Computer Technology

 

Basic computer skills are a must in today's workplace. From manufacturing, to service providing companies, computers are part of almost every aspect of our day. You can write letters, print reports, update information, buy tickets, check email, upload pictures, schedule trips, and more. 

Computers can helps us increase production, and become more effective. Adding new skills, or updating old ones, can help you in your job search or for job growth within your own organization. 

You can get those skills with classes on campus, or online

For additional information please contact Judith Slisz, Program Coordinator

Basic Computer Skills

Our basic computer classes are designed for individuals with little or no computer experience.  We offer "Getting Started with Computers" to get you from turning your machine on to saving a file, sending an email and learning your way around the program Windows 7. 

We also offer "Folders and Files" to help you get organized and know how to save, and retrieve files from your PC.

Microsoft Office Applications

  • Introduction to Microsoft Office - learn the basics of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Word Introduction
  • Word Intermediate
  • Excel Introduction
  • Excel Intermediate
  • Microsoft Office: Integrated Program Tasks - learn how to share data and information between the Office programs
3-6 hour workshops on specific functions within the Microsoft Office Applications such as:
  • Word - Mail Merge
  • Word - Creating Templates and Forms. 
  • Excel-  Formulas & Functions 
  • Excel - Look-Up Functions
  • PowerPoint for Public Speaking
  • Getting Started with PowerPoint
  • Getting Started with Outlook
Web Design
  • Creating Web Sites
  • Writing for Websites and Social Media
  • Adobe Pro - Create interactive forms
  • Getting Started in HTML
Business Applications
  • QuickBooks Pro Introduction 
  • QuickBooks Pro Advanced

Please Note:

  • Not all classes run every semester. Check the current catalog for course schedule. 
  • Course textbooks are included.  
  • Students are responsible for supplying their own media, such as a flash drive, to save files generated during the course.
  • Learning computer skills is progressive. You often need basic skills to build new knowledge and skills. Please check course descriptions carefully for prerequisites and contact the Program Coordinator if you need help deciding which course is right for you. 

Why Take Classes with NVCC?

  • Gain the computer knowledge you need to compete in today’s job market. 
  • Improve your skills for career advancement within your company. 
  • Small class sizes - maximum 14 - our instructors can give you the attention you need. 
  • All our instructors have valuable experience in the field. 
  • State-of-the-art technology and software.

Our hands-on approach allows you to quickly learn new skills, brush up on existing skills and become confident in your computer use.


Computers are part of almost every job. You can use computers to control manufacturing machines, print reports, write letters, design marketing material, keep client lists, and more. Depending on your professional experience, adding computer skills can make you more marketable to employers. 


 


How to Register

Waterbury Campus

Walk In:

NVCC, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT
Office of Non-Credit Lifelong Learning Registration,
Founder's Hall, Center for Health Science, Room F323
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Get Directions to NVCC

Mail:
Complete the registration form and send with payment to:

NVCC
Office of Non-Credit Lifelong Learning Registration,
Room F323
750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708-3011

Fax:
Fax registration form with credit card information to 203-575-8243.
AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover only

Phone:
Call 203-575-8029
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
MC/Visa/Discover only

Danbury Campus

Walk In:

190 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810-7805
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Get Directions to NVCC

Mail:

Complete the registration form and send with payment to:

NVCC Danbury Campus
190 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810-7805

Fax:
Fax registration form with credit card information to 203-575-8243.
AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover only

Phone:
Call 203-437-9699
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
AMEX/MC/Visa/Discover only

Program Coordinator
Laurie L Hornbecker
203-575-8031 (p)
203-575-8243 (f)
Room: Founders
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
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