Advanced IT and Certification Classes

Community Learning offers advanced IT and certification classes that will help expand your knowledge and skills and give you a competitive edge for personal use or in the professional IT field.
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Linux Essentials
Linux is a UNIX-based, open source operating system. This beginner's class takes a learn-by-doing approach to understanding the essentials of Linux. Each class begins by clearly identifying what one will learn, followed by a straightforward discussion of concepts that leads right into hands-on tutorials. Required text: Linux Essentials, not included in class fee.
Wade DeBraal                   6:00pm-9:00 Tu                 27761
4/14 to 5/19                      COCC LIB 117                  Cost $299

Microsoft Certification Prep: Excel 2013
Certification can lead to better jobs and increased pay. Prepare to take Microsoft's Certification Exam 77-420 for Excel. Learn all the ins and outs of Excel and Microsoft's expectations to get ready for the exam. Required text: Microsoft Excel 2013: 77-420 (text not included). Testing fee is extra. Exam offered at COCC Testing Center by appointment. 
Annette Witzel                 9:00am-4:00 Sa                  27778
5/9 to 5/16                       Bend PIO 113                    Cost $149

MTA Networking Fundamentals
Take this hands-on class to practice skills that are used in the workplace. Get an understanding of how networking works, the OSI model, protocols, wireless & wired networks, security and more. Explore whether a future in computers is for you with this Microsoft Technology Associate certification Prep class. This class prepares you to pass the MTA exam in Networking and is for the beginner who has an interest in computer technology. Required text: Networking Fundamentals, MTA 98-366 (text not included). Exam fee is extra. Exam offered at COCC Testing Center by appointment. 
Brian Allison                       6:00pm-9:00 Th                 27780
4/9 to 5/7                          Bend CHLAB 207              Cost $229

This course is an introduction to Microsoft Visio, a vector-based illustration tool. Students will learn fundamental skills while creating several types of basic diagrams including workflows, flowcharts, organizational charts, directional maps, network and floor plans. Recommended preparation: Basic computer skills and access to a computer with Windows operating system and Office 2010. This course is a blend of face-to-face classroom instruction with online instruction. Recommended text: Step by Step Visio 2010 by Scott Helmers.
Sean Palagyi                       12:45pm-3:05 W               27737
4/1 to 6/3                            Bend PON 205                Cost $360


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