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Our Information Technology courses will get you ready for the world of supporting, deployment and management of computers and network systems. From entry-level skills, all the way to the most sought after technical abilities, we’ll get you prepared to be competitive in the growing world of IT. RCC Workforce currently offers the following training sessions.

You will learn how to use the new Start screen and how it works with the desktop, how to customize your settings and preferences and how to use the built-in apps and accessories. You will also learn tips for managing your files and folders, and throughout the course, you’ll learn lots of shortcuts. After finishing this course, you will know how to make Windows adapt to your needs, rather than the other way around. You will learn how to pin important programs and web sites to the Start screen and remove those you don’t need. You’ll learn tips and shortcuts to manage files and folders, so they will always be at your fingertips and how to search for them if you don’t know where they are. You will also learn how Windows can keep you safe from viruses and other malware.

ITEC 1016 Basic Computers I
This course will focus on the basics of using the keyboard and mouse and will provide the foundational knowledge and skill to attend follow-on courses. Students will learn how to control computer functions and commands using the mouse and keyboard including shortcuts for frequently used functions such as cut, copy, & paste, drag-n-drop, and resize. Student will also build their computer vocabulary learning commonly used terms and phrases. Instructor: Staff
Day Date Time Site Fee
Fridays Feb. 13, 20 + 27 9 a.m. –  Noon WC $109
Fridays Mar. 13, 20 + 27 9 a.m. – Noon GC $109
ITEC 1171 MS Excel for Office 2013 – Introduction
Designed to teach the basic principles of MS Excel including, workbook and spreadsheet creation, task bar familiarity, cell formatting, basic formulas, and data sorting. Basic charting and graphing are also covered. Instructor: Staff
Day Date Time Site Fee
Wednesdays Mar. 11, 18, 25 + Apr. 1 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. KL $109
Friday Apr. 24 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. GC $109

CompTIA’s A+ is a vendor-neutral certification that validates technical competency in networking administration and support. The A+ certification confirms a technician`s ability to perform tasks such as installation, configuration, diagnosing, preventive maintenance and basic networking. The A+ exams also cover domains such as security, safety and environmental issues and communication and professionalism.

The CompTIA A+ certification training course from QuickCert measures the necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional with the equivalent of at least 500 hours of hands-on experience in the lab or field. Students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to install, build, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, diagnose, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

QuickCert`s A Plus Essentials and A Plus Specialist certificiation training course follows the CompTIA authorized curriculum, ensuring you receive the training and knowledge needed to succeed. QuickCert is so certain this class meets and exceeds the exam objectives, we guarantee you will pass your exam!

Wireless technology is a fast growing segment of the communications industry, with the potential to provide high-speed high-quality information exchange between portable devices located anywhere in the world. Potential applications enabled by this technology include multimedia Internet-enabled cell phones, telemedicine, smart homes and appliances, automated highway systems, video teleconferencing and distance learning, and autonomous sensor networks, to name just a few. The Wireless Network Certificate Program reviews wireless technology, security features, and commercial applications.

Testing can be completed through RCC’s authorized testing center for a variety of IT certifications including:

QuickBooks Certified User
Intuit QuickBooks, the industry leader in managerial accounting software for small business, provides an easy-to-understand platform. Students can validate their QuickBooks knowledge by becoming an Intuit QuickBooks Certified User (QBCU). $132

Adobe Certified Associate
For those seeking employment that requires demonstrating the ability to use digital media needed to plan, design, build, and maintain effective communications, Adobe Certified Associate is a certification program that validates the skills of job seekers. $132

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