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Aug
13
Mon
Beginning Computer Skills @ CPU Onsite
Aug 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Beginning Computer Skills

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, August  13, 15, 17.
9:30 am to 12:30 pm – 9 hours total instruction

Class size limited to 12 students  – you are encouraged to register now as this class is one of our most popular and books up quickly. 

This course is designed for the beginning computer user or anyone wanting to become more proficient at daily computer tasks.

Three-day course (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday), 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. One 15-minute break at 11:00.

A final test will be administered upon completion to measure the new skills learned. A Certificate of Completion is presented to all students who pass the final test with a score of 80% or higher.

Course Outline:

Day 1. Understanding the Keyboard functions, Windows 10 Desktop features, Create and Save simple text document, Cut/Copy & Paste tools

Day 2. The Internet: terminology, browsers, search engines and safety online. Email Options – software vs webmail, how to create and use Gmail account, attach pictures or files to an email message, and email etiquette.

Day 3. Computer Hardware terminology and functions, how to properly name and save files or pictures, Proper file organization.

Aug
20
Mon
Adobe PhotoShop CC @ CPU Onsite
Aug 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

CLASS STARTS AUGUST 20TH – CALL NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT!

Comprehensive 8 week course – Mondays and Wednesdays – 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Get personalized attention with a very limited class size.

Instructor: Brittany Williams – Certified Adobe Expert Photoshop CC, a seasoned graphic artist with 13 years of professional experience, and an Associate member of The Graphic Artist Guild.

Course Book: Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book 2018 by Andrew Faulkner and Conrad Chavez: available for rent for $20 or for purchase at Amazon for $41.99


Aug
21
Tue
Microsoft Word 2016 – Level 1 @ CPU Onsite
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Microsoft Word 2016 - Level 1 @ CPU Onsite | Pine Grove | California | United States

Microsoft Word – Level 1

3 week course, 3 hours per day, twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday, August 21st to September 6th, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Total instruction time 15 hours class time plus online assignments for grading, and test on final class day.

This course can be taken along with Microsoft – Level 2  as preparation for the Microsoft Certification Test.

Aug
25
Sat
Windows 10 – Basics, Programs and Features @ CPU Onsite
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 am

Windows 10 – Basics, Programs, and Features

Saturday, August 25th, 10:00am to 2:00pm.

A 4-hour course designed for anyone seeking a better understanding of Windows 10. You will discover bonus features not included in prior versions of Windows. Once you understand the concept behind Windows10, you will enjoy the current and new features that Microsoft continues to deliver as the Operating System evolves.

Windows 10 Basics Class

This course is slightly condensed compared to our 2-day training option, in order to offer it as a single Saturday session. Only topics rarely needed have been compressed or removed from this session, and it will not affect the quality of instruction. Price has been reduced from $65 for the 2-day session to $45 for this 1-day session.

Course Outline:

• A hands-on Instructor-led course with PowerPoint presentation exploring the many outstanding and helpful features of Windows 10.

• Practice on navigation, customizing the desktop, benefits of the Edge browser, working with menus and Control Panel, and much more.

• Bonus – Access to the full PowerPoint presentation via our website portal for repeated viewing.

Aug
28
Tue
Workforce Readiness Skills @ CPU Onsite
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Workforce Skills 6-week Course with Certificate of Completion

Tuesday and Thursday, August 28th  through October 4th, 2018. 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. 6-week course, 36 hours of classroom instruction, plus assignments completed independently through our LEARN online instruction portal.

Workforce Skills

This course is a must-have for anyone returning to the workforce, graduating high school or college student preparing to enter the workforce.

Upon completion, you will have an employment portfolio complete with professional resume and certifications of completion from each of the lessons in this course. You will have perfected the “interview process” to put your best foot forward.

A sampling of lessons includes, but is not limited to, customer service, telephone etiquette, conflict resolution, business correspondence, dressing for success, business negotiation, standard office procedures, Microsoft Office basics, marketing your strengths and much more.

A Minimum of 6 students enrolled in this course is required for this course date. If the minimum enrollment is not met, the course may be rescheduled to accommodate more students. 

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Aug
31
Fri
File and Email Organization @ CPU Onsite
Aug 31 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
File and Email Organization @ CPU Onsite | Pine Grove | California | United States

File and Email Organization – 1-day Workshop

Tuesday, August 31st – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Files, Folders and Email Organization – The Basic Computer Skills class is recommended prior to attending this class, but not required if the student can pass our basic computer literacy online quiz.

This course is a hands-on instructor-led 2-day workshop – 4 hours per day. Upon completion, you will be able to properly name your files, organize them into a practical folder structure designed for your needs, and reorganize your existing files into the new folder structure.

This course is highly recommended for anyone seeking organization in their computer data files.

This course fulfills the prerequisite for the Personal Data Backup or Business Data Backup courses.

Topics Include:

• Lesson 1: Three Methods of Folder Organization – Which is best for YOU?
• Lesson 2: How to begin reorganizing with existing files
• Lesson 3: How to Properly Name Files & Folders
• Lesson 4: Move/Save Files to Folders

Sep
1
Sat
Internet Safety @ CPU Onsite
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Internet Safety Seminar

Knowlege is Power! This 4-hour course reveals the tricks scammers use to infect your computer, your identity and rob you blind. Next, we show you the software tools to block them and remove them should you still find yourself infected. Most importantly, you will look inside the mind of a hacker to learn how to spot them and avoid them, before they get you! I can’t say it enough – Knowlege is Power!

Sep
10
Mon
Personal Data Backup @ CPU Computers
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Personal Data Backup @ CPU Computers | Pine Grove | California | United States

Personal Data Backup

Compare the most popular methods for personal data backup – Cloud Backup services vs local data back-up, external Hard Drive or USB Key.  3-hour course presented with live demonstrations and PowerPoint presentation.

External Hard Drives and USB Keys available for purchase, or bring your own to class. You will be completing a data back-up in class.

Sep
11
Tue
Microsoft Excel 2016 for the Workplace – Level 1 @ CPU Onsite
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Microsoft Excel 2016 for the Workplace - Level 1 @ CPU Onsite | Pine Grove | California | United States

Microsoft Excel 2016 – Level 1

3 week course, 3 hours per day, twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday, September 11th through September 27th, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Total in-class instruction time 12 hours plus online assignments for grading, and test on final class day.

This class is an entry-level class for Excel in the Workplace. You are required to have basic computer skills prior to taking this class.

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Sep
15
Sat
Windows 10 Intermediate @ CPU Onsite
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Windows 10 Intermediate @ CPU Onsite

Prerequisite: It is recommended that either the student have already completed our Windows 10 Basics course OR have a strong working knowledge of Windows 10. This is not an introductory course.

Class size is limited to 12 students to ensure personal attention to each student. This is a popular class. You are encouraged to register in advance.

Topics covered include:
Control Panel Settings and Navigation
Enhanced Cortana Features
Install/Remove programs
Snipping Tool
Windows App Store
Microsoft One Drive
Microsoft One Note
Microsoft People Address Book
Windows Defender settings

Oct
2
Tue
General Accounting Principals @ CPU Onsite
Oct 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
General Accounting Principals @ CPU Onsite

General Accounting Principals

6 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, beginning on Tuesday, October 2nd through November 8th. Total of 36 hours of instruction in our classroom with a professional instructor.

Instructor Ron Barile is a Certified State of California Adult Education instructor, specializing in General Accounting Principals, Microsoft Excel and Word, Quickbooks, and Workforce Readiness Skills.

Class size is limited to 8 students to enable personal attention to each student questions or comments during the training.

This is a hands-on course with accompanying PowerPoint presentation explained in detail by the instructor.

Certificate of Completion will be given to all students who successfully complete the course.