This Career Cluster reflects entry-level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services.
RCC Workforce currently offers the following training sessions:
ITEC 1067 Computers for Seniors
Designed for the new user, or the person who is simply not that comfortable with technology, this 9-hour course will begin with basic computer operating fundamentals for both hardware and software. Follow-on sessions will develop competency in key boarding, file/folder organization and management, internet usage, email usage and managing various file formats including photos.
39142 01WF F/Jan 24, 31, & Feb 7 9 AM -12 PM KL $109
61576 51WF F/Mar 7, 14, & 21 1 PM -4 PM WC $109
ITEC 1164 MS Excel for Office 2010 – 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.
39143 31WF S/Feb 1 9 AM – 4 PM GC $98
39144 02WF F/Mar 28 9 AM – 4 PM KL $98
ITEC 1239 iPAD for New Users
If you have recently purchased and iPAD or are planning on purchasing one, this class is for you. Gain proficiency in using your iPAD for sending/receiving email, taking pictures and videos, accessing social media and downloading apps. iPAD are provided in class; students are welcome to bring their own.
39145 01WF W/Mar 5 9 AM – 3 PM KL $98
39146 02WF F/Apr 11 9 AM – 3 PM GC $98
ITEC 1719 Making Social Media Work for You
Friending, tweeting, or linking. Everyone seems to be on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or some other social networking site that you may have never heard about. What is Social Media? What do you need to know about it before you become a participant? Learn to navigate your way around the more popular social media applications, how to set up your profile, post information, photos and most importantly how to manage who, what, and how others see the information you are posting.
39147 41WF Th/Feb 6 & Feb 13 5PM – 7PM KL $45
39148 01WF F/Apr 4 & 11 1PM – 3PM KL $45
ITEC 1720 Are You Smarter Than Your SMARTphone?
If you have a smartphone and would like to use it for more than just making and receiving calls, this class is for you. Learn how to get the most of your phone’s capability including sending email, downloading and sending photos, accessing social networking sites, maps, weather, search engines and so much more!
39150 01WF W/Feb 12 9AM – 12PM KL $32
39152 31WF Th/Apr 3 4PM – 7PM KL $32
ITEC 1721 Introduction to Windows 8 PC Operating System (OS)
Considering upgrading to Windows 8 OS? Or just purchased a new desktop or laptop with Windows 8 installed? This class will provide a basic overview of the capabilities of Windows 8 OS, the changes in functions and navigation from Windows 7 and earlier OS versions.
39153 01WF F/Mar 28 9AM – 4PM KL $98
IT Certification Program through CERTIPORT
Testing can be completed through RCC’s authorized testing center for a variety of IT certifications including:
Microsoft Office Specialist
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is the leading IT certification in the world.
Demonstrate you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to productively use Microsoft Office. MOS enables you to tap the full features and functionality of the Microsoft Office system, resulting in heightened levels of individual performance, confidence, and differentiation.
In academia, MOS promotes success in the classroom for students (and instructors), builds individual distinction, and prepares students for an increasingly competitive workforce. For business, MOS maximizes office productivity and efficiency for the organization and increases job satisfaction and heightens career achievement among employees. In workforce development, MOS prepares and places job candidates, ensuring they possess the skills employers require. $132
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
For more information on any of these certification programs please visit the RCC
Workforce website: http://www.rappahannock.edu/workforce/ or go directly to the
CERTIPORT website: http://www.certiport.com/ .
RCC is an authorized CERTIPORT exam testing center.