Computer Courses

COMPUTER COURSES


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

COMPUTER KEYBOARDING
Almost all jobs require computer keyboarding as a necessary skill! Typing quickly and accurately is an important skill for any office position. This course will teach you to type correctly, faster and effortlessly so you can bring this valuable skill to the marketplace and your job. We will show you the correct techniques using a variety of drills and programs which will motivate you to improve.
★ This course is one component of the program Administrative Assistant Certificate.

GETTING STARTED WITH COMPUTERS
This course is a fun and hands-on introduction for those who are new to computers. After a brief overview of how computers work, the course uses hands-on exercises to develop a basic level of understanding and comfort with Windows computers. Topics covered include: use the mouse to access pull-down menus, create folders, copy files, delete files and manage files on the desktop.

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA
Why are millions of people signing up to social media sites? This course teaches what social media has to offer and how to get started with exploring the hundreds of sites available. A different social media site is covered each night. Topics covered include: Twitter and how to tweet, blogs and how to start one, LinkedIn and Facebook.

WEBSITE BASICS
Explore the basic concepts of web development by creating your first web page. Learn how web pages show up in your browser, and the essential components required. Workshop participants will create a functional web page using the elements covered in the class. Topics covered include: introduction to HTML code, hyperlinks, how to add images and how to format text.

WINDOWS FILE MANAGEMENT
Learn how to organize and manage your filing system on Windows computers. These are essential skills for all successful computer users! Topics covered include: create and save files, find and retrieve files, rename files, and copy/move/delete files.
★ This course is one component of the program Administrative Assistant Certificate.

Registration by phone or in person
Register by phone
604-296-6901

Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Burnaby CCE Office
5325 Kincaid Street
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Mon | Tue | Wed | Thu | Fri
8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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Tue | Wed | Thu
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Burnaby Central Secondary
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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Tue | Thu 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

All office locations are closed on statutory holidays.

Refund policy

Fee payments originally made by credit card are credited back to the same card; for expired or invalid credit cards, refunds are made by cheque. Fee payments originally made by cash or cheque are made by cheque. Please allow 3 weeks for processing.

Cancelled classes
When a class is cancelled by Burnaby CCE, a full refund will be issued.

Full time certificate / diploma programs
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $100 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. For a refund request received less than 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $200 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after classes begin. Please see individual course descriptions for exceptions.

Part time certificate / diploma programs
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $25 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. For a refund request received less than 1 week prior to the first day of classes, a $50 processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after classes begin. Please see individual course descriptions for exceptions.

General interest courses that are 1 session long
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received at least 24 hours before the start of the class, a 20% processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received less than 24 hours before the start of the class.

General interest courses that are 2 or more sessions long
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt. For a refund request received before the second session of the course, a 20% processing fee and any applicable course supply fees are deducted when the refund is issued. No refund is issued for a request received after the second session of the course.