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AutoCAD Fundamentals

Learn the correct steps to complete tasks and decrease production time on drawings. Students and professionals will learn how to set up blocks, templates, layer manager, and model space/paper space, along with External References and the Design Center.

Course Code: 132502
Date/Times: 8/20/2019-8/29/2019; T, TH; 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Instructor: Brian Clayton
Location: Innovation Quarter 2441
Fee: $175


Architecting on AWS

Through a mix of classroom training and hands-on labs, learn how to optimize the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions. Explore best practices and design patterns to help you architect optimal IT solutions on AWS, then build and explore a variety of infrastructures through guided, hands-on activity.

This course covers the following concepts:

  • The Well-Architected Framework
  • Networking with AWS
  • Core AWS concepts, knowledge and services, including designing your environment and making it highly available
  • Event-driven scaling
  • Automation
  • Decoupling
  • Serverless designs
  • How to grow your architecture from small to extremely large

Course Code: 133477
Date/Times: 10/01/2019-10/03/2019; T, W, TH; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Innovation Quarter Campus
Fee: $2200


CompTIA Net +

This live online CompTIA Network+ training teaches necessary competencies for an IT professional in network support or administration. Students will learn the knowledge and skills needed to install, manage and troubleshoot a variety of networks on any platform. Upon completion of this course, the students will be prepared to take the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. Exam vouchers and all materials included in tuition fee. For course information and to register visit

Recommended Prerequisites:  CompTIA A+ certification. High School Graduate or GED holder. Operating knowledge of Windows or equivalent operating system.

Note: Refund policy as indicated on the ProTrain Website.

No sections currently scheduled.


CompTIA Security +

This in-classroom course covers industry-wide topics, including communication security, infrastructure security, cryptography, access control, authentication, external attack and operational and organization security. Many corporations recommend or require the Security+ certification for their IT employees, such as Sun, IBM/Tivoli Software Group, Symantec, Motorola and Olympus Security Group. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Exam vouchers and all materials included in tuition fee. You can find a detailed course outline here.

Recommended Prerequisites:  High School Graduate or GED holder. Operating knowledge of Windows or equivalent operating system.

No sections currently scheduled.


Computer: Introduction to Python

New! – Get introduced to programming in the free open-source scripting language Python, through hands-on instruction. Upon completion, you should be able to

  1. store, access and manipulate both numeric and character data with Python;
  2. understand the difference between lists, tuples and dictionaries for storing objects in Python
  3. Read and write files and access operating system commands from Python programs
  4. Create simple GUI applications using Tkinter. Prerequisite: Basic understanding of mathematics.

All materials included in fee.

Course Code: 131951
Date/Times: 10/1/19 – 11/5/19 (T) and 10/3/19 (TH) , 6:00 – 9:00 PM
18 Hours
Instructor: Bonnie Zhang
Location: RLS 3364
Fee: $249


Data Analysis with Excel Dashboards

Track key data points and monitor performance measures at a glance, with Excel Dashboards. Learn how to use this powerful tool to keep your enterprise moving forward.

Coming Summer 2019


Data Analysis with Excel Pivot Tables

Data is everywhere and you need it to do your job. Learn the ins and outs of pivot tables to summarize, analyze, explore, and present your data.

Coming Summer 2019


Design your Website with WordPress NEW!

This class is for individuals and small business owners who want to create a website at a low cost. Take your first steps into the world of website and/or blog development with a fundamental understanding of WordPress.  Upon completion, you will know the necessary concepts for creating, enhancing, and maintaining a basic website. Materials included in tuition fee. Pre-requisite: a good understanding of computer functions and Internet concepts.

No sections currently scheduled.


Developing on AWS

Through a mix of classroom training, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, learn how to use the AWS SDK to develop secure and scalable cloud applications. Explore how to interact with AWS using code, and discover key concepts, best practices, and troubleshooting tips.

This course covers the following concepts:

  • Introduction to AWS
  • Introduction to Developing on AWS
  • Introduction to AWS Identity and Access Management
  • Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon S3
  • Developing Flexible NoSQL Solutions with Amazon DynamoDB
  • Developing Solutions with AWS Lambda
  • Developing Solutions with Amazon API Gateway
  • Developing Solutions with Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS
  • Developing Event-Driven Solutions with AWS Step Functions
  • Caching Information for Scalability
  • Getting Started with Containers
  • Developing Secure Solutions
  • Deploying Applications

Recommended pre-requisites:

  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language
  • Working knowledge of core AWS services and public cloud implementation

Course Code: 133491
Date/Times: 10/22/2019-10/24/2019; T, W, TH; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Innovation Quarter Campus
Fee: $2200


Excel 2013 Introduction (Level 1) and Intermediate (Level 2)

Gain a solid working knowledge and understanding of Excel. Upon completion, you will be able to use its basic and intermediate level features, such as setting up a worksheet/workbook, customizing the Excel environment, formatting using conditional formatting, sorting and filtering tables, creating basic and nested formulas and more. All materials included with tuition fee. Pre-requisite: solid foundation in working with Microsoft Windows and software applications in general.

No sections currently scheduled.


Excel 2016 Introduction

Spreadsheet training for the beginning computer user. Learn basic Excel skills such as creating and formatting worksheets, manipulating data, working with charts, and using Excel templates. Expand your basic Excel skills with formulas, pivot tables, advanced charts, and more. Book required.

Course Code: 131952
Start: 09/03/19
End: 10/22/19
Week Day: Tuesday
Time(s): 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Instructor: D. Woosley
Location: Goodwill University
Fee: $75


Excel 2016 Intermediate

Expand your basic Excel skills with formulas, pivot tables, advanced charts, and more. For the beginning computer user.

No sections currently scheduled.


Excel 2016 Level 3 Advanced

This class is for individuals who want to be “power users” and understand the advanced Excel features and functionality in Excel to link, summarize, and analyze data on a higher level. Participants will learn to use Excel’s collaboration, protection, and programming capabilities by performing data merging, using lookups, macro recording, and tweaking the Visual Basic for Applications program code. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to share and analyze data, and automate repetitive tasks. Materials included with tuition fee.

Prerequisite: Excel Introduction and Intermediate.

Course Code: 131950
Start: 10/30/19
End: 11/20/19
Week Day: Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00 – 9:00 PM
12 Hours
Location: IQ 2444
Fee: $275


Introduction to SQL

New! – This course provides a step-by-step overview and instructions that help you get started with the SQL language. Learn how to create SQL statements, as well as create and design tables. You’ll also learn how to create stored procedures, use cursors and transactions to preserve data integrity. Book included with fee.

Course Code: 131435
Date/Time: 9/10 – 10/29, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
24 Hours
Instructor: T. Brown
Location: IQ 2441
Fee: $275


PC Basics and Beyond Using Windows 10

Want to become a confident, self- sufficient computer user? You will learn hands-on practical computer skills and discuss computer-related topics.  This basic course is for the computer novice with little to no computer experience.

Course Code: 131439
Start: 08//21/19
End: 10/19/19
Week Day: Wednesday
Time(s): 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Trainer: Barry Flynt
Location: West Campus 122
Student Fee: $75.00


PC Basics and Beyond 2 using Windows 10

Build on your learning in PC Basics and Beyond with additional hands-on opportunities. Learn about software installation and other topics you need to become computer-literate.

Course Code: 131440
Start: 10/16/19
End: 11/20/19
Week Day: Wednesday
Time(s): 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Trainer: Barry Flynt
Location: West Campus 122
Student Fee: $75.00


Publisher 2016

Learn how to use this desktop publishing program to create a wide range of high quality publications for business and personal use. Business cards, proposals, product sheets, services guides and much, much more! Learn how to format text and paragraphs, insert graphics, and apply color schemes. Basic computer knowledge required.

No sections currently scheduled.


QuickBooks 2018

Easily manage and maintain your business finances by automating accounting and financial reporting functions. Ideal for small to medium business owners and budding entrepreneurs. Get 12 hours of instruction on receiving payments, paying bills, tracking sales, creating invoices, managing inventory, making deposits, reconciling bank accounts, and writing checks. Basic computer knowledge required.

No sections currently scheduled.


Revit Fundamentals

Gain understanding of the user interface and basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools. Then acquire design development tools, including modeling of walls, doors, windows, floors, ceilings, stairs and more.

Course Code: 133253
Date/Times: 9/3/2019-9/12/2019; T, TH; 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
Instructor: Brian Clayton
Location: Innovation Quarter 2444
Fee: $175


SharePoint Essentials

SharePoint greatly simplifies how people find and share information to enable better informed and timely decisions. With this platform, individuals and groups can have a collaborative web site where access can be limited to your team and any others you decide to grant access. Any type of files (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, PDF, images, video, audio, etc.) can be centrally stored, accessed, edited, and maintained. There are basically no file types that cannot be stored on SharePoint. Best of all, you need only to have knowledge of three simple things: Internet/Web browsing, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office concepts. This course will step you through the process as a site user and owner… so, let the collaboration begin!

Course Code: 132188
Start: 9/5/19
End: 10/10/19
Week Day: Thursday
Time(s): 6:00 – 9:30 PM
21 Hours
Location: IQ 2441
Student Fee: $449.00


Systems Operations on AWS

This course is designed to teach those in a systems administrator or Development Operations (DevOps) role how to create automatable and repeatable deployments of networks and systems on the AWS platform. It covers the specific AWS features and tools related to configuration and deployment, in addition to best practices for configuring and deploying systems.

Course covers the following concepts using classroom training, hands-on labs and virtual classroom training:

  • Understanding Systems Operations on AWS
  • Tooling and Automation
  • Computing (Servers)
  • Computing (Scaling and Name Resolution)
  • Computing (Serverless and Containers)
  • Computing (Database Services)
  • Networking
  • Storing and Archiving
  • Monitoring and Security
  • Managing Resource Consumption
  • Creating Automated and Repeatable Deployments

Recommended pre-requisites:

  • Background in either software development or systems administration
  • Proficiency in maintaining operating systems at the command line, such as shell scripting in Linux environments or cmd/PowerShell in Windows
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)

Course Code: 133493
Date/Times: 10/29/2019-10/31/2019; T, W, TH; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Innovation Quarter Campus
Fee: $2200