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.

NEW! Google IT Support Professional
HYBRID! 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. 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 Coursera and 3 hours of in-class instruction with an IT professional. Weekly office hours will be included for additional support. (180 – 200 hours) $1899 which includes course license. Students will have access to the course license for up to 5 months.

Spring Dates TBD

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      

09/23 - 11/18             5:00pm - 8:00pm               Wednesday
Bedford Building, North Academic, room 103
Course Number: TEC 748 30              CRN: 16128              Professor: KELLEY

10/19 - 12/14              6:00pm - 9:00pm               Monday
Course Number: TEC 748 80               CRN: 16129             Professor: KILROY

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

10/23 - 11/13            9:00am - 12:00pm              Friday
Bedford Building Academic Resource, room 107
Course Number: TEC 602 30               CRN: 11390             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

09/22 & 09/24               6:00pm – 8:00pm             Tuesday/Thursday
WEB Course
Course Number: TEC 783 33                CRN: 18155           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

09/29 & 10/01             6:00pm – 8:00pm           Tuesday/Thursday
WEB Course
Course Number: TEC 784 33              CRN: 18156          Professor Romano

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   

Note: Seats are limited for social distancing on-campus protocol 

10/06 - 12/01              6:00pm - 9:00pm               Tuesday
Bedford Campus  Room Location TBA
Course Number: TEC 759 30            CRN: 17147           Professor: TROCHE
Note: No class Thanksgiving week


ONLINE 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. ONLINE/LIVE remote format with instructor. MS Excel software not required. We will be accessing Office 365 online via the MCC portal. (9 hours) $149

10/01 - 10/15              6:00pm - 9:00pm              Thursday
WEB Course
Course Number: TEC 760 30            CRN: 17148          Professor: TROCHE

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

10/06 – 10/15              6:00pm – 8:00pm               Tuesday/Thursday
WEB Course
Course Number: TEC 782 75            CRN: 18154           Professor: ROMANO




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:
Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail 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:
Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail 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: 9/16/20