Computer Training

Computer literacy is fundamental to many jobs in today's high-tech world. Keyano College offers courses in computer basics, Microsoft, and specialized software programs to develop your computer proficiency and give you marketable skills.

Course Schedule

Computers - The Basics

Our basic computer fundamentals course focuses on essential computer skills. We'll introduce you to basic functions within Microsoft Office, including Windows, Excel, and PowerPoint. You'll also spend time using the Internet and getting connected.

Microsoft Office

We offer individual courses and certifications specializing in Microsoft programs. Become proficient in all facets of Microsoft. This will help your personal everyday computer use and future career.

Courses

Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1

Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 1 is a 14-hour course that focuses on the foundational skills necessary to create and edit professional looking spreadsheets. Unit topics include an introduction to Excel, constructing cell data, using formulas, functions, formatting spreadsheets, viewing and printing workbooks, charts, graphics, and analyzing, organizing and sharing workbooks.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2

Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2 is a 14-hour course that builds on the skills developed in Excel 2013 Level 1. You will learn to prepare and navigate workbooks, enhance charts, use tables and analysis tools, and explore ways to share this information with internal and external customers.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3 Advanced

In Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3 Advanced you'll learn how to work with additional analysis tools provided by Excel add-ins. You'll also become skilled in using validation to protect the integrity of your worksheets from less experienced users. We'll teach you how to add functional custom controls to worksheets and how to use scenarios and data tables to quickly perform what-if data analysis. You'll learn advanced techniques for PivotTables, like creating timelines, calculated fields, and calculated items. Finally, you'll learn how to use Excel's consolidation function to efficiently summarize data from multiple sources, become adept at importing external data, and master conditional formatting to highlight duplicate entries and other common worksheet problems.

This course is available online through Ed2go.

Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1

Microsoft Word 2013 Level 1 is a 14-hour course that teaches you to create and format business documents such as letters, forms, and newsletters. Additional topics include, creating a new document, manipulating text, formatting content, working with tabs, formatting documents, printing, using tables, working with illustrations, creating mass mailing documents, and sharing documents.

Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2

Microsoft Word 2013 Level 2 a 14-hour course that teaches intermediate skills to create and format business documents such as online forms, personalized mailings, or cite reference sources. You'll also learn how to share and maintain documents, format content, track and review documents, merge documents, and use forms and macros.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 is a 14-hour course and you'll learn the fundamental skills necessary to create and manage presentations using PowerPoint. Topics include creating presentations, working with text, working with illustrations and other media, charts and tables, and enhancing, reviewing, and delivering presentations.

Microsoft Outlook 2013

Microsoft Outlook 2013 is a 14-hour course that teaches you how Outlook is structured and how to maximize its features for effective communication and collaboration. Topics in this course include managing email, using the calendar, working with contacts, using tasks and notes, and organizing information.

Microsoft Access 2013

Microsoft Access 2013 is a 14-hour course that focuses on how to design data tables, select appropriate data types and relate tables logically. You will create and modify database objects including tables, forms, reports, queries, and more while applying intermediate skills to streamline data entry, ensure data integrity, automate tasks, and analyze data. We'll also teach you how to explore Expression Building to create expressions and insert identifiers as property settings, use form controls to locate information and restrict data entry.

Microsoft Project 2013

Microsoft Project 2013 is a powerful tool that allows you to track the progress of a project. We'll teach you how to use this program to manage time, create budgets, and track resources and projects. You'll use advanced functions to customize project plans. This includes using drawing tools, setting options, workgroup functions, Project Central, sharing data among programs, multi-project measurement, tracking results, and resource and task management.

Certification

There is an increasing demand for Microsoft Office skills as businesses embrace new technologies. These certifications can help distinguish you in today's competitive job market. You'll display advanced skills, increased competence, productivity, and credibility with employers, co-workers and clients.

Microsoft Office Specialist

The Microsoft Office Specialist certification validates skills within the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. To receive this certification, you must pass exams in the following Microsoft Office products:

  • Word 2013
  • Excel 2013
  • PowerPoint 2013
  • Access 2013
  • Outlook 2013

Microsoft Office Master

The Microsoft Office Master certification demonstrates that you are fluent in several Microsoft Office applications. To achieve this certification, you must pass four advanced exams in:

  • Word 2013
  • Excel 2013
  • PowerPoint 2013
  • Outlook 2013 or Access 2013

Specialized software

We offer courses in different software programs to help upgrade your computer skills and meet industry demands.

Sage 50 Level 1

Sage 50 Level 1 is a 21-hour course and you will learn how to perform daily accounting tasks in general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll. This course focuses on data entry in Simply Accounting.

Sage 50 Level 2

Sage 50 Level 2 is a 21-hour course that introduces you to more advanced functions and capabilities of Simply Accounting. You should take this course if you are already familiar with accounting and have experience with the basic operations covered in Sage 50 Level 1. The prerequisites for this course are:

  • Introduction to Bookkeeping
  • Computer Fundamentals or equivalent

Adobe Acrobat X

Adobe Acrobat X teaches you how to bring together a wide range of content from dozens of programs that you can reuse and customize in Acrobat X Pro.

We offer this course online through ed2go.

AutoCAD 2015

AutoCAD 2015 is a 21-hour program where you will learn how to plan, develop, document and present a complete AutoCAD project. By the end of the course, you will master the essential AutoCAD features, learn the very latest industry standards and techniques and become proficient with AutoCAD. The prerequisites for this course are:

  • Experienced computer work
  • Drafting experience is an asset

Primavera P6 Fundamentals

Primavera P6 Fundamentals is a three-day course that offers hands-on training in Primavera's client and server based solution. You will gain a thorough background in the concepts of planning and scheduling techniques. In this practical workshop you'll learn how to track an entire project to completion.

This course is eligible for 19.5 Professional Development Units.

Primavera P6 Advanced

Primavera P6 Advanced is a 21-hour training course that combines in depth project management and resource management training in Primavera's client and server based solution. This course will focus on earned value analysis, updating baselines, importing and exporting project data, top down budgeting, managing resource allocation, future period bucket planning and resource leveling. Extended case studies at the end of each session provide you with an opportunity to apply new skills and functionality.

This course is eligible for 19.5 Professional Development Units. Primavera P6 Fundamentals is a prerequisite.

Primavera Risk Analysis

Primavera Risk Analysis is a 14-hour course that provides training for Primavera Risk Management Solutions. You will gain knowledge in the basic concepts of risk management. You'll be led through examples of specific risk modeling techniques and will have the opportunity to apply the techniques you've learned in a lab style workshop.

Course Schedule 2019/2020

Course Code Semester Course Date/Day Time Room Tuition
CECOMP100-01 Fall *DAYTIME Computer Fundamentals Sept 23-Oct 3, 2019 (Mon/Wed/Th) 9:30am - 1:00pm BL133 $425+ GST
CEEXCEL01-01 Fall MS Excel 2016 Level I Sept 20 & 21, 2019 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEEXCEL01-02 Fall MS Excel 2016 Level I Oct 18 & 19, 2019 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00Pm BL133 $395
CEEXCEL01-03 Fall *DAYITME MS Excel 2016 Level I Oct 28-31, 2019 (Mon-Th) 9:30am - 1:00pm BL133 $395
CEEXCEL02-01 Fall MS Excel 2016 Level 2 Nov 15 & 16, 2019 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEWORD01-01 Fall MS Word 2016 Level I Nov 29 & 30, 2019 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133  $395 + GST
CEEXCEL01-03 Fall MS Excel 2016 Level 1 December 13-14, 2019 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEWORD01-02 Winter *DAYTIME MS Word 2016 Level 1 January 20-23, 2020 (Mon-Th) 9:30am - 1:00pm BL133 $395 + GST
CEEXCEL01-01 Winter MS Excel 2016 Level I January 24-25, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEEXCEL02-01 Winter MS Excel 2016 Level 2 Feburary 7-8, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CECOMP100-01 Winter Computer Fundamentals February 21-23, 2020 (Fri-Sun) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $425 + GST
CEEXCEL01-02 Winter MS Excel 2016 Level I March 13-14, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEEXCEL01-03 Winter MS Excel 2016 Level I April 17-18, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEWORD01-01 Winter MS Word 2016 level I April 24-25, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395 GST
CEEXCEL02-01 Spring MS Excel 2016 Level 2 May 8 & 9, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEEXCEL01-01 Spring MS Excel 2016 Level I June 5 & 6, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395
CEWORD02-01 Spring MS Word 2016 Level 2 June 19 & 20, 2020 (Fri-Sat) 8:00am - 4:00pm BL133 $395 + GST