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Computer Training

Whether you need to learn the basics of computer operation or just need to brush up on your current skills, Stratford's Computer Training course can help you learn the skills you need for success.

Our innovative training methods mean that you study at a time and place that is most convenient for you. If you do need help, Stratford's instructors are only an e-mail or toll-free call away.

Since computers are used in nearly every industry, understanding basic computer functions is important in many of today’s career fields. Get started toward gaining valuable computer skills and enroll today.

Understanding the Personal Computer
• Terminology
• A Short History of Computing
• Software Evolution
• Installing a New Computer
• Hardware Components
• The Function of the CPU
• Memory
• Input Devices
• Output Devices
• Storage Devices and Options
• Overview of Operating Systems
• The Internet and Online Services
• Troubleshooting PC Problems and Errors

Introduction to Windows 10
• Windows Basics
• Using the Mouse
• Working with Windows
• The Action Center and Taskbar
• System, Device and Network Settings
• Rearranging Your Windows
• Folders, Icons and Shortcuts
• The Start Area
• Copying and Pasting
• Windows 10 Text Programs
• Paint, Snipping Tool and Calculator
• Photos Program
• Using Microsoft Edge
• Installing and Uninstalling Software
• Using Cortana
• Calendar, People and Mail
• User Accounts and File Sharing
• Finding Lost or Deleted Files
• Keeping the System Healthy

Microsoft Office System 2010 – Part One
• Microsoft Windows 7
• Using the Start Menu
• Accessing Help and Support
• Working with Files and Folders
• Working with Word
• Creating a Document
• Saving, Printing and Closing a Document
• Navigating and Searching
• Editing and Formatting Text
• Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
• Setting and Modifying Tabs
• Page Layout
• Creating, Formatting and Modifying Tables
• Inserting and Formatting Pictures, Shapes and Clip Art
• Backgrounds, Headers and Footers
• Applying References and Hyperlinks
• Advanced Features

Microsoft Office System 2010 – Part Two
• Working in Excel
• Working with an Excel Workbook
• Using Backstage View
• Accessing and Using Excel Templates
• Entering and Editing Data in a Worksheet
• Using Data Types
• Saving the Workbook
• Inserting and Deleting Cells
• Formatting Cells
• Working with Rows and Columns
• Modifying a Worksheet
• Working with Multiple Worksheets
• Finding, Sorting and Filtering Data
• Building Basic Formulas
• Data Functions
• Building, Formatting and Modifying Charts

Microsoft Office System 2010 – Part Three
• Working in Power Point
• Working with an Existing Presentation
• Creating a New Presentation
• Adding, Deleting and Organizing Slides
• Formatting Characters, Paragraphs, Text Boxes and Lists
• Proofing Tools
• Working with Different Themes and Layouts
• Adding Tables, Charts, and SmartArt Graphics to Slides
• Delivering a Presentation
• Working in Outlook
• Creating, Sending and Responding to E-mail Messages
• Formatting and Personalizing Messages
• Working with Attachments
• Working with Outlook Folders
• Modifying Contacts and Contact Groups
• Using Outlook Calendar
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
Do I need a computer to complete this course?
While having a computer can be helpful in completing this course, it is not a requirement. Since Stratford's Computer Training course focuses on fundamental concepts rather than exact technical execution, this program can be completed without a computer. We have found that many people can gain access to a computer through a local library, on the job, or through a friend.
Computer Training Course

I loved going to school at Stratford Career Institute. I recommended it to a lot of my friends.”

Bianca C.

"I highly recommend this course to anyone who has the desire to become more comfortable with their computer skills."

- Josue J.