Computer Essentials

Computer Essentials Extension Certificate

Classroom

Explore computer terminology and become familiar with your computer. Understand the importance of computer security and how to protect your data and personal information. Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Windows as well as the most common office software package, Microsoft Office.

 

  • Learn computer skills valuable in any office environment
  • Prepare to rejoin the workforce
  • Update your skills and earn a credential


  • Complete the 8 required courses (90 hours)
  • You may take individual courses without earning the certificate
  • Can be completed within 1 semester up to a maximum of 5 years 

Cyber Smart, Cyber Safe
Gain confidence while using various types of devices, hardware and software basics, and an understanding of the internet and networks. Help users protect devices from hackers and educate them on protecting their privacy in a variety of online settings.

Subject code: XCRG    10022  12 hours. Fee: $279  
 CRN 50583  4 classes May 9-18  6-9 p.m. Tue., Thu.

 

Windows Basics
Explore computer terminology and become familiar with your computer. Look into various types of software and their uses.
Course materials: Approx. $30 + GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XWIN 10001  12 hours. Fee: $279  Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 50188 2 classes May 1-2 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Mon., Tue.

File Management Basics
Learn the essentials of good file management including creating, moving, copying, renaming and deleting files and folders. 
Recommended: Windows Basics

Subject code: XWIN 10003  6 hours. Fee: $169  Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 501236 2 classes May 2-4 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tue., Thu.

MS Outlook
Use the Internet to search for information, send e-mail using MS Outlook and download files.
Recommended: Windows file management skills

Subject code: XCIW 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 50197 2 classes May 4-5 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thu., Fri.
CRN 50529 2 classes May 6-7 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Sun.

MS Word, Level 1
Learn the basics as well as formatting fonts, margins, indents, tabs, line spacing, alignment, tables, find and replace, page numbering and headers/footers.
Recommended: Windows file management skills

Subject code:  18 hours. Fee: $329  Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 50202 6 classes May 9-25 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tue., Thu.
CRN 50536
3 classes May 10-12 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed., Thu., Fri.

MS Excel, Level 1
Manage data, create formulas, change formats, use references and AutoFill, and create customized charts.
Recommended: Windows file management skills
Course materials: Approx $45+ GST at the BookStore

Subject code: XCSS 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 50199 2 classes May 13-14 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Sun.
CRN 50200
2 classes May 15-16 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon., Tue.

MS PowerPoint, Level 1
Develop dynamic presentations with charts, animations, transitions, wizards and templates. Add/modify slides and use various view options.
Recommended: Windows file management skills

Subject code: XCPS 10001 12 Hours. Fee: $279  Choose 1 of the CRNs below
CRN 30687 2 classes Apr. 1-2 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Sun.
CRN 50205
2 classes May 23-24 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Sun.

 

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cetech@mtroyal.ca
403.440.5012 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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