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Learn Computer Basics

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In an ever-evolving online landscape, staying ahead is crucial, and Allan Hancock College Community Education is here to ensure you're well-prepared.

Gain a competitive edge in the job market by acquiring essential computer skills through our Certificates of Completion in Beginning Computer Skills and Microsoft Office Basics, as today's entry-level positions across various industries demand digital literacy.

Let our dedicated instructors guide you toward unlocking your potential and achieving your academic, personal, and professional aspirations.

Beginning Courses:

  • VOCE 7100 - Computers and You: Level 1
  • VOCE 7101 - Computers and You: Level 2
  • VOCE 7103 - Introduction to the Internet
  • VOCE 7108 - Computer Skills Lab
  • VOCE 7109 - Microsoft Windows
  • VOCE 7110 - Social Media
  • VOCE 7111 - Email

Perfect for tech novices, this program teaches Windows basics, file organization, application use, email handling, internet browsing, and social media account management.

View the College Catalog for more information on our Beginning Computer Skills classes and Certificate of Completion.

Beginning Courses:

  • VOCE 7105 - Intro to Microsoft Word
  • VOCE 7107 - Intro to Microsoft Excel
  • VOCE 7112 - Intro to Microsoft Powerpoint
  • VOCE 7113 - Intro to Microsoft Publisher

Tailored for those completing Beginning Computer Skills or seeking professional application, our Microsoft Office Basics program guides students in creating flyers (Word), analyzing data (Excel), developing presentations (PowerPoint), and designing business cards and brochures (Publisher).

Check the Hancock College Catalog for more information on our Microsoft Office Basics classes and Certificate of Completion.

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VOCE - Vocational Community Ed (Noncredit) Courses   

  • VOCE 7035A - Jewelry Making & Repairwoman
  • VOCE 7622 - Green gardening: Beginning
  • VOCE 7701 - Kitchen Basics ICCA
  • VOCE 7702 - Introduction to Baking
  • VOCE 7703 - Introduction to Cooking
  • For more VOCE courses

Be More, Do More, Earn More!

Computer skills are crucial for roles like customer service representative, administrative assistant, and operations coordinator, with average hourly wages ranging from $19 to $22.

These middle-skills jobs, requiring high school diploma but not necessarily a college degree, offer living wages and growth opportunities.