Computer & Technology Classes at SCC

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Several computer and technology classes will be offered through Surry Community College with September start dates.
Computer Skills Basics Bootcampis a new class being offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 23 through Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 114 at The Center for Public Safety, 1220 State St., Mount Airy. This shorter class format is designed to give beginning computer students a basic understanding of computer skills. The class is designed to be hands-on and user friendly for students who may have limited computer skills. Topics may include keyboarding, terminology, basics of computer software and hardware and internet skills. This class begins new sessions monthly.
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 17 through Nov. 7, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room J-107, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main Street, Dobson. This course takes Excel skills to the next level. The class will include use of Data Tables, advanced formula writing and pivot tables. Prospective students should have basic knowledge of Excel formula writing. Cost is $125.
Smartphone Fundamentals will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 3 through Sept. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 110, The Elkin Center, 1461 North Bridge Street, Elkin. This course provides users of both major brands of smartphones and tablets. The class will learn basic settings, how to set up email, how to purchase apps and music, as well as how to use some of the core apps. Phones and/or tablets must be provided by the student.
Introduction to QuickBooks will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 17 through Oct. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room V-215, Surry Community College, 630 S. Main Street, Dobson. This course explores the user-friendly bookkeeping software, QuickBooks 2015. Class topics include setting up your company in QuickBooks and creating your chart of accounts. Cost is $71.
For questions and registration of classes, contact Susan Ratcliff at (336) 386-3309 or ratcliffs@surry.edu.