Job Readiness

Job Readiness

Access I Basics

Get introduced to the world of Microsoft Access, a powerful relational database.  Explore and navigate the Access program window and learn the concepts and structure of data storage in Access.  Instructor: P. McFaddenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics, Excel II Intermediate and Excel III Advanced. Familiarity with the keyboard is also required.You will learn to:

PowerPoint Basics

Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: C. MyersComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate.You will learn to:

Introduction to MS Publisher

Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and PowerPointYou will learn to:

Introduction to MS Publisher

Explore the many document creation possibilities of this powerful desktop publishing software. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate and PowerPointYou will learn to:

Web I Basics

Learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the World Wide Web. These skills can help you complete online job applications. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: T. NguyenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Web I Basics

Learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the World Wide Web. These skills can help you complete online job applications. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: C. KesslerComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Web II Intermediate

Review the basic and advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc.  Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuations and characters to refine your search results. Explore two social and professional networking sites: Meetup.com and LinkedIn.com.Instructor: N. ShinerComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Email Basics

Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

HTML Basics

Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis (2.5 hours).Instructor: T. NguyenComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Internet Job Seeking 101

Learn to use online job boards and job search engines to find the right job for you. Discover where you can build your résumé online. Learn the steps to an effective job search and the organizational tools to help you stay on top of your job-seeking process. Seats are filled on a first-come, space available basis.Instructor: N. ShinerComputer Lab, Rm. 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. The ability to execute the skills learned in PC Basics, Web I Basics and Email Basics.Class Objectives:

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