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Technology Training Classes to Begin Soon at SCC

Sharpen your computer skills with “Better Interneting,” offered through Sandhills Community College Continuing Education’s Technology division this April.

Microsoft

In “Microsoft Office Overview,” learn a little of everything that Microsoft Office offers. Sessions will be on Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Publisher, and One Note.

Held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 1-April 7, from 6-8 p.m., “Microsoft Office Overview” will cost $75.

In “Windows 10- Level 1” students will learn the Windows 10 operating system. Additionally, they’ll Discover Windows applications, terminology, and Start Menu functions as well as operational basics. Students should have access to the Windows 10 operating system.

Held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 21-May 31, “Windows 10-Level 1” will cost $75 plus the cost of a flashdrive.

Internet

In “Better Interneting,” students can become an Internet power user. They’ll learn how to spend their time on the Internet smarter, more productive, and more efficiently.

Held on Fridays, March 4-April 8 from 2-4 p.m., “Better Interneting” will cost $75.

Computer Security

“CompTIA Network+ Certification” helps develop career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. Students will learn how to design and implement functional networks; configure, manage, and maintain essential network devices; implement network security, standards, and protocols; troubleshoot network problems; and support the creation of virtualized networks. This class is continuation of the IT Credentials and Cybersecurity track for the students who complete the A+ Certification course or those who already hold A+ Certification or have equivalent knowledge and experience.

Held online, Tuesday-Thursday, May 10-Aug. 11 from 6-9 p.m., “CompTIA Network+ Certification” will cost $185 plus the courseware. Financial aid and scholarships are available for this class. Visit sandhills.edu/available-funds-for-your-training for information and to apply.

Registration

Seats are still available for this class. To register, call Continuing Education at (910) 695-3980 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. All major credit cards are accepted. Pre-register at sandhills.edu/cereg. Pre-registrations must be made two days before class starts.

Summer Semester

A summer semester SCC flightPath publication will be mailed to all Moore and Hoke County homes in early May and posted to the college’s website. It will contain information about all Continuing Education classes set to begin in May, June, and July and information about all our college majors.

Summer Semester sessions A and B begin on May 24 and session C begins on June 28 for curriculum/college credit classes and Continuing Education classes begin on various dates throughout the summer.

Summer semester curriculum classes are open to current, returning, and new students. Local students attending colleges outside of the area are welcome to take courses this summer at SCC. Credits can transfer back to the university, saving students time and money. New students can apply online, and an advisor will assist in registering for classes. Current or returning students may register using Self-Service or by meeting with their Advisor.

Moore and Hoke high school graduates who successfully complete the required number of Sandhills Promise credits when in high school are eligible to have their SCC tuition paid for two years upon high school graduation. For students who plan to attend college out of the area, they are encouraged to take at least one SCC fall semester class immediately following graduation to lock in their eligibility. Many students take one or two classes each semester and transfer the credits back to their university. Classes are at no cost and can be online, hybrid, or in traditional classroom formats.

CCP Classes for High School Students

Local high school students can take classes at SCC when a junior and senior. Those successfully completing four CCP classes qualify for the Sandhills Promise. This program offers two full years of classes immediately following high school graduation at no cost. For all information, go to: www.sandhills.edu/admissions/sandhills-promise.

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