Skip to main content
Main Penn College Website

Variety of Computer Courses Scheduled at Penn College

For those looking to sharpen their computer skills while learning something new, Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Pennsylvania College of Technology is offering a number of easy-to-learn computer courses this fall.

The courses are taught by qualified instructors in a relaxed computer-classroom environment, allowing participants to learn, experiment and ask questions. Courses are hands-on, with each participant working at a computer station.

Offerings include:

QuickBooks Level 1
6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 19 and 26
New users will be introduced to the features of QuickBooks accounting software. Those who are familiar with QuickBooks will learn the new features and functionality of this version. Gain knowledge of company setup, work with lists, set up inventory, sell your product, invoice for services, process payments, work with bank accounts, and enter and pay bills.

QuickBooks Level 2
6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 10 and 17
Continue to learn the powerful features of QuickBooks. Participants will learn to memorize transactions, customize forms, use other QuickBooks accounts, create and customize reports and graphs, track and pay sales tax, and prepare payroll with QuickBooks.

Excel Level 1
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, or Thursday, Nov. 1
Gain the skills necessary to create basic worksheets, perform calculations, modify and format worksheets, and manage and print workbooks.

Excel Level 2
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, or Thursday, Nov. 14
Designed for those desiring to gain the advanced skill sets necessary for calculating data using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, visualizing data using charts, using PivotTables and PivotCharts for analyzing data, and customizing workbooks.

Excel Level 3
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28
Delve into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Excel. Topics include working with multiple workbooks, lookup functions, sharing and protecting workbooks, and automating workbook functionality using macros.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10
Learn to create, organize, and share your notes and information with others. Topics include creating a notebook; entering, formatting and organizing notes; creating templates; and integrating with other applications.

6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 11 through Nov. 8
Learn to use the powerful tools for selecting parts of images and moving, duplicating and resizing images. Other topics include using layers and applying layer effects and filters to create special effects, including lighting and texture effects. Use painting tools and blending modes to create shading effects and learn to perform adjustments to contrast and color balance.

Call 570-327-4775 for more information or visit WDCE for a complete course listing, descriptions and dates.

For information on credit offerings at Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, visit the Academics page.

Related Stories

Students pursuing degrees in radiography at Pennsylvania College of Technology gain hands-on skills in the college’s recently updated digital radiography lab. The program was reaccredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. General Information
Penn College radiography program reaccredited
Read more
The Madigan Library (left) and Bush Campus Center will be hubs of activity during Penn College’s Spring 2019 Open House, an April 6 event highlighting the college’s unique educational mission and hands-on approach to learning. General Information
Match your interests to your future at Spring Open House
Read more
An institutional viewbook, produced in collaboration with branding firm 160 over 90, earned Pennsylvania College of Technology a Gold CUPPIE in the 2019 CUPPIE Awards for Creative Excellence in Marketing and Communications in Education. The college captured three Gold CUPPIES and one Bronze CUPPIE in the annual competition sponsored by CUPRAP (College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals). General Information
College’s PR, marketing efforts capture Gold, Bronze ‘CUPPIEs’
Read more