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Expand your knowledge and increase your productivity in Microsoft Office applications. We offer one-day workshops on Saturdays to meet the needs of working professionals, and provide several levels of training, allowing you to build on your existing knowledge. Register early to secure your seat! This collection of credit and non-credit courses requires no application. You may register for a course when you are ready. Please purchase books from the Downtown bookstore prior to course start date.



Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
September, January, April Varies Statement of Completion Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

These courses do not have additional admission requirements and are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


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Program Coordinator: Sid Khullar, VCC Technology, 604.871.7000, ext. 8670
Program Assistant: Dorothy Giroux, VCC Technology, 604.871.7000, ext. 8383

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Program Highlights

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2018 (201891)

(CMPT 1129) Excel Level 1 0 credits    $232.18



Learn to work with worksheets and workbooks to analyze data using a variety of features to create, modify, and format common business reports such as budgets, reports, and charts. Designed for students who need to create basic formulas, edit formulas, format, chart, and print. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Prerequisite: A working knowledge of Windows PC’s or CMPT 1302. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10327 DTN Rm. 827
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
03-Feb-2018
Parsakish, Ramin
Register
  10461 DTN Rm. 529
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
03-Mar-2018
Aquilino, Janssen
Register


(CMPT 1131) Excel Level 2 0 credits    $232.18



Create and explore charts and sparklines. Enhance worksheets and charts using for visual appeal. Analyze and organize data, creating tables, and managing databases with built in table functions. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 (CMPT 1129) or equivalent. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10329 DTN Rm. 529
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
17-Feb-2018
Aquilino, Janssen
Register
  10368 DTN Rm. 827
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
10-Mar-2018
Aquilino, Janssen
Register


(CMPT 1132) Excel Level 3 0 credits    $232.18



Learn to use advanced features when working with different types of reports. Students will explore increasing data entry with productivity tools, collaborating with others, what-if scenarios, data validation rules, goal seeking, data groups, sub-totaling, solver tool, and PivotTables/Chart. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Prerequisite: Excel Level 2 (CMPT 1131) or equivalent. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10330 DTN Rm. 827
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
17-Mar-2018
Aquilino, Janssen
Register


(CMPT 1153) Word Level 2 0 credits    $232.18



Learn intermediate Word skills to create more complex documents. Students will look at features such as inserting pictures or shapes, setting up columns, saving repetitive pieces of text or graphics, date functions, custom styles, and templates to produce professional-looking business documents. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Prerequisite: Word Level 1 (CMPT 1130) or equivalent. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10331 DTN Rm. 529
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
24-Feb-2018
Aquilino, Janssen
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(CMPT 1164) Access Level 1 0 credits    $232.18



Learn to create simple databases and create and modify database objects including tables, forms, reports and queries. Students learn a variety of commands, functions, and Microsoft Access 2010 capabilities. This course is designed for computer users who are new to database programs or who only plan to use Access occasionally. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10332 DTN Rm. 827
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
10-Feb-2018
Khullar, Sid
Register


(CMPT 1168) PowerPoint Level 1 0 credits    $232.18



Learn to create presentations using a variety of commands, functions, and PowerPoint capabilities. Designed for computer users who are new to presentation manager programs, or who only plan to use PowerPoint occasionally. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10334 DTN Rm. 830
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
10-Mar-2018
Shaw, Todd
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(CMPT 1301) Word Excel PowerPoint 2.5 credits    $451.95



Comprehensive skills training in the most common business applications of MS Office for those working in an office environment. Learn to perform functions common to key Microsoft applications and examine communication between programs. Required supplies: Please purchase textbook from downtown bookstore prior to course start date. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers and File Management (CMPT 1302) or basic knowledge of Windows (recommended). Please note that a textbook may be required for this course. Please check the bookstore website at https://downtown.store.vcc.ca/ for textbook information and hours of operation.

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10335 DTN Rm. 827
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
17-Jan-2018
to 21-Mar-2018
Shaw, Todd
Waitlist
  10489 DTN Rm. 830
MTM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
19-Feb-2018
to 20-Mar-2018
Shaw, Todd
Register


(CMPT 1600) Microsoft Outlook: more than just email 0.0 credits    $232.18



Microsoft Outlook teaches students how Outlook is structured, and how to use the various modules to coordinate communications and collaborations with others. Modules covered in this courseware include Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Notes. Also included are some features commonly used for collaboration purposes, such as creating distribution lists or groups, cleaning up your system, marking junk mail, and how to check the size of your Outlook data file. (7 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10459 DTN Rm. 829
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1700
17-Mar-2018
Shaw, Todd
Register


Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

Access Level 1 (CMPT 1164)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $232.18
Access Level 2 (CMPT 1165)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Excel Level 1 (CMPT 1129)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $232.18
Excel Level 2 (CMPT 1131)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $232.18
Excel Level 3 (CMPT 1132)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $232.18
Microsoft Outlook: more than just email (CMPT 1600)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $232.18
OneNote (CMPT 1170)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
PowerPoint Level 1 (CMPT 1168)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $232.18
Word Excel PowerPoint (CMPT 1301)
course schedule schedule
2.5 credits $451.95
Word Level 1 (CMPT 1130)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Word Level 2 (CMPT 1153)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $232.18


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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