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Noncredit Comp Apps & Web Tech

Course and Certificate Information


  • Introduces students to basic digital office technologies utilized in today’s modern workplace, including computer processes, Internet technologies, social media, word processing, spreadsheets, and communications software, such as e-mail, presentation, and information dissemination applications.

    Certificate Student Learning Outcome: Students will be able to examine, describe, and demonstrate the effective use of business computer applications as they relate to the modern office workplace.

    • NC.CAWT-10A COMPUTING AND INTERNET FUNDAMENTALS: 20.00 - 24.00 hours Introduces basic computer processes, operating systems, and internet technologies, including file management and social media. 
    •  NC.CAWT-10B WORD PROCESSING BASICS: 16.00 - 20.00 hours Introduces basic word processing skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents. This course may be offered open entry/open exit.  
    • NC.CAWT-10C SPREADSHEET BASICS: 16.00 - 20.00 hours Introduces basic spreadsheet functionality, such as creating, editing, formatting worksheets, and employing a variety of techniques for data analysis. This course may be offered open entry/open exit.
    • NC.CAWT-10D DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE: 24.00 - 30.00 hours Introduces applications for communications required in the typical office setting, such as Outlook, Acrobat, and PowerPoint. This course may be offered open entry/open exit.
    • NC.CAWT-10E INTRODUCTION TO ACCESS: 20.00 – 24.00 hours Introduces basic use of Access software, including the skills necessary to create a new database, construct data tables, design forms and reports, and create queries.
  • The Digital Publishing for the Office Certificate is designed to satisfy industry demand for workers with fundamental skills required for effective job performance in the modern office workplace. The certificate program is intended to provide office workers with training in digital publishing to meet routine demands, including creation of newsletters, flyers, brochures, magazines, calendars, etc.

    • NC.CAWT-011A EXPLORING ADOBE INDESIGN: 8.00 hours Introduces basic Adobe InDesign functionality related to the task of formatting and publishing small-scale documents.
    • NC.CAWT-011B CREATING NEWSLETTERS AND BROCHURES WITH ADOBE INDESIGN: 8.00 hours Introduces the production of small-scale newsletter and brochure prototypes for print and digital display using Adobe InDesign.