Technology Class Offerings

Technology course topics range from the most basic information for the absolute beginner to highly technical skills needed in the workplace. Whatever your stage in computer use, your classmates will be right there with you. Many classes are taught in our Frick Innovation and Technology Center. Have fun, make new friends and learn to use computers and technology. For additional information, contact Jenny Troyer at 910-695-3926 or


Be a Creator: Getting Started with YouTube

Become a YouTube sensation. Learn production, promotion, procedures and goal setting, in this instructor-led process of creating content for YouTube.

Instructor: Phil Laton
ONLINE – Using Google Classroom and Zoom
CEU: 2.4

2088    M    May 29 – July 31    1-3pm
(no class July 3 & 10)


Microsoft Office Overview

Learn a little of everything that Microsoft Office offers including sessions on Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Publisher and One Note.

Instructor: Phil Laton
ONLINE – Using Google Classroom and Zoom
CEU: 2.4
2076    June 10 – Aug 6 Th       12-3pm
(no class July 9)

Microsoft o365 Business Apps Overview

Maximize your efficiency by learning about the apps that are included in your o365 subscription.

  • Learn how to use Outlook calendar, SharePoint, One Drive, Teams, Microsoft Forms and Whiteboard.
  • Learn many of the overlooked tools available to make use more effective.

Instructor: Phil Laton
105 Van Dusen Hall
CEU: .9

2094    May 19 – June 23   T          11am – 12:30pm
2095    May 19 – June 23   T          2 – 2:30pm
2096    May 18 – June 29   M        5:30 – 7pm (no class May 25)
2077    July 14 – Aug 18      T         11 am – 12:30 pm
2078    July 14 – Aug 18      T         2-3:30pm
2079    July 14 – Aug 18      T         6-7:30pm


Windows 10-Level 1

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

Instructor: Phil Laton
ONLINE (using Google Classroom and Zoom)
$75 + flash drive
CEU: 2.4

2080    May 18 – Jun 29           MTh     9-11am (no class May 25)

Windows 10 – Level 2

Build upon the basics of Windows 10.

  • Discover how to use the Action Center and the All Settings screen, how to customize your Desktop, set up, and use virtual desktops, creating folders for basic file management, and how to use File Explorer.
  • A brief introduction to email and the Windows Store will be covered, as well as how to update Windows 10 and keep it safe.
  • Prerequisite: Windows 10 Level 1 or prior experience.

Instructor: Phil Laton
ONLINE (using Google Classroom and Zoom)
CEU: 2.4

2082    July 13 – Aug 20           MTh     9-11am
2083    July 14 – Aug 13            TTh      5:30-7pm


Gmail and Google Docs & Apps

Learn to use Google Docs, an alternative to Microsoft Office.

  • Make face-to-face connections using Google Hangouts.
  • Google Maps, Google Earth and many other Google Apps are taught.

Instructor: Phil Laton
ONLINE (using Google Classroom and Zoom)
CEU: 2.4

2084    May 15 – June 26            F          9am-12pm


Check out these additional offerings here. Instructor-led courses begin every six weeks: Jun 17, Jul 15, and Aug 12 and may be completed in six weeks. Self-Paced Tutorials start anytime with course materials available from day one and available for three months.

NEW Online Courses this semester!

Adobe Animate CC Training
Managing Web Design Projects
Sass Training
Color Theory
Introduction to Creating, Styling, and Validating Forms
Introduction to Bootstrap Training
Oracle SQL Training
Oracle PL/SQL Training
Python Data Analysis with NumPy and Pandas
Instructional Design Training
MS Access 2019/Office 365
MS Excel 2019/Office 365
MS PowerPoint 2019/Office 365
MS Project 2019/Office 365
MS Word 2019/Office 365
Introduction to QuickBooks 2019
Intermediate QuickBooks 2019

Other Online Courses Available:

Computer Skills for the Workplace
Blogging and Podcasting
Google Analytics
Achieving Top Search Engine Positions
Python 3 Programming
Game Development
Visual Basic
SQL Database Programming
Creating Web Pages
WordPress Websites
Understanding the Cloud
PC Security