Computer Skills for Beginners is for people with little or no prior computer knowledge. Our goal is to give you a solid foundation in this area. Once you have understood these basics, you will understand how to build your future learning and skills with computers and the internet.

Course Descriptions 

TEC-400 Introduction to Personal Computers with Windows 10     

This course is designed to teach the student the most basic computer skills needed for daily computer operation in a workplace setting in Windows 10. Topics include mouse and keyboarding techniques, navigating around the desktop and within programs, demonstrating the different types of programs most commonly used in a work setting, and basic techniques for opening, creating, editing, and saving documents.

$195 (includes a $95 lab fee).

Summer 2024 Session

09181 | 5/7 - 5/16 | 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Tue/Thu | CE 113

Fall 2024 Session

11768 | 8/27 - 9/5 | 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Tue/Thu | TBA

TEC-401 Applied Office Skills and Procedures 

Administrative assistants and secretaries are some of the most in-demand workers in today's business world. Learn how to provide support by making daily routine plans, using phone etiquette, utilizing filing systems, handling information requests, performing clerical functions, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. You will learn to understand and manage Outlook, email basics, and administrative skills.

$230* (includes $75 lab fee).

Summer 2024 Session

09183 | 5/21 - 5/30 | 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Tue/Thu | CE 113

Fall 2024 Session

11769 | 9/10 - 9/26 | 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Tue/Thu | TBA

Contact Information

Phone: 301-546-0873
Email: itcerts@pgcc.edu