Computer Training

NOTE: All on campus instructor-led computer training uses MS Office Suite 2016; MS Windows.
Please bring a flash drive to all computer classes to save any in-class work.

Enroll by calling Middlesex CC at 1-800-818-3434.

Comp TIA A + Exam Prep

CompTIA A+ Certification is the foundation of your IT career.
In the CompTIA A+ complete class students will gain the knowledge needed to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification exam, which is the preferred industry qualifying credentials for technical support and IT operations roles. This complete course focuses on both 901 and 902 exams and is much more than just a PC repair class. After successful completion of this class candidates are better prepared to troubleshoot problem solve and understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking, operating systems mobile devices and security.
This course is designed for Individuals who have basic computer user skills and who are interested in obtaining a job as an entry-level IT technician. This course is also designed for students who are seeking the CompTIA A+ certification and who want to prepare for the CompTIA A+ 220-901 Certification Exam and the CompTIA 220-902 Certification Exam. Prerequisites: Basic computer user skills, be able to complete tasks in a Microsoft Windows environment, be able to search for, browse, and access information on the Internet, and have basic knowledge of computing concepts (60 Hours) $999

02/01 - 05/16                9:00am - 1:00pm              S            B                 BOWEN JR
TEC 706 30                        19553                        HH 213
No class March 21


Business Computer Applications Certificate
This certificate course will prepare you for a position in offices where proficiency in software such as Microsoft Office suite is used. These positions include administrative assistant, customer service or data entry. Students will become proficient in computer skills such as file & folder management, system backup, device/printer setup, internet basics, password management along with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation, and calendar software packages. These tools are commonly used in most work environments today. (24 hours) $309         

02/14 - 04/10                9:00am - 12:00pm             F               B             KILROY
TEC 748 30                         18161                       AR 107
No class March 20

03/25 - 05/13                 5:00pm - 8:00pm             W              B              KELLEY
TEC 748 31                           19869                   AR 102


Practical Computers - An Intro to PC’s and Windows
This course is an introduction to the computer and computer applications via lecture and hands-on activities. We start with an overview of computer hardware, software, and networks that includes the use of Microsoft Windows for running programs, the creation of folders, and file management. We continue with a focus on Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and the Internet. (12 hours) $199

02/18 - 03/10               5:00pm - 8:00pm                T            B                  KELLEY
TEC 602 30                        12252                         AR 107

04/17 - 05/08                 9:00am - 12:00pm            F             L                 KILROY
TEC 602 80                          19868                       LC 202



MS Excel Certificate
Prepare yourself for workforce demands as you become proficient with Microsoft Excel.  From beginning to advanced functions, this course is designed to teach the features of MS Excel.  Upon successful completion you will be able to: create and format worksheets; create formulas; manipulate and calculate data with advanced formulas, create basic macros, present data with charts, analyze data using PivotTables, and apply various components like conditional formatting and data validation.  This is a hands-on class taught in a computer lab.  Pre-Req: Participants must be proficient in a MS Windows environment with keyboarding skills.  Please bring a flash drive to class. (24 hours) $309                                      

02/25 - 04/21             6:00pm - 9:00pm             T          B               TROCHE
TEC 759 30                     18737                      AR 101
No class March 17              
               

MS Excel Beginning/Intermediate
This course provides hands-on instruction needed to work with Microsoft Excel. In this class you will learn the fundamentals of creating workbooks, performing calculations, using built-in formulas, formatting the worksheet, combining, sorting, and summarizing data, working with charts and printing. Participants must be proficient with MS Windows/ keyboarding. Please bring a flash drive to class.
(9 hours) $149

02/26 - 03/11                 6:00pm - 9:00pm               W               B                  TROCHE
TEC 760 30                        18738                        AR 102                                  

 

MS Excel Advanced
Learn the advanced capabilities of Excel. Topics will include: built-in functions such as V-LOOKUP, SUMIF, COUNTIF, INDEX, MATCH and IF; combining multiple built-in functions; searching data tables; creating basic macros; building pivot tables to analyze data; conditional formatting for charts and graphs. Learn shortcuts, tips and tricks for customizing specific command buttons. Please bring a flash drive.  This hands-on class will be fast-paced and will build on intermediate skills.  Pre-Req: relative vs. absolute cell reference, conditional formatting, filtering and sorting, and functions such as CONCATENATE, PROPER and COUNTIFS. (9 hours) $149

04/01 - 04/15               6:00pm - 9:00pm               W             B                  TROCHE
TEC 761 30                        18739                         TBA                                  


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ONLINE COURSES 

Introduction to Google Analytics. Course # EDG 757
In this ONLINE course, you’ll learn to use Google Analytics to make the most of your online web traffic. See how you can track not just the traffic to all of your online content, but also determine which content is the most appealing, where your visitors came from, what devices they used, how long they stayed, which links they clicked, and where they went when they left.  The ONLINE course guides you step by step, report by report, through the major parts of the Google Analytics interface. From setting up your Google Analytics account and getting the all-important code you’ll need to add to your website’s pages to begin tracking your visitors, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get everything you can from the data that Google Analytics provides.

You’ll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting.   ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours.) $150 Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/
Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Certification Training.  Course # GES 852
In this ONLINE course you will begin with an introduction to SharePoint versions, layouts, and navigation and basics such as list and library views. Learn to manage sites and page content, including wiki pages. Practice working within forms libraries, creating InfoPath forms, and managing site columns and content types. Finally, experience SharePoint integration with Office applications, manage SharePoint site permissions, and participate in user communities.

During the second part of the program, learn the fundamentals of managing SharePoint sites. Create custom workflows, learn to use content approval settings, and work with Metadata. You will learn about business connectivity services, information management policies, and the organization of content using settings and rules. With these new skills, manage comprehensive sections on the Document ID Service, document sets, publish to a server, and configure and consume site search results.  Only PC, not MAC compatible.  Not eligible for waivers.  To enroll or for pre-req info call 877-221-5151. ONLINE.  (82 hours). $895

Certified Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2016  Course # GES 2012

To be a successful administrative professional, you must possess skills to handle a wide variety of workplace tasks and scenarios. The Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) course serves two purposes. First, it prepares you to take the CAP exam offered by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Second, it provides you with a broad selection of essential skills and knowledge to effectively work as an administrative assistant in fields including education, technology, government, and medicine.

In this bundled course of Certified Administrative Professional, and Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist Certification Training, you will learn the basics of workplace administration as well as how to begin and grow a successful career as an administrative professional. The course covers the intricacies of organizational communication, office and records management, and human resources fundamentals, among other topics. You will also learn to effectively write for business, produce documents, and utilize informational technology. You’ll gain event and project management skills, which includes virtual meeting coordination. As technology develops, this skill has become increasingly useful. Each course module concludes with a quiz, helping you to effectively track your progress and test your skills.

This program will also prepare you to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams, which cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.  Questions or to enroll call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE Course. (425 Hours) $3695

Intro to MS Access 2010.  Course # EDG 911
Take control over your data!  In these practical and project-oriented lessons, you’ll learn to create and customize tables. You’ll build relationships between your tables to eliminate redundancies and slash data entry time. And you’ll discover how to achieve huge reductions in data entry errors by setting default values, creating validation rules, and building input masks. ONLINE COURSE.   Classes begin monthly. (24 hours). $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/
Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663


MS Word 2013. Course # GES 839
This Microsoft Word 2013 (MOS) ONLINE course teaches you Word 2013 fundamentals, while preparing you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam 77-418.  Some of the topics covered: basic navigation skills, such as working with the Ribbon and File tab; creating documents and templates, formatting documents; using advanced editing tools; working with document views, including viewing multiple windows. You will also learn to work with comments and track changes, compare and combine documents, use mail merge, and protect documents and restrict formatting and editing. To enroll or questions, call 877-221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. ONLINE.  (70 hours) $695

Last Modified: 11/21/19