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COMPUTER CLASSES

Office Skills Computer Class    Registration
Open Entry-Start Anytime  
Prepare yourself for an office job

Even if you have never used a computer, we can give you an introduction to word processing, email, internet, spreadsheets, how to manage databases, make sales presentations using Microsoft Office 2016 and Windows 10.

Green Valley Center
Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

 

Morning: 
Tue & Thu    9:00 a.m. –  12:00 noon   Staff
Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 22    $125
Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 7      $125

 

Evening:
Tue & Thu      6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.     Staff

Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 22    $100
Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 7      $100


QuickBooks 2014  Registration

QuickBooks is accounting software useful for small and medium-sized businesses that accept business payments, manage and pay bills, and payroll function.

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville 

Mon & Wed     6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.      Staff

Session 1: Jan 17 - Mar 21    $100
Session 2: Mar 28 - Jun 6      $100


Microsoft Excel 2013  Registration

Learn the basics to create and share professional-looking documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with easy-to-use interfaces.

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville 

Mon & Wed     6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   $75    Staff

Jan 17 - Feb 7    


Microsoft PowerPoint 2013  Registration

Learn the basics to create and share great looking presentations. Use new skills to create that dynamic presentation using the new ribbon interface and many other features.

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville 

Mon & Wed     6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   $75    Staff

Feb 14 - Feb 21    


Microsoft Word 2013   Registration

Learn the basics to create and share professional-looking documents by combining a comprehensive set of writing tools with easy-to-use interfaces

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville 

Mon & Wed     6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   $75    Staff

Mar 5 - Mar 21


 

Computación Basica e Intermedia (CTE Intro to Computers with ESL Emphasis and Spanish Support)  Registration

Prepárese para obtener un nuevo trabajo y aprenda las destrezas de software que se requieren hoy en dia en una oficina o empresa. Le mostramos cómo manejar el nuevo sistema operativo de Microsoft Windows 10 y tambien las aplicaciones de productividad como son el Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint 2016 en un nivel basico e intermedio. Aprenda tambien el uso del correo electronico basico para comunicarse con los maetros de su escuela y tambien al avanzado para un ambiente de oficina. Pre-Requisitos: Uso de ratón y teclado.

Green Valley Center

Salón 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Tue & Thu   6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.      Solorio
Feb 13 - Apr 26       $75

 


Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet    Registration

A fun, low-stress introduction to computers, email and internet for complete beginners. Learn how to use the Windows 10 operating system and all the basics to get you started with word processing, file management, how to use a portable thumb drive (flash drive), how to use the internet to explore places of interest on the World Wide Web and use search engines to find specific information. We will also try out Google Earth and start an email account, send attachments and learn how to screen mail and keep it organized. ESL students welcome 

Green Valley Center

Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Mon & Wed   1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.      Marchisello
Session 1: Jan 29 - Feb 28       $50
Session 2: Apr 9 - May 2          $50


Introduction Digital Photography I      Registration

An introduction to Digital Photography to get you started in this fascinating new field. Learn about the types of digital cameras, some tips on how to take great photos, how to use the basic controls, how to download into a computer, and finally how to organize and label your photos in a photo archive program. Learn how and where to print your photos or order photo products.

Recommended Prerequesite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills.

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Tue   1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.      Hampton
Jan 26 - Feb 20     $65

 


Introduction Digital Photography II     Registration

Explore Adobe Photoshop Elements Quick, Guided and Expert Edit modes. In five hands-on workshops, learn some of the many fascinating ways to dramatically enhance digital photos including how to improve lighting and color, remove blemishes to flatter subjects or restore old photos, add or remove elements to improve composition. 

Recommended Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers, Email and the Internet or equivalent skills. 

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Tue   1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.      Hampton
Feb 27 - Mar 27      $65


Introduction Digital Photography III     Registration

Now we get to the really fun part! These are the project-based classes to help you begin using more of the powerful flexible tools provided by the Adobe Photoshop Elements expert editor including layers and adjustment layers, masks, and filters to enhance normal photos with control or creatively alter them. Digital Photography II or equivalent skills are strongly recommended as a prerequisite 

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville

Tue   1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.      Hampton
Apr 10 - May 8        $65

                 

How to Sell on eBay- Level 1 Registration

Learn what you need to know to start selling on eBay. learn how to research your items, take photographs, write descriptions, list them on eBay, ship them and collect your money safely. Discover marketable items around your house and learn to sell them safely without leaving home. 

Recommended prerequisites: Intro to Email and the Internet, and Digital Photography I, or equivalent skills

Green Valley Center

Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.     Marchisello     
Feb 1 - Feb 22          $75

 


How to Sell on eBay- Level 2

Continue learning how to sell on eBay using advanced tools in the listing process to make our items more interesting to potential buyers. Explore more deeply what was covered in Level 1.  Students are encouraged to bring items to list during class time.

Recommended prerequisites: Intro to Email and the Internet, and Digital Photography I, or equivalent skills

Green Valley Center

Room 8, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Thu  1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.     Marchisello     
Apr 19 - May 10       $75

 


How to Use Your iPhone/iPad and Android Devices   Registration

Learn how to use your iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Bring them in and let’s have fun learning how to do more.

Green Valley Center

Room 1, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Fri   1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.     Marchisello     
Session 1: Mar 9, 16 and 23        $75
Session 2: Apr 13, 20 and 27       $75


Security Officer Certification   Registration

This program trains individuals for careers in homeland security in both the public and private sectors. Graduates will be eligible for positions in private security and loss prevention. Covered topics include Code of Ethics. Power of Arrest and terrorism awareness and prevention (first 40 hours required training). Must be 18 years or older, US Citizen or legal resident, pass BSIS criminal background check. (additional cost $50 application fee and $50 finger printing fee) 

Green Valley Center

TBD, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville  
Tue & Thu 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.    $200   Staff
TBD

WorkKeys  Registration

WorkKeys is the leading job skills assessment system in the nation, measuring real world fundamental skills that are critical to job success. Some employers use the system to determine hiring qualifications. Pre-registration required due to limited seatingThere will be a $10 "no show fee"

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Every Friday   1:00 p.m.    $75    Calvillo

Jan 19 - Jun 1


Career Ready 101  Registration

Career Ready 101 is a comprehensive program that brings together courses from both KeyTrain and the Soft Skills Suite. It also offers users an integrated approach to exploring careers and their skill requirements and builds life literacy through lessons about financial awareness, job searching, and prepares students to take the WorkKeys exams.

Green Valley Center

Room 4, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon  $125 p/module   Staff

Jan 16 - Jun 7


Website Design   Registration

Create/edit websites for your business or your family using free online services. Explore computer based tools used in the design, creation, and editing of websites. Basic computer knowledge is expected. Taught on PC’s, but applicable to Macintosh.

Green Valley Center

Room 9, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu   6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.   $75   Rubio

TBD


Computer Repair/Upgrade     Registration
Open entry - Start anytime!

Learn the components of the computer, how to use the latest utility programs, with new up to date lessons. Work with PC and MAC, Notebooks and Desktops. Learn virus, spyware detection and removal, file and data transfer. Network your home, file and printer sharing and go wireless. Put together and KEEP the system you design in class.

Green Valley Center

Room 9, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville
Tue & Thu   6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.   $75   Rubio

Session 1: Jan 16 - Mar 20     $115

Session 2: Mar 27 - Jun 5      $115