Sharpen Your Technology Skills

Technology and Computer Courses

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • *NEW* Microsoft Office + Computer Foundations
  • Quickbooks Online

Grant funding available to qualified individuals (not income based).
Requirements may vary by training.

Questions? Contact Gayle Brooks: gbrooks@central9.k12.in.us ~ 317-888-4401 x318

Office: 317-888-4401 x222
Monday – Thursday 9 am – 7 pm, Fridays 9 am – 4 pm (hours subject to change)

Interested in Technology and Computer classes for Spring 2022? Registration opens on October 1.

CompTIA IT Fundamentals

$1800
Includes textbook and certification test fees

Spring 2022

This is an entry-level program to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification. Students must at least be regular users of technology and be digitally literate. This program focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

What Skills Will You Learn?

  • IT Concepts & Terminology
    Comprehend notational systems, illustrate the basics of computing and explain the value of data and troubleshooting
  • Infrastructure
    Know how to set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC or secure a basic wireless network
  • Applications & Software
    Manage applications software, understand the various components of an operating system and explain the purpose of methods of application architecture
  • Software Development
    Comprehend programming language categories, interpret logic, and understand the purpose of programming concepts
  • Database Fundamentals
    Able to explain database concepts, structures, and purpose, as well as understand methods used to interface
  • Security
    Understand confidentiality, integrity, and availability concerns of secure devices and best practice methods

Student Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency Computer and internet access outside of class
Basic computer experience Available online for the Tuesday night session

Earning this credential will lead to the CompTIA A+ certification course for Fall 2020.
For more information on CompTIA certifications go to: https://certification.comptia.org/

Microsoft Office + Computer Foundations

$1500
Includes online study program and certification test fees

Spring 2022

Mondays & Wednesdays – 6:00 -8:00 pm

This course is designed for anyone ready to learn basic digital literacy and become proficient in all of the Microsoft Office applications.

What Skills Will You Learn?

  • Online & Computer Essentials
  • Word – creating and editing documents
  • Excel – creating and managing workbooks / spreadsheets
  • PowerPoint – creating presentations
  • Outlook – email and calendar management
  • Access – managing databases

Using the TestOut Office Pro online courseware, students can earn the TestOut Office Pro certification. Certification testing for the individual Microsoft Office applications will be available to qualified students.

Student Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency preferred – talk to a career coach for exceptions

Reliable computer and internet access outside of class

QuickBooks Online Certified User

$1300
Includes QuickBooks practice test & certification test fees

Spring 2022

Tuesdays & Thursdays   5:30 – 8:30 pm

This course will be held completely online. It is designed for students to cover all the learning objectives to pass the QuickBooks Online Certified User Certification.

Students must have a reliable computer and internet access to participate in this class.

Prerequisites:
Basic keyboard and computer skills are required.

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