Basic Office Technology
Polish the No. 1-trait employers seek – computer skills. This course will equip you with a solid foundation of the most up-to-date technology skills in an ever-changing discipline. It will teach you the fundamentals of computers, software, and the Web. In addition to gaining a practical understanding of the computer, through application and instruction, you will acquire the skills to create documents, presentations, worksheets, and databases using the various Microsoft Office products.
High school diploma or equivalent, completion of our Basic Skills Assessment and submission of the Program Application. Working knowledge of computers and access to a computer and the Internet are required.
The Basic Skills Assessment and Program Application are located online. The instructions are here. You will be directed to the program application after completing the skills assessment.
- Technical integration of multiple devices
- Microsoft Office 2013 products
- Hardware, software and the Internet
- Security safety, ethics and privacy
- Desktop computers
- Notebook computers
- Portable media players
- Digital cameras
This course is ideal for adults desiring to sharpen and acquire new skills in preparation of returning to the workforce.
“The course was excellent. The instructor made it very easy to understand. I would definitely recommend this course to others.”
Lindsey Hinde, graduate
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— Georgia boasts about 280,000 tech jobs, according to Technology Association of Georgia.
— Atlanta has added 25,000 tech positions since 2010.
— Atlanta is currently ranked in the top 4 when it comes to high-tech jobs, and the top 10 for tech industry growth.
— In the past five years, Atlanta’s tech industry has grown 21%, and the talent growth rate is at 21.2% – making it the 6th-fastest growing market in the nation.