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Computers and Technology through Center for Workforce Development

Explore our comprehensive Computers and Technology classes, covering everything from COMPTIA certifications to Microsoft Office proficiency and even Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. 


Whether you're a tech enthusiast or a professional, there's something for everyone in our diverse lineup. Level up with COMPTIA IT Fundamentals, COMPTIA A+, COMPTIA Network+, and COMPTIA Security+, or enhance your Microsoft Office skills with courses like MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Project. Don't miss the opportunity to stay ahead in the digital world - join us today!

Computer & Technology Classes

Discover the foundational information you need to get started in IT. CompTIA boasts its IT Fundamentals ( ITF+) certification “is the only single certification that covers all areas of IT foundations, creating a broader understanding of IT.” This course will prepare you to take the CompTIA Fundamentals certification exam. 36 hrs

Instructor: DR. PENN WU


2/1-2/29, TUE & THU, 3-7 pm, Live Online, $1,099

To register, call 505-566-3214

Be prepared to think on your feet to perform critical IT support tasks. CompTIA A+ certification is trusted by employers around the world to identify the go-to person in end point management and technical support roles. CompTIA A+ appears in more tech support job listings than any other IT credential. This course will prepare you to take the CompTIA A+ certification exam. 69 hrs

Instructor: DR. PENN WU

3/6-4/4, WED & THU, 2-7 pm, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23 & 4/6, SAT, 8 am-12:45 pm, Live Online, $2,099

To register, call 505-566-3214

Network creation and maintenance are vital to nearly all businesses that have an online presence or rely on online data storage and management. CompTIA Network+ prepares you to support networks on any platform and covers specific skills to design and implement functional networks on the job. This course will prepare you to take the CompTIA Network+ certification exam. 60 hrs

Instructor: DR. PENN WU

4/10-5/4, WED & THU, 2-7 pm, SAT, 8 am-1 pm, Live Online, $1,399

To register, call 505-566-3214

IT security jobs are in high demand! CompTIA Security+ emphasizes hands-on practical skills to ensure you are prepared to solve a wide variety of today’s complex security issues. The Security+ certification is chosen by more
corporations and defense organizations to validate baseline security skills and for fulfilling the DoD 8570 compliance. This course will prepare you to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. 36 hrs

Instructor: DR. PENN WU

5/8-6/1, WED & THU, 3-7 pm, SAT, 8 am-12 pm, Live Online, $1,199

To register, call 505-566-3214

Excel is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use spreadsheet program, which provides you with an extensive set of tools to organize, analyze, present, and store data. This course will help novice computer users get up to speed with Excel quickly. We will cover different features including creating a new spreadsheet, working with basic formulas and functions, making a spreadsheet look professional and presentable, and saving and printing a spreadsheet. 8 hrs
JAMES RADER holds a Master’s degree from UNM with a Learning Officer concentration, in the field of OILS (Organization, Information & Learning Sciences). He has taught Microsoft programs to hundreds of students.

1/27 & 2/3, SAT, 8 am-12 pm, Quality Center for Business, Room 5023, $125
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2/23 & 3/1, FRI, 8 am-12 pm, Quality Center for Business, Room 5023, $125
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4/26 & 5/3, FRI, 8 am-12 pm, Quality Center for Business, Room 5023, $125
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Become familiar with the more advanced selection of features of Excel. We will cover how to create and use advanced formulas, analyze data, organize worksheet data with tables, visualize data with charts, work with graphical objects, and enhance workbooks. 8 hrs

JAMES RADER holds a Master’s degree from UNM with a Learning Officer concentration, in the field of OILS (Organization, Information & Learning Sciences). He has taught Microsoft programs to hundreds of students.

4/5 & 4/12, FRI, 8 am-12 pm, Quality Center for Business, Room 5023, $125
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5/31 & 6/7, FRI, 8 am-12 pm, Quality Center for Business, Room 5023, $125
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Excel is Microsoft’s powerful and easy-to-use spreadsheet program. This third part of our Microsoft 365 Excel courseware is intended to help all users get up to speed quickly on the advanced features of Excel. By the end of this course, students should be comfortable in both the online and desktop environments, using automating functions, analyzing and presenting data, auditing and error checking their work, working in multiple workbooks, and accessing
and distributing data.

JAMES RADER holds a Master’s degree from UNM with a Learning Officer concentration, in the field of OILS (Organization, Information & Learning Sciences). He has taught Microsoft programs to hundreds of students.

6/14 & 6/21, FRI, 8 am-12 pm, Quality Center for Business, Room 5023, $125

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Discover the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and unlock its potential in your personal and professional life. This course delves into the fascinating realm where technology learns from data and human interaction, powering innovations like Google search, virtual assistants, self-driving cars, and more.
Learn the 4 Cs of AI Literacy:

  • Concepts: Explore the core concepts of AI, including its functionality, types, measurement, and data utilization.
  • Context: Gain insights into real-world applications of AI, such as Alexa, self-driving cars, and recommendation systems, while understanding the building blocks of these technologies.
  • Capability: Learn how to build your own AI solutions and effectively interact with AI systems to address real-world problems.
  • Creativity: Unleash your creativity by discovering the limitless possibilities AI offers, and envision innovative applications and projects you can create.


Course Modules cover:

  1. Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence: Lay the groundwork for your AI journey by understanding the basics.
  2. Introduction to AI: Dive deeper into the world of AI, its applications, and its impact on various industries.
  3. AI Ethics: Explore the ethical considerations surrounding AI and responsible AI development.
  4. Introduction to Machine Learning: Get acquainted with the fundamental concepts of machine learning, a
    key component of AI.
  5. Machine Learning Algorithms: Explore the algorithms that drive AI and machine learning. Embrace the future with our “Introduction to Artificial Intelligence” course and embark on a journey of innovation and discovery. Unlock the potential of AI to enhance your personal and professional life.

Call our Program Specialist at 505-566-3690 for details.

Contact

CWD@sanjuancollege.edu
Phone: (505) 566-3214

30th Street Education Center
3401 E. 30th St. | SJC 2nd Floor Entrance

M-F 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.