computer training


Computer Basics


Newly Expanded! Getting Comfortable With Your Computer

No pressure! Designed for the novice user, especially seniors with limited or zero PC know-how, our easy-paced course introduces you to hardware and software basics, teaches you some Windows skills and simple ways to work with files and folders, and trains you to recognize and protect yourself from common computer, smartphone, and WiFi risks such as phishing and malware. BONUS:  Grads tell us the class isn’t just pain-free, it’s fun! 12 hours.

Tues & Thurs, Sept 28 – Oct 7, 1 – 4 pm, Lincroft (ATC 222)
Fee and Code: $219, XCOMG 039


Word 2016 Level 1

Learn to make, edit, format and proof documents; add tables, lists, and design elements; use shortcuts as Find and Replace and Format Painter to perform repetitive operations—and much more in this course that will quickly pay for itself in enhanced efficiency and employment opportunities. Workbook included. 9 hours.

Prerequisite Required: Knowledge of Windows.

Tues, Oct 26 – Nov 9, 6 – 9 pm, Lincroft (ATC 222) 
Fee and Code: $179, XCOMO 289


Excel 2016 Level 1

Discover how to create and develop worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze data. Topics include calculations, modifying and formatting a worksheet and managing workbooks. Workbook included. 9 hours.

Prerequisites Required: Knowledge of Windows and Word.

Sect 1: Sat, Oct 2 – 16, 9 am – noon, online live instruction
Sect 2: Tues, Nov 2 – 16, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Online live instruction 
Fee and Code: $179, XCOMO 290


Excel 2016 Level 2

Learn to mine critical information from your raw data. This course covers the more sophisticated functions in Excel needed to analyze and present data. You will work with functions and lists and analyze data. Learn how to develop PivotTables and PivotCharts to present data in an organized manner. Workbook included. 9 hours.

Prerequisites Required: Knowledge of Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience.

Sect 1: Sat, Oct 30 – Nov 13, 9 am – noon, online live instruction
Sect 2: Mon & Wed, Nov 29 – Dec 6, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Online live instruction 
Fee and Code: $179, XCOMO 291


PowerPoint Level 1

Mon & Wed, Dec 8 – 15, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Online live instruction 
Fee and Code: $179, XCOMO 299


MS Office 2016 Level 1 Certificate

Designed for both newbies and those looking to brush up their Microsoft, this hands-on Brookdale certificate program covers the basics of the latest versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Workbooks included. 30 hours. 85% attendance required.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows

Mon & Wed, July 7 – Aug 9, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, online via Zoom
Mon & Wed, Sept 13 – Oct 13, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Online live instruction  
Fee and Code: $539, XCOMO 296


MS Office Certificate Level 2

Learn the newest version of the most popular Microsoft Office applications that are required for today’s workplace. This Brookdale certificate program is for the student who wants to learn the basics of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or get a refresher. Workbooks included. 30 hours. 85% attendance required 

Mon & Wed, Oct 18 – Nov 17, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Online live instruction 
Fee and Code: $539, XCOMO 314


Keyboarding

Never quite get around to learning touch typing? Now’s the time! As you master fingering technique, you’ll also use the timed writing feature to continually improve your speed and accuracy.

Online self-paced
Fee: $99. Visit https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/keyboarding for more information and to register.


Computer Skills for the Workplace

You bet it’s tough to get hired today without knowing your way around a PC; the Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted that three quarters of jobs in 2020 will require computer literacy! Not to worry, though, if your skills aren’t up to snuff: Our course, which zeroes in on the most practical applications of office software, from emailing to creating a spreadsheet to editing a data base, gives you the technical proficiency to survive and prosper in today’s fast-changing work world.

Online self-paced
Fee: $115. Visit:  https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/computer-skills-for-the-workplace/ for more information and to register.


Introduction to PC Troubleshooting

Little-known fact: The vast majority of PC problems can be solved in minutes! And our eye-opening course teaches you to fix the most common and/or nastiest ones, as well as how to maintain and optimize a Windows PC to avoid problems in the first place.

Online self-paced
Fee: $115. Visit: https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/pc-troubleshooting-introduction/ for more information and to register.


If you have any questions, please contact Susan Pagano 732-224-2685 spagano@brookdalecc.edu


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