Registration All students will take the four-week Basic Computer Skills program. Registration and application forms can be accessed at www.salvationarmycfs.com/ compTraining.htm Computer Submit completed application and email to firstname.lastname@example.org Training Courses or fax, mail, or drop it off at The Salvation Army Victoria We’ll Help You Be Community & Family Services Computer Training Successful! 2695 Quadra Street Victoria, BC V8T 4E3 At our location you will meet Tel: (250) 386-8521 | Fax: (250) 386-8521 bright and brilliant minds from University of Victoria to give you a hand. Once your application has been received, you will be called for a phone interview. If you do not have a phone number that you can be reached at, please make an appointment to meet with the program coordinator. After successful completion of the first four weeks we progress to intermediate level for two weeks per suite. The Salvation Army Victoria Community & Family Services EXCEL (2 weeks) Microsoft Office is the most commonly used suite in personal Program Schedule You’ll help your employer make business decisions computing. Packed with a host of by using worksheets in this “easy to use” program. applications, it seems there is little EXCEL is the standard for most businesses and cor- that Office cannot do. BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS porations • Document creation, • E-mail and scheduling, Many employers request employees who have com- puter skills. In this Four-Week Tutorial, students • Spreadsheet and database management, will learn basic • Desktop publishing, MS WORD (2 weeks) • Word processing, • Internet security, This replaces your old typewriter! Learn how to • Web design and image editing. • E-mail, • The basic skills for make professional letters, memos, business plans, surfing the net, and business proposals. Become even more valu- • Internet, able to your employer! MS WORD is the standard What Is Excel Good For? • Windows XP & Vista, • You will also be made for our Provincial and Federal Governments, most aware of new and businesses and corporations. Excel, as you probably know, is the world’s most • File management, widely-used spreadsheet program, and is part of Micro- emerging technolo- soft Office suite. Other spreadsheet programs are avail- • Excel, gies. able, but Excel is by far the most popular and has be- come the world standard. OUTLOOK (I Week) Much of the appeal of Excel is the program’s versatility. Although Outlook is often used solely as an e-mail Excel’s forte, of course, is performing numerical Finally you will be application, the program also includes a Calendar, calculations, but Excel is also very useful for non- equipped to work in any Task Manager, Contact Manager, a note taking numerical applications. office in the New Digital function, a journal and a web browser. Here are just a few of the Excel’s functions: Age Outlook 2003 is the personal information manage- ment software in the Microsoft Office Suite. It is an • Number crunching, integrated application for email, calendaring, task • Creating budgets, INTERNET SECURITY and contact management, and more! • Analyzing survey results, Are you concerned about your safety and security online? Do • Performing any type of financial analysis you can you want to learn how to avoid viruses and spyware? Inter- think of. net Safety covers the most common threats to your online safety and presents strategies to help you stay safe online. PHOTOSHOP (2 Weeks) Microsoft PowerPoint Photoshop is a graphics editing program developed PowerPoint is a presentation program, which means and published by Adobe Systems. It is the current that you create presentations to view on a computer market leader for commercial bitmap and image screen. Presentations are like slide shows, but no physi- POWERPOINT (2 weeks) manipulation software. This course is available for cal slides are necessary. those students who are interested in manipulating Your employer is trying to get more business. You can help their photographs or restoring them. To qualify, While almost all computer users are familiar with word by producing a program of photos and words that make an one needs to have completed the intermediate processing programs and many know what a spread- impact in the meeting. Remember, “a picture is worth a course or is comfortable with computers. sheet is, many computer users have never used a pres- 1000 words!” entation program.