Enhance your computer skills

Eastern Florida State College's Workforce Training team is dedicated to providing the community workforce with the skills needed to compete in today's job market. Computer skills are a critical tool for every level worker and for job seekers who need to submit resumes and online applications. Already on the job? Update your skills and increase your value to your employer.

Our Continuing Education courses include a wide selection of computer literacy skill programs to help you achieve your goals. We offer face-to-face classes on select EFSC campuses in Computer Fundamentals for the complete beginner and classes in how to use Microsoft Office.

Our online schedule and registration system lists available computer training courses, including pricing, dates, and campus locations. Check the accordion below for course descriptions. Reach out to the coordinator with questions and to discuss future class options that may not be on the online schedule yet, plus online training options.

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Current Computer Classes

Computer Fundamentals

This on-campus beginner’s class allows you to learn the basic hardware components of a computer system in just six short weeks.

Using Windows and basic file management is the focus of this class. Create folders, organize files, access resources and start applications.

Learn functions of the keyboard and mouse while you explore Windows tasks and basic Word tasks. You will be able to navigate the Window systems and create basic Word documents.

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Excel Courses

Excel 1

Microsoft Excel 2016, Level 1, enables students to master fundamental skills required for the effective use in Excel. The focus of this course is basic skills. Topics covered will include an introduction to Excel and the new Ribbon interface, entering and editing data, selecting cells and ranges, printing worksheets, formulas and functions, and formatting cell contents

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Windows.

Excel 2

Microsoft Excel 2016, Level 2, covers intermediate to advance Excel skills. Topics introduced include managing worksheets and workbooks; formatting cells; using IF functions; applying data analysis; creating, formatting, and manipulating pivot tables and pivot charts, inserting smart art, creating and customizing special chart types; and more.

Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent experience with Excel.

Excel 3

Microsoft Excel 2016, Level 3, covers topics including lookup and decision-making functions, auditing and error-handling, control formal options, array functions, date and text functions, importing and exporting excel files, cube functions, the Power Pivot Data Model, what-if-analysis, macros, export excel worksheets to other formats, and more. 

Prerequisite:  Must have taken Levels 1 and 2 or have equivalent experience with Excel and a have minimal working knowledge of VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) and MS Access. 

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Word Courses

Word 1

This course covers key introductory Microsoft Word skills.

Topics include creating and saving documents, printing documents, creating and formatting tables, inserting shapes and pictures, applying styles, inserting headers and footers, formatting the page background, setting margins, and more.

Word 2

This course covers key intermediate Microsoft Word skills.

Topics include executing a mail merge, generating envelopes and labels, section and column breaks, inserting cover pages, themes and style sets, styles, creating a table of contents, creating an index, adding watermarks, and more.

Word 3

This course covers key advanced Microsoft Word skills.

Topics include tracking changes, sending emails from within Word, file compatibility, adding passwords to files, document properties, macros, integration with other Office applications and the web, and more.

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Microsoft Windows 10

This online course provides the basic knowledge needed to use and perform basic configuration of a computer running Windows 10; this includes basic operating system features, using and installing apps, managing files and common external devices, using network connections and applications, configuring system settings, and personalizing Windows environment and privacy features.

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More Information

Kaley Bierman
Continuing Education Coordinator
1519 Clearlake Road, Building 25
Cocoa, FL 32922-6597
biermank@easternflorida.edu
321-433-7503