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Computers for the Workplace

Non-Credit Certificate

With a certificate from our Computer Skills for the Workplace program, students learn the basic computer skills needed to successfully obtain employment. The program covers the basics of computer hardware, computer software, and Microsoft Office application programs. 

Course Information

Course Dates: July 24 – August 31, 2023 in person
Class Meets In Person: Mondays and Wednesdays
Times: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: $375

Topics include:

Getting Comfortable with Your Computer
  • General parts of the computer
  • Input, processing, output, and storage (including portable and cloud storage) devices
  • Learning to navigate and use the Microsoft Windows operating system
  • Understanding computers, hardware, system software, and application software
Learning to use Microsoft Office Application Programs
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Outlook
How to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exams
  • Preparation materials for certification (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook)
  • Practice exams (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook)

Any Questions, please call:

Janet Pearson Director of Workforce Development
617-984-1752  jpearson@quincycollege.edu

REGISTER ON-CAMPUS

Please visit the Registrar’s Office on the Quincy or Plymouth Campuses.

REGISTER ONLINE

New Student? Click here to fill out the non-credit application.

After submitting the non-credit application, students will receive an email with their username and password to register online through the My QC Portal. Once you login to the MyQCPortal follow the “Current Student” instructions below for online registration.

Current Student?

Follow these steps for Online Registration

  • Go to the QCPortal and login
  • Click “Course Search” at the top of the page
  • Select “Non-Credit” from the “Term” drop down menu
  • Click the “Search” button at the bottom of the page
Computers for the Workplace Courses
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    • Credits
    • NCM 101
    • Computer Skills for the Workplace
    This non-credit course teaches the basic computer skills needed to successfully obtain employment. Students will learn the basics of computer hardware, computer software, and learn to use Microsoft Office application programs.

    Topics include:

    Getting Comfortable with Your Computer
    Learning to use Microsoft Office Application Programs
    How to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exams

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