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SCC Technology Classes to Begin in May

Improve your computer use or photography skills with classes set to begin in May. Sandhills Community College Continuing Education Technology classes are a great way to have fun, make new friends while learning how to use computers and computer software.

Microsoft Office

Learn a little of everything that Microsoft Office offers including sessions on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and One Note in “Microsoft Office Review.”

“Microsoft Office Review” will be held on Thursdays, May 16-Aug. 15 from 12-2 p.m. The cost is $75.

Windows Operating System

Master the Windows 10 operating system in “Windows 10-Level 1.” Discover Windows applications, terminology, and Start Menu functions as well as operational basics. Students should have access to the Windows 10 operating system.

“Windows 10-Level 1” will be held on Mondays and Thursdays, May 9-June 20 from 9-11 a.m. The cost is $75 plus the cost of the text and flash drive.

iPad and Internet Courses

Maximize your productivity using many of the applications found on your iPad in “iPad Basics.” Learn about Contacts, Mail, Messages, Calendar, Camera, as well as Notes, Reminders, Safari, and others. Downloading and installing apps from the App Store is also included. Students must bring their iPad or iPhone to class with the latest operating system (iOS) installed.

“iPad Basics” will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, May 20-July 1 from 1-3 p.m. The cost is $75.

Get a more in-depth look at all Gmail has to offer as well as learning about the other applications that Google provides in “Gmail and Google.” Google Docs an alternative to Microsoft Office. Google Maps and Google Earth. Even make face-to-face connections using Google Hangouts. Many other Google Apps are also included.

“Gmail and Google” will be held on Fridays, May 24-July 26 from 9 a.m.-Noon. The cost is $75.

In “Internet Safely” learn the latest methods to protect yourself from identity theft, hackers, viruses and scams. This course is designed to inform and raise awareness of safety and security issues using the internet and online applications.

“Internet Safely” will be held on Tuesdays, May 21-July 16 from 9 a.m.-Noon. The cost is $75.

Get connected with family and friends using your smartphone or tablet. Join Phil in “Helpful Apps for your Smartphone and Tablet” as he teaches you the apps to enrich your life and become more technologically savvy.

“Helpful Apps for your Smartphone and Tablet” will be held on Tuesdays, May 21-July 16 from 1-4 p.m. The cost is $75.


Take your photography from good to great in “Digital Photography Fundamentals.” Understand your camera controls and learn to put a little of yourselves into each photo. Classes will be lectures, demonstrations, critiques, and discussions. You will be encouraged to share your work with the whole class.

“Digital Photography Fundamentals” will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 21-June 27 from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $75.

Do you have old photograph’s you’d like to clean up and organize? Are there trip and family memories you’d like to organize better and share? Uncover how Elements 19 can help you create catalogs and albums, import and organize photos, and perform basic editing in “Photo Editing Using Photoshop Elements 19 for Beginners.” Learn how to use the Editor’s Quick and Guided modes. Bring your photo’s back to life. Time permitting you will also learn the basics of using layers for combining and correcting photos and adding text and graphics. A flash drive 8GB or larger is recommended. The prerequisites for this class are a good working knowledge of computers, using a mouse or pen tablet, and file management.

“Photo Editing Using Photoshop Elements 19 for Beginners” will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, May 20-July 1 from 1-3 p.m. The cost is $75.

Customized Training Courses

Business owners can request customized computer and technology training for employees. Please contact Lori Degre, to learn more.


Seats are still available for these classes. To register in person, stop by the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall. Registration by phone at (910)-695-3980 or preregistration online at are also available accepting all major credit cards. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until noon.

For online registration, visit link. Select “Registration and Payment” on the left sidebar and follow the instructions.

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