This course provides employability skills training for unemployed and underemployed adults. It is designed to help students develop speed and accuracy by learning the touch operation of alphanumeric/keyboard characters. Emphasis is placed on the following: mastery of the keyboard with desirable equipment. Keyboarding is the foundation for developing entry-level skills for business careers. Other areas of focus for this class will be typing speed and accuracy. Most employers prefer individuals to type at least 35 words per minute. This class will help you meet this requirement. Fee Waiver available for individuals meeting eligibility criteria. For information, call (910) 272-3604 or (910) 272-3671.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE
This course will focus on the basic operation of a computer from how to turn it on to how to create professional documents. Students will learn the different parts of a computer and the purpose of each part. Students completing this course will be able to create an email account, create and send emails, create files, and navigate the internet, Fee Waiver available for individuals meeting eligibility criteria. For information, call (910) 272-3604 or (910) 272-3671.
COMPUTER SKILLS FOR JOB SEEKERS
This course is an extension of the introductory course to computer and individuals will be introduced to Microsoft Office Suite. Students will create a cover letter and resume while also learning to use the computer for job searching. Students will learn to complete online applications and how to attach a cover letter and resume to the application. Students will demonstrate the use of job search engines and how to save job postings. Fee Waiver available for individuals meeting eligibility criteria. For information, call (910) 272-3604 or (910) 272-3671.
MICROSOFT DIGITAL LITERACY CERTIFICATION
Microsoft’s Digital Literacy focuses on five courses that cover computer basics, how to use the internet, privacy and security settings and digital lifestyles. Upon review of the five courses, students will be eligible to take an assessment that results in certification. Fee Waiver available for individuals meeting eligibility criteria. For information, call (910) 272-3604 or (910) 272-3671.
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For Information on Online Classes Call: (910) 272-3604 or (910) 272-3671
Do you have trouble fitting traditional classroom courses into your busy schedule? Is travel to and from class a problem? Continuing Education online courses are available on your Internet-connected home computer on a schedule you choose. Courses begin every month and last six weeks. Each course consists of twelve lessons, with two lessons released each week. You can view your lessons 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from any computer that has Internet access. All you need is a connection to the Internet, e-mail, and for some courses the appropriate software. Prior to starting each course, you will be required to complete an on-line orientation and register for the class in person at the Workforce Development Center.
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QuickBooks for Contractors 2012, 2013, or 2014
QuickBooks 2012, 2013, or 2014
Performing Payroll in QuickBooks 2012, 2013, or 2014
Accounting Fundamentals I & II
Intro to Microsoft Word 2013 or 2013
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 or 2013
Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010 or2013
Intro to Microsoft Access
Microsoft Outlook 2010 or 2013
Intro to Microsoft Publisher 2013
Windows 7 or Windows 8
Microsoft Office 2013
Many of the computer courses are also available in an intermediate or advanced version.
GRANTWRITING AND NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT
Advanced Grant Proposal Writing
A to Z Grant Writing
Introduction to Nonprofit Management
Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant
PC TROUBLESHOOTING, NETWORKING, & SECURITY
Advanced PC Security
Introduction to PC Security
Introduction to PC Troubleshooting
WEB PAGE CREATION /WEB GRAPHICS
Creating Web Pages I & II
Introduction to Photoshop
Discover Digital Photography
Photoshop Elements 11, or 12 for the Digital Photographer
Classes MUST be completed within six weeks, there is no extension period. Costs for each class is $70.00.
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Excel Class at Robeson Community College (NEW)
Students will be able to create simple spreadsheets, including editing, formatting, and printing. It is intended for people with little or no background in spreadsheets. Simple formulas and introductory data handling are covered. This course is for students who are familiar with Windows. For more information on class call: (910) 272-3604 or (910) 272-3609.