Our Computer Lab has 8 computers with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office 2010 Professional, Internet and Email.  If you need to practice or improve your typing skills, our lab facility is available for this purpose.

All of our software courses are taught by qualified instructors with real-world experience.  We teach you how to use the latest software with a view on the changing workforce.

Our students work in all areas of the workforce, and our training helps you get the job or upgrade your current skills to aid your current position or qualify for a new one!

3A Course List

This is a list  that contains our current course offerings.  Please visit our course schedule to find out when a class of your interest is available.

 

3A Course


 

3A Course Description


Windows

(Basic)

Learn the basics of the Windows operating system.

  • File Management

  • Running Multiple Programs

  • Control Panel

  • Toolbars

  • Customizing the Desktop

  • System Maintenance


Total Class Time = 3 Hours (1 Session)

Windows 

(Detailed)

Our detailed course in Windows will enable you to learn all of the essential fundamentals of using Windows based computer system.

  • File Management

  • Running Multiple Programs

  • Control Panel

  • Toolbars

  • Customizing the Desktop

  • System Maintenance

  • Internet Do's & Don'ts

  • Email Etiquette

  • Antivirus & Spyware

  • Internet & Email Security

  • Home Networking


Total Class Time = 12 Hours (4 Sessions)

Microsoft Word

Level 1

This is an introduction to word processing software.  Learn how to create, edit, and format professional looking documents in our introductory level course on Microsoft Word.

Topics Include:

  • Borders & Shading

  • Simple letter writing & mail procedures

  • Columns

  • Text Boxes

  • Tabulations & Tables

  • Headers & Footers

  • Bullets & Numbering

  • Inserting Clip Art, Shapes, & Word Art

  • Basic Macros

  • Basic Watermarks


Total Class Time = 12 Hours (4 Sessions)

Microsoft Word

Level 2

Learn how to use the productivity features in Microsoft Word.  Learn how to save yourself time and improve your personal productivity while using this powerful word processing software.

Topics Include:

  • Templates

  • Advanced Formatting

  • Table of Contents & Indexing

  • Drawing Tools

  • Hyperlinks

  • Mail Merge Process

  • Long Documents

  • Advanced Headers & Footers

  • Advanced Tabulations and Tables

  • Advanced Watermarks


Total Class Time = 12 Hours (4 Sessions)

Microsoft Excel

Level 1

This course will introduce you to the world of electronic spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel.

Topics Include:

  • Autofill

  • Entering Data

  • Formatting Worksheets

  • Simple Formulas & Functions

  • Basic Charts

  • Protecting Workbooks


Total Class Time = 12 Hours (4 Sessions)

Microsoft Excel

Level 2

Take your spreadsheets to the next level.  This course will show you how to make your spreadsheets not only professional looking but highly functional as well.  We will also show you how to improve your productivity and efficiency.

Topics Include:

  • Custom Formatting

  • Functions

  • Templates

  • Analysis Tools

  • Pivot Tables

  • Worksheet & Workbook Linking

  • Lookup Tables

  • Conditional Formatting


Total Class Time = 12 Hours (4 Sessions)

Microsoft PowerPoint

The PowerPoint course will introduce you to presentation software.  Learn to create stunning, entertaining, and informative presentations.

Topics Include:

  • Presentation Design Basics

  • Adding Elements like Clip Art, Charts & Tables

  • Incorporating Transitions & Animations

  • Preparing your Presentation for Viewing & Printing


Total Course Time = 3 Hours (1 Session)

Microsoft Outlook

Learn how to use the Microsoft email & scheduling program, Outlook to keep track of email, scheduling, and tasks.

Topics Include:

  • Email

  • Scheduling Calendar Appointments
  • Adding and Managing Contacts

  • Task Management & Other Productivity Functions


Total Class Time = 3 Hours (1 Session)

Microsoft Publisher

Learn how to use the Desktop Publishing software to create brochures, posters, stationery, greeting cards and even websites.

Topics Include:

  • Desktop Publishing Basics

  • Presentation & Design

  • Web Design


Total Class Time = 6 Hours (2 Sessions)

SAGE

Level 1

Learn to use SAGE like a professional.  Learn why accountants are becoming hooked on this very flexible and very easy to use accounting package.

Topics Include:

  • General Ledger

  • Accounts Payable

  • Accounts Receivable

  • Payroll

  • Inventory


Total Class Time = 15 Hours (5 Sessions)

SAGE

Level 2

This advanced course on SAGE provides more detail and specifics concerning the various features covered in the Level 1 course; and covers more areas not covered by the Level 1 course.

Topics Include:

  • Bank Reconciliation

  • Adjusting Accounts

  • GST Reporting & Remittance

  • Payroll Deductions Remittance

  • Advanced Reporting


Total Class Time = 15 Hours (5 Sessions)