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Computer Training

QVCC Computer Training: Quick, Affordable, & Effective!

labtop computerWith a convenient schedule and knowledgeable instructors, it won’t take long for you to master some of today’s most widely used software and programs.

Areas of Training Include: Excel, PowerPoint, QuickBooks & Word


Intro to QuickBooks

Get started mastering the widely used 2015 version of Intuit QuickBooks Accounting Software. Students will learn basic QuickBook features, including company set-up, accounts payable, accounts receivable, reports, inventory, and more.

Instructor: Cindy Beckman, Director of Operations for McCabe Software, Inc.
Option 1: February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 2018
Option 2: April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 2018
Wednesdays, 6 – 9 pm
Cost: $295


Making Dynamic Presentations w/ PowerPoint

The course focuses on basic formatting techniques to ensure your PowerPoint Presentation looks great for that next meeting or speaking engagement! By the end of this overview course, you will know how to create, edit, save, and present your very own PowerPoint presentations.

Instructor: Jarrod Borek, QVCC Director of Information Technology
Spring Dates Coming Soon!
Cost: $129


Introduction to Microsoft Word

Do you want to gain a basic understanding of Microsoft Word? Get started today with this introductory course that utilizes Microsoft Word 2016. By the end of this overview, you will learn the basic features of Microsoft Word, including creating, saving, and editing basic letters, documents, and contracts.

Instructor: Jarrod Borek, QVCC Director of Information Technology
Option 1: March 29 & April 5, 2018
Option 2: May 31 & June 7, 2018
Thursdays, 5 – 8 pm
Cost: $129*


Microsoft Word: Beyond the Basics

Ready to dive deeper into Microsoft Word?  By the end of this overview course, you will learn many intermediate features of Microsoft Word, including creating tables, newsletters, mail merges, templates, and more.

Instructor: Jarrod Borek, QVCC Director of Information Technology
Option 1: April 26 & May 3, 2018
Option 2: June 14 & 21, 2018
Thursdays, 5 – 8 pm
Cost: $129*


Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Does your job or new career require you to work with Microsoft Excel? Get started today with this introductory course that utilizes Microsoft Excel 2016. Topics covered include creating, saving, and editing basic spreadsheets.

Instructor: Alessandra Lundberg, QVCC Director of Finance & Administrative Services
Option 1: February 13 & 20, 2018
Option 2: April 24 & May 1, 2018
Tuesdays, 5 – 8 pm
Cost: $129


Microsoft Excel: Beyond the Basics

Are you ready to master Excel’s intermediate functions and features? By the end of this course, you’ll be able to create and work with charts, pivot tables, and templates. The course will also focus on tips and tricks to ensure your spreadsheet looks great for that next meeting or presentation.

Instructor: Alessandra Lundberg, QVCC Director of Finance & Administrative Services
Option 1: March 20 & 27, 2018
Option 2: May 29 & June 5, 2018
Tuesdays, 5 – 8 pm
Cost: $129


Computer Basics

Are you looking for some basic knowledge to help you get started? Look no further! This course is designed for the novice computer user with little or no prior knowledge of computers.

Instructor: Cindy Beckman, Director of Operations for McCabe Software, Inc.
Option 1: February 27, March 1, 6, & 8, 2018
Option 2: April 10, 12, 17, & 19, 2018
Option 3: May 8, 10, 15, & 17, 2018
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5 – 7 pm
Cost: $175

* Register for Computer Basics and receive a $30 discount on Intro to Word and/or Word Beyond the Basics.


NEW! Introduction to Web Design

Interested in building your own website? Learn the fundamentals of website design. Topics include HTML5, CSS, site planning, page layout, and site navigation.

Instructor: Pauline Clifford, QVCC Director of Educational Technology
February 20 – April 26, 2018
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 – 8 pm
Cost: $550