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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.

No sections currently scheduled.

CompTIA A+

Prepare for a career in IT support through this live online CompTIA course. Gain hands-on expertise and prepare to take the CompTIA A+ Certification Exam, a globally recognized, vendor-neutral exam designed for the IT professional. You will learn about network connectivity issues, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, and PC hardware and peripherals.  Includes training on iOS, Android, Apple OS X and Linux, security, the fundamentals of cloud computing and operational procedures, and installing and configuring operating systems including Windows.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam. Exam vouchers and all materials included in tuition fee. For course information and to register visit https://forsythtech.theknowledgebase.org.

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

Note: Refund policy as indicated on the ProTrain Website.

Course number: 128799
Dates: 01/22/19 – 03/05/19
Days: T, TH
Times: 6 – 9 PM
Trainer: ProTrain
Location: Online
Student Fee: $1955

Course number: 128805
Dates: 04/02/19 – 05/14/19
Days: T, TH
Times: 6 – 9 PM
Trainer: ProTrain
Location: Online
Student Fee: $1955

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 https://forsythtech.theknowledgebase.org

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.

Course number: 128802
Dates: 01/28/19 – 03/04/19
Days: M, W
Times: 6 – 9 PM
Trainer: ProTrain
Location: Online
Student Fee: $1769

Course number: 128803
Dates: 03/25/19 – 04/24/19
Days: M, W
Times: 6 – 9 PM
Trainer: ProTrain
Location: Online
Student Fee:  $1769

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 offerings scheduled at this time

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

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.

Course Code: 126506
Date/Time: 01/14/19 – 02/11/19, M, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Instructor: L. Vance
Location: IQ
Fee: $275

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

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.

Course Code: 126519
Date/Time: 01/16/19  – 03/06/19, W, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: IQ
Fee: $499

Excel 2013 Advanced – Level III

This class is for individuals who want to be “power users” and understand the advanced Excel features and functionality 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: 126847
Start: 04/03/19
End: 04/24/19
Week Day: Wednesday
Time(s): 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Location: IQ
Fee: $275

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: 126801
Start: 04/02/19
End: 05/21/19
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.

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: 126855
Date/Times: 04/04/19 -05/09/19, TH, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Instructor: B Zhang
Location: IQ
Fee: $249

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: 127698
Date/Time: 03/05/19 – 04/23/19, T, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Instructor: T. Brown
Location: IQ
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: 128781
Start: 01/16/19
End: 03/06/19
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: 128782
Start: 03/20/19
End: 04/24/19
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.

No sections currently scheduled.