Computer Training

OTE: 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.

NEW! HYBRID! Google IT Support Professional
Google's IT Support Professional Certificate is a program that helps people prepare for entry-level roles in IT support with no experience or degree necessary. Through a dynamic mix of video lectures, quizzes, and hands-on labs and widgets, the Google IT Support Professional Certificate introduces learners to troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, and security. The curriculum includes motivating personal stories from Google employees, with unique backgrounds and perspectives, who started their careers in IT support. Upon completion of the certificate, learners receive a Google IT Support Professional Certificate badge they can display on their LinkedIn profiles.  Class will be 10-12 hours per week of self-paced online study through a license by Qwicklabs and 2 hours of in-class instruction with an IT professional.  Weekly office hours will be included for additional support. (180 hours) $1899

02/06 - 05/01    10:00am - 12:00pm         Saturday             Bedford             Building: Henderson Hall, room 211
Course Number: TEC 780 33        CRN: 20005         Professor BOWEN JR


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. For the ONLINE course, students must have access to Windows 10 and Office 2019/Office 365. (24 hours)$309

Choose from ONLINE or On Campus

02/02 - 03/30    6:00pm - 9:00pm             Tuesday              WEB Course      
Course Number: TEC 748 33        CRN: 19869         Professor KILROY            

 
03/31 - 05/19    5:00pm - 8:00pm             Wednesday        Bedford            Building: Academic Resource, room 101
Course Number: TEC 748 30        CRN: 18161         Professor KELLEY

 

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
Choose from Online or On Campus

03/05 - 04/02    9:00am - 12:00pm           Friday    WEB Course      
Course Number: TEC 602 33        CRN: 19868         Professor KILROY


04/22 - 05/13    5:00pm - 8:00pm             Thursday             Bedford         
Building: Henderson Hall room 211
Course Number: TEC 602 30        CRN: 12252         Professor KELLEY

NEW! ONLINE! Microsoft Word: Creating Documents with columns using Tabs, Tables, & Column Tools
Learn the functions of using MS Word using tabs, tables, & column tools. This will be a Live, Online Remote Session via WebEX with demonstration and Q&A. Learn to be more efficient with Microsoft Word; Learn to create and edit Tab stops; Learn to create columns and a newsletter using Newsletter style Columns; Learn to create and manipulate data using Tables. Prerequisite: Use of MS Word version 10, 13, 16 or 19 with basic MS Word and MS Windows knowledge. (4 Hours) $59

04/06 & 04/08  6:00pm - 8:00pm             Tuesday/Thursday          WEB Course      
Course Number: TEC 783 33        CRN: 20015         Professor Romano



NEW! ONLINE! Create Fliers using MS Word
Learn to use some of MS Word basic tools to create an eye catching flier. Use pictures, wrap text, formatting, page alignment, and templates. This will be a Live, Online Remote Session via WebEX with demonstration and Q&A. Prerequisite: Use of MS Word version  10, 13,  6 or 19 with basic MS Word and MS Windows knowledge. (4 Hours) $59

03/23 & 03/25  6:00pm - 8:00pm             Tuesday/Thursday          WEB Course      
Course Number: TEC 784 33        CRN: 20016         Professor ROMANO

 

MS Excel Certificate - Via Zoom
From beginning to advanced functions, this online course is designed to teach you the features of MS Excel. Upon successful completion you will be able to: create and format a worksheet; create formulas; manipulate and calculate data with advanced formulas, create and modify tables, present data with charts, analyze data using PivotTables, customize data, work with multiple workbooks, import and export data. Course will be taught remotely via Zoom.  Pre-Req: -Students must be proficient with MS Windows & keyboarding; Students must have MS Excel version 2013 or higher installed on your PC.(24 hours)  $309
02/09 - 03/30     6:00pm - 9:00pm              Tuesday               ONLINE/Zoom     Professor: TROCHE
Course Number TEC 759 75          CRN 18737          

 

New - Excel Advanced Data Analysis & Pivot Tables
Learn the functions of use an Excel database with Pivot Tables. This will be a live (online) class via Go-To-Meeting with demonstration and Q&A.  Learn Database tools: Sorting, Filtering, & subtotaling; Create Pivot Tables to analyze and manipulate data; Use Quick Analysis Tools Sparklines & Conditional Formatting; Use What-if Analysis Formulas Goal Seek & Scenario Manager. Prerequisite: Must have MS Excel version 2016 or above with Microsoft Excel knowledge.  (8 hours) $109
02/02 - 02/11     6:00pm - 8:00pm              Tuesday and Thursday     ONLINE               Professor: ROMANO
Course Number TEC 782 75          CRN 20007   

 

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. Course will be taught remotely via Zoom. Pre-Req: Students must be proficient with MS Windows & keyboarding; Students must have MS Excel 2013 or higher installed on your PC. (9 hours)   $149
April 21,22,23       10:00am - 1:00pm          Online/Zoom                     Professor: TROCHE
Course Number TEC 760 76          CRN  18738         

 

       

 

 

NEW! ONLINE! Excel Advanced - Data Analysis & Pivot Tables
Learn the functions of use an Excel database with Pivot Tables. This will be a Live, Online Remote Session via WebEX with demonstration and Q&A Learn Database tools: Sorting, Filtering, & subtotaling; Create Pivot Tables to analyze and manipulate data; Use Quick Analysis Tools Sparklines & Conditional Formatting; Use What-if Analysis Formulas Goal Seek & Scenario Manager
Prerequisite: For those using MS Excel version 10, 13, 16, 19 with Microsoft Excel knowledge. (8 Hours) $109
2/2 - 2/11     6p - 8:30p    Tuesday and Thursday  ONLINE
Course Number TEC 782 75      CRN20007    Professor: ROMANO

    
NEW ONLINE Intro to Google Suite Essentials
Using Gmail and Google Drive Apps for personal use or at work? Unsure about how to navigate your Gmail or Google Drive and integrated apps like Docs, Slides and Sheets? Then this is the online course for you! Participants will learn helpful Gmail features that can be used for composing and sending emails like Cc and Bcc, attaching files from Google Drive, scheduling emails, settings features used for organizing and compartmentalizing emails using labels and filters. We will also experiment with creating personalized signatures, setting vacation messages and turning on or off various Google suggestions including nudges, grammar, spelling, time for sending emails, changing themes, etc.   Learn how other Google apps like Contacts, Calendar, Task and Keep integrate with Gmail. Learn to navigate and maximize Google Drive and to access three basic core apps in Google Suite: Docs, Sheets and Slides. Discover how these productivity apps integrate with each other and can be used to create documents, slide presentations and spreadsheets. Additional skills include learning to create, name and organize files and folders in their Google Drive, moving and searching for specific files and applying settings for sharing files with others. Course will be taught remotely via Zoom. Prereq:  Must have basic computer & keyboarding skills and your own Gmail account.  (15 hours) $185
02/11 - 03/11    6:00pm - 9:00pm             Thursday             Web Course    
Course Number TEC 785 75         CRN  19975         Professor: TROCHE

 




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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

04/06 & 04/08  6:00pm - 8:00pm             Tuesday/Thursday          WEB Course      

Course Number: TEC 783 33        CRN: 20015
Last Modified: 1/26/21