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.

WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM

Windows 10-Level 1

Instructor: Phil Laton
Pinehurst Main Campus
$75 + flash drive
CEU: 1.2

Learn the Windows 10 operating system in a condensed summer session.
Discover Windows applications, terminology, and Start Menu functions as well as operational basics.
Students should have access to the Windows 10 operating system.

Course Code: 2029  Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 6-29
6-8 pm

IPHONE/IPAD

iPhone/iPad – Crash Course

Instructor: Kelly Rawlston
Pinehurst Campus
$75
CEU: 1.2

Working with a new iPhone or iPad? By taking this condensed summer course you will:
Get started using Apple iOS and learn the basics of sending/receiving emails and texts messages.
Learn how to surf the web, taking and sharing photos, understanding your AppleID (iCloud) and installing new apps.
Students must bring an iPad and/or iPhone to class with the latest operating system (iOS) installed.

Course Code: 2030  Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 15-July 1
5:30-7:30 pm

INTERNET

You Too Can YouTube

Instructor: Phil Laton
Pinehurst Campus
$75
CEU: 1.2

YouTube is the premier online video sharing platform.
Learn video production, promotion, procedures, and goal setting in this condensed instructor-led class.

Course Code: 2031  Fridays, July 9-Aug. 13
2-4 pm

Getting Started with Google Drive

Instructor: Will Allred
Pinehurst Campus
$75
CEU: 1.2

Google Drive is a free, versatile, web-based Microsoft Office alternative, suitable for both personal and professional use.
Get a basic introduction to Google Drive as a file management resource, which will allow you access to your files anytime you have internet access.
Learn to use Google’s simple, flexible file and document sharing features.
Become use Google’s excellent suite of office software, including Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Drawings, and Google Forms.

Course Code: 2032  Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 6-29
4:30-6:30 pm

IT CREDENTIALS AND CYBER SECURITY

CompTIA A+ Certification

Online Class
Instructor: Billy Barber
$185.00 + Test-out software ($129.00) to be purchased separately (provides 18 months of lab simulation and certification test preparation)
CEU: 12.6

This is the first in this series of our CompTIA IT Credentials and Cyber Security track of 3 certification preparation courses. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT and the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles — is about much more than PC repair.  You will learn to:

Become better prepared to troubleshoot and problem solve.
Better understand a wide variety of issues ranging from networking and operating systems to mobile devices and security.
Build the skills and knowledge to advance from A+ to Network+, and then to Security+ to complete the entire track and obtain these valuable credentials.
Each course also counts toward DoD 8570 Information Assurance qualifications.

Course Code: 3101
Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 17-Nov. 18
6-9 pm

Ed2Go

Check out these additional offerings here: Ed2Go Summer Course Offerings 2021
Instructor-led courses begin every six weeks: Jun 16, Jul 14, and Aug 18 and may be completed in six weeks. Self-Paced Tutorials start anytime with course materials available from day one and available for three months. For additional information, contact Jenny Troyer at 910-695-3926 or troyerj@sandhills.edu.

Online Courses this semester include:

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
Typography
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
Computer Skills for the Workplace
Keyboarding
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
Photoshop
Networking
Understanding the Cloud
PC Security