Computer and Information Technology

Computer courses, certificates and industry-based certifications train students for new careers in information technology and enhance existing skills. From the novice user to the network system analyst, computer training has the diversity to help achieve lifelong learning goals. CPCC has coordinated related training and resources in its Computer Technology Institute. Experts and industry professionals prepare you for entering the expanding technology field as well as advancing into a higher level career and professional certifications.

For complete information, visit the Computer and Technology web page under Job and Career Enhancement at cpcc.edu/cce/job-and-career-enhancement.

For employers, the Corporate Learning Center offers group training or assists in sponsoring staff in publicly offered sessions. Learn more by calling 704.330.4660.

CAD 7006. Basic Blueprint Reading for Cad. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Achieve competence in reading and interpreting industrial drawings. Learn the basic principles, concepts, ANSI and SI Metric drafting symbols and standards, terminology, and other related technical information contained on a CAD drawing. This course is required for the AutoCAD certificate.

CAD 7007. AutoCAD Advanced. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Learn advanced techniques and greater proficiency in your use of AutoCAD Software. Recognize the best tool for the task, the best way to use that tool and how to create new tools to accomplish tasks more efficiently. This course is required for the AutoCAD Certificate.

CAD 7104. AutoCAD 3D Drawing and Modeling. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course is designed for users who have a good working skill level in the AutoCAD software and proficient with the 2D commands. Expand your knowledge in the fundamentals of 3D and explore the main features of the advanced 3D modeling work space. This course is required for the AutoCAD certificate.

CAD 7201. Revit Architecture Certificate. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

The Autodesk® Revit® software is a powerful Building Information Modeling (BIM) program that works the way architects think. Learn the design process through the use of a central 3D model, where changes made in one view update across all views and on the printable sheets. An understanding of architectural terminology is an asset.

ETG 8060. Keyboarding. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Learn touch-typing or improve your existing typing skills. Use the Keyboarding Pro 5 program, a typing tutorial designed for personal computers, to learn how to touch-type-that is, to type text you read from a printed page or a computer screen without looking at your keyboard. A Microsoft Windows-based PC, Windows 2000, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 operating system is required. This course is not suitable for Macintosh users.

ETG 8061. Introduction to Windows 8. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Welcome to the world of Microsoft Windows 8. It's a robust, powerful operating system that gives you an efficient way to manage all the apps, programs, files and folders you use regularly. In this course, you'll learn the basics so you can make the most of this operating system for both work and fun. Offered in partnership with ed2go.

ETG 8062. Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. Perhaps you'd like to try out podcasting too. You can, and it's easy. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer-no paid software or equipment is needed. Offered in partnership with ed2go.

ETG 8063. Introduction to PC Troubleshooting. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

Don't spend your hard-earned cash on expensive PC repairs. The vast majority of the problems people experience with their computers are completely avoidable, and most can be solved with nothing more than a few minutes of your time. This course takes you step by step through the typical hardware and operating system problems encountered by technicians, teaching troubleshooting techniques to decipher any problem, and giving you the skills you need to solve them. Offered in partnership with ed2go.