 4700 #5690
May 15-Jun 21   Online XO-349 4701 #5691
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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 Nov 09 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8109 #3394
Thu Jan 17 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8205 #5760
Wed Feb 13 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8206 #5761
Tue Mar 05 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8207 #5762
Fri May 10 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8324 #5929
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