Computer Technology Training

Come join the over 1000 students each year who benefit from GTCC’s computer training classes. Computer skills and application knowledge are no longer a luxury; they are a necessity in the 21st century.

Being successful in any career requires having a broad range of up-to-date software skills that will positively influence the bottom line. Whether you are just starting out and need basic training, you want to enhance existing skills in hopes of a promotion, or you want to learn a new skill in order to create a new career opportunity, GTCC will meet your needs.

For those who would like to train for a Professional Computer Technology Certification through  GTCC’s Workforce Training area, GTCC offers Excel and Word MOS Exam Prep; Cisco’s CCENT ICND1 and ICND2, Cybersecurity Specialist and CCNA Cyber Ops; CompTIA’s  A+, Net+ and Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst and Penetration; Windows and Cisco’s Server Administration Essentials.

Check out our offerings and become a satisfied member of the GTCC community.

Computer Technology Course Category Offerings:


Introduction to Windows 10 and OneDrive 

(This course will be delivered in an online instructional format using the Learning Management System (LMS) for Continuing Education Moodle for content delivery)

You will learn to navigate Windows 10, OneDrive, and customize the desktop. Learn to manage, search and organize files and folders.  A basic introduction to the OneDrive software programs (Outlook, Word Excel, and PowerPoint). See what new tools and techniques are available by using these common applications.  Having taken this course, you will be prepared to take other computer classes with confidence!

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CIS-3100-OL30 Introduction to Windows 10 and OneDrive - Online 8/10/20 - 9/04/20 Online Online Online Online Register Now
 *Registration Deadline is 8/06/2020 (Online sign in instructions will be sent by email to registered students.).

Introducción a Microsoft Windows 10 y OneDrive  NEW

El estudiante aprenderá a utilizar Windows 10, la aplicación OneDrive y a personalizar el escritorio de Windows. También aprenderá a utilizar las herramientas para administrar, buscar y organizar archivos y carpetas. Recibirá una introducción básica en OneDrive y los programas de aplicación (Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel y Microsoft PowerPoint). El estudiante conocerá técnicas y herramientas nuevas disponibles en estos programas de aplicación. Después de tomar este curso el estudiante estará preparado para tomar otras clases de computación.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CIS-3100-274 Introducción a Microsoft Windows 10 y OneDrive 8/04/20 - 8/27/20 K y J 9:00 am - 12:00 pm High Point H4 115 Regístrate ahora

WordPress Intermediate

(This course will be delivered in an online instructional format using the Learning Management System (LMS) for Continuing Education Moodle for content delivery)

Take your WordPress skills to the next level. This course will teach you how to optimize your site for a more dynamic user experience. You'll learn how to easily use CSS to improve your website's appearance. You'll learn how to add and manage your WordPress plugins.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
OST-3100-OL20 WordPress Intermediate ONLINE 7/13/20 - 8/07/20 T, Th Online Online Online Register Now

*Registration deadline is 7/10/2020 (Online sign in instructions will be sent by email to registered students.).

 Photoshop CC

(This course will be delivered in an online instructional format using the Learning Management System (LMS) for Continuing Education Moodle for content delivery)

This course is designed as an introduction to photographic enhancement techniques and terminology using Photoshop CC.  In this course, you will learn to use tools for selecting parts of images, move, duplicate and resize images. You will learn to use layers, layer effects, filters, painting and blending, and color modification. The instructor suggests that you get a textbook but does not require you to have one.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
SGR-3100-OL36 Photoshop CC -Online 9/29/20 - 10/23/20  Online Online Online Online Register Now

*Registration deadline is 9/24/2020 (Online sign in instructions will be sent by email to registered students.).

Excel 2016 Introduction 

(This course will be delivered in an online instructional format using the Learning Management System (LMS) for Continuing Education Moodle for content delivery)

Excel? What is it all about? Jumpstart your career by mastering financial spreadsheets by exploring the Excel 2016 interface and features.  Learn to enter, edit, sort and filter data, write and edit formulas and apply basic formatting for legibility.  Learn to manage multiple worksheets, sort and filter, create charts, simple functions and organize large amounts of data using absolute, relative, mixed cell referencing, and named ranges.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
OST-3100-OL32 Excel 2016 Introduction - Online

 

8/11/20 - 9/08/20 Online Online Online Online Register Now

 *Registration Deadline is 8/06/2020  (Online sign in instructions will be sent by email to registered student.).

Introducción a Microsoft Excel 2016 NEW

¿Qué es Microsoft Excel? El estudiante aprenderá todo lo necesario acerca de este programa. Comience su carrera profesional financiera dominando las hojas de cálculo y explorando la interfaz de Microsoft Excel 2016 y sus propiedades. El estudiante aprenderá cómo introducir, editar, ordenar y filtrar datos; aprenderá a escribir y editar fórmulas y aplicar formatos básicos. Además, aprenderá a manejar varias hojas de trabajo o “Worksheets”, ordenar y filtrar, crear gráficas, trabajar con funciones sencillas y organizar grandes cantidades de datos utilizando referencias absoluta, relativa y mixta, además aprenderá a nombrar rangos.

 Precio de registro: $78.00

Costo de libro: $45.00 más el tax

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
OST-3100-272 Introducción a Microsoft Excel 2016 7/13/20 - 8/05/20 L y M,  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Greensboro CEC 222 Regístrate ahora


Excel 2016 Intermediate

(This course will be delivered in an online instructional format using the Learning Management System (LMS) for Continuing Education Moodle for content delivery)

Do you know that there is more to Excel, yet hesitant to explore?  Information will be presented in a structured systematic format. You will learn intermediate formulas, functions and calculations including conditional formatting, nested functions, and 3D references to link workbooks and worksheets.  Explore the power of CONCATENATE, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, arrays, and the quick analysis totals. Prerequisite:  Beginning Excel 2013, Excel 2016 or comparable experience. 

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
OST-3100-OL34 Excel 2016 Intermediate - Online 9/15/20 - 10/09/20 Online Online Online Online Register Now

*Registration Deadline is 9/10/2020 (Online sign in instructions will be sent by email to registered student.).

New courses will be posted when available.

PC Troubleshooting & Repair I
Learn to diagnose, identify, and repair failing components of personal computers. Topics include diagnostic techniques for identifying hardware and Windows related problems and repair. Learn the techniques used in determining when updates and upgrades are appropriate. This is a hands-on class emphasizing the diagnoses and repair of personal computers. The course does not require a textbook.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CET-3100-271 PC Troubleshooting & Repair I 7/8/20 - 8/26/20 W 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Jamestown T1 103 Register Now

 

Google IT Support (New)

The Google IT Support Professional Certificate is being offered as a hybrid training program developed by Google that teaches the foundational skills needed for an entry-level job in IT support. A job in IT can mean in-person or remote help desk work, either in a small business or at a global company. IT support is a fast-growing field, and the national median salary is over $52,000 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Based on the training that Google developed to prepare its own IT support staff, this certificate program consists of 175 hours of training covering five modules. The modules key topics: troubleshooting, customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration and security. Training includes a dynamic mix of lectures, quizzes and hands-on labs and widgets.

This hybrid training course will be taught over a period of 22 weeks. Students will be required to attend class one evening per week for three (3) hours on campus for instructor-led lectures AND will also be required to complete six (6) hours of independent online coursework per week, outside of the classroom.

 Prerequisites:

 In order to be successful in this training, persons:

  • should be comfortable using web browsers, chat forums, email, and software applications. Previous experience with or exposure to computer operating systems and desktop hardware a plus.
  • must have a minimum of high school level reading comprehension and basic math computation and pre-algebra skills (including fractions, decimals and simple formulas).
  • must have consistent access to reliable broadband internet connectivity, and a laptop or desktop PC
Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CTS-3255-IN75 Google IT Support 7/20/20 - 12/19/20 M 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Greensboro CEC 219 Register Now

*Registration Deadline is 7/16/2020 (Online sign in instructions will be sent by email to registered student.).

Frequently Asked Questions

Hybrid is a combination of Face-to-Face (F2F) and Online learning.  Students must be present the first day of class.

If you are new to computers, you will want to start with an introduction class such as “Introduction to Computers” or “Introduction to Windows 10 and OneDrive.”  Our computer classes are designed for beginners, unless otherwise started, such as Intermediate, Advanced or Professional Computer Technology Certifications.

To see course offerings details, use the links above to  visit the individual course pages.

Students can register in one of three ways:

  • Online: Register
  • In Person:
    • Jamestown, 140 Jamestown Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the form here: Con Ed Registration Form

Location codes and addresses are listed with each course description and a location key can be found below as well as on this link to the GTCC Campus Locations

Building Codes

  • Cameron Campus Center-C1 – Cameron Campus, 7908 Leabourne Rd, Colfax, NC 27235
  • Continuing Education Building-CEC – Greensboro Campus, 3505 E. Wendover Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405
  • Entertainment Technology Building-H4 – High Point Campus, 901 S. Main Street, High Point, NC 27262
  • Sears Applied Technologies Building-AT – Jamestown Campus, 601 E. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282
  • Con Ed Registration and Instructional Support Offices-T1 – Jamestown Campus Extension, 140 Jamestown Court, Jamestown, NC 27282

Unless otherwise noted in the individual course description, a textbook and flash drive are required for each computer training class.  Books may be purchased at the bookstore of the campus where the class is being held prior to the class start date. Here is a link to the GTCC Bookstore.

 

For successful course completion, a student must attend 80% of the class hours.

CEU’s are typically calculated at 10% of the course contact hours. If you are seeking CEU credits, confirm with your licensing issuer if the courses you have chosen meet the needed CEU credit requirement.

NC Elite Career Center of Greensboro
9C Dundas Circle 
Greensboro, NC 27407 

New Horizons Computer Learning Center
7017-A Albert Pick Road 
Greensboro, NC 27409

ECPI University
7802 Airport Center Drive
Greensboro, NC 27409 

Coming Spring 2019 GTCC Pearson VUE Testing Centers will be offering select testing.

GTCC will make a 100% refund of registration fees if you officially withdraw from class before the first class meeting.

GTCC will refund 75% of the registration fee (tuition only) if you officially withdraw from classes on the first day of class or before the class reaches the 10% point. The 10% point varies from class to class.

To request a refund, please call Janice Troy at 336-334-4822 Ext. 53024 or email at jstroy@gtcc.edu.

If a class is canceled or full, GTCC will automatically process a full refund. Refunds are processed on a monthly basis and may take 4 to 6 weeks.

The college refund policy is established by state legislative action and is subject to change without prior notice to students.

DisAbility Access Services 

The Computer Technology Departmental Staff want all students to be successful.  If you have any special needs, please contact the Disability Access Services department prior to starting your class so that arrangements can be made for the first day.  Please call 336-334-4822 ext. 50157.

Learning Resource Centers and Center for Academic Engagement

As a student in any GTCC program, you have access to the Learning Resource Centers and the Center for Academic Engagement on all 3-campus locations.

We offer approximately 150 online continuing education classes that start monthly.  Visit GTCC ed2go Home page for program specifics.

If you would like to see all the Continuing Education courses that GTCC offers visit the GTCC Live & Learn Catalog

You may be eligible for scholarships. Each scholarship has time sensitive application deadlines. Click on the link below to learn if you might meet the requirements. 

  • Corporate and Continuing Education Scholarship
  • SECU (State Employees' Credit Union) Continuing Education Scholarship
  • Golden Leaf Scholarship Application

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS