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Our Computer Training & Technology Programs offer you

  • A dedicated computer for your use in class
  • Courses based on the most popular and job-oriented programs
  • Hands-on experience in every class
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment
  • Targeted computer and software courses to your level
  • Well-versed instructors in the latest hardware and software developments
Computer Training & Technology

Whether you are seeking to add to your skills for a career as a web professional or looking to take your photography hobby to the next level, Adobe Photoshop can help you.

Photoshop CECI-625

Prerequisite: Strong Windows skills.

Discover the basics of Adobe Photoshop image editing software. Tools and functions specific to photographers, such as managing layers, exposure correction, color balancing, selection, masks, and retouching take your photographs to the next level.

REQUIRED: USB flash drive to the first class.

1 CEU

Photoshop Advanced CECI-620

Prerequisite: CECI 625/Equivalent skills.

Explore advanced photo manipulation skills in Adobe Photoshop including transformations, blend modes, restoration, and a variety of montage techniques. Learn to combine graphic design elements & text with your photographs for effective use in layouts and print.

REQUIRED: USB flash drive to the first class.

1 CEU

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Need more confidence using your laptop and smartphone? Our course is interactive with direct application of what you are learning. Learn how to find your way around your computer, save files/photos and share them in email, and navigate the Internet safely. We help you organize your files such as family recipes, photos, and tax documents. Learn about using smartphones, exploring necessary “how to’s” and successfully navigating them.

4.2 CEU

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Learn to be an Excel “power user”! In our certificated program, you learn the basics of Excel: terminology, creating/editing/formatting/printing large & small spreadsheets, filtering/formatting/manipulating data, and more advanced features such as pivot tables, data validation, macros, lookup functions, and advanced filtering.

REQUIRED: Textbook

2.7 CEU

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Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows platform.

Our 120-hour program is the foundation for advanced courses in design. Prepare yourself for a career in Graphic Design. Gain an overview of file formatting, packaging, and saving creative material for quality results within print & digital mediums. Study the layout fundamentals of design and comprehend visual language. Learn Adobe CC Software such as InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Learn terminology & graphic design principles. Study balance, form, harmony, rhythm, and structure in black & white and in color. Study two-dimensional design with emphasis on the visual communication design process. Practice using various media. Compile a professional portfolio. Learn to use presentational material. Receive professional development training & support for resume writing & interview skills as part of our program. Register for CECI-792 Certificate Program and save over $100 in tuition.

REQUIRED: Textbooks

12 CEU

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Prerequisite: Able to use a mouse & proficient navigator on PC Windows platform.

In order to secure a job in most career pathways you must have experience & training in Microsoft Office. Our 60-hour course gives students hands on practice in all aspects of Microsoft Office. Topics include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Receive professional development training & support for resume writing & interview skills as part of our course.

6 CEU

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Today, Python Certification is one of the most sought-after skills in programming. According to glassdoor.com, the average salary for a Python developer is $92,000.

Python is a general-purpose programming language. Python Developers oversee front and back-end web services. Work can be found in eCommerce and technical service firms. Python is used heavily in machine learning, big data, and networking.

The US Bureau of Labor and Statistics has reported a 24% job growth for software developers for 2016-2026. The need for capable programmers is higher than ever. Our program gets you ready to jump right into the world of Python. Earn an Ocean County College Certificate after successfully completing the course.

We are proud to say that our instructor, Sean O’Donnell, holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science. Sean has 10 years in his field of programming. He began teaching with CPE in the spring.

Our course is ideal for those with little or no experience with other programming languages or new to Python. Learn the Python programming language. We focus on working with & manipulating strings, performing math operations, collecting user input/output results, writing & reading files, and working with dates & times.

6 CEU

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Prerequisite: Able to do simple math without a calculator, proficient navigator on PC Windows platform, save files on USB flash drive.

We offer hands on instruction for the latest QuickBooks software. Add this ideal skill to your resume and increase your hiring potential in a highly competitive job market. QuickBooks is essential for the small business owner to assist with tracking credits, debits, payments, payroll, and other accounting needs.

5.2 CEU

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Earn your CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+, credentials. Careers in technology are in demand as support of new & existing technologies is increasing. System Administrators ensure performance & security of computers, networks, and servers. Jobs include Network, Database, and Security Administrators. The Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor projects that the need for qualified System Administrators will grow 6% from now to 2026. Glassdoor.com indicates $69,000 per year is the average salary for qualified System Administrators in NJ.

Our instructor, with 15+ years’ experience, prepares you for your exams and offers support in our A+/hardware lab. Work on hardware and gain valuable hands-on experience. Our program prepares you for the A+, Network+, and Security+ national certificate exams. These credentials add value to your resume, giving you an advantage in this challenging job market. Earn 6 college credits for Computer Science Elective Credit after completing CECI-716, CECI-749, CECI-750 successfully, passing the CompTIA A+ certification exams, and matriculating at Ocean County College. For planning purposes, we offer CECI-749 during the fall semester. We offer CECI-716 & CECI-750 during the spring semester.

A+ Prep CECI-749

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Windows platform.

Earn your CompTIA A+ credential. Our intensive program offers training in PC configuration, upgrading, installation of software & hardware, Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, and preparation for the A+ exams. Learn in our hands-on A+ lab, working on hardware to solve issues, gaining valuable experience. At course end, you are ready to take the A+ certificate exams. Additional fee will be required to take the exams.

REQUIRED: Textbook & Lab Manual. Read Chapter 1 of the A+ textbook before the first class.

10 CEU

Network + & PC Administration CECI-716

Earn your CompTIA Network+ credential. Learn how to install & configure network operating systems, troubleshoot network protocols & devices, and form a network model using modem technology. Our experienced instructor works with you in our hands-on hardware lab.

REQUIRED: Read Chapter 1 of the required textbook prior to the first class.

4.5 CEU

Security + CECI-750

Earn your CompTIA Security+ credential. Learn the new challenges faced in Network Security, including identifying common security attacks & risk management procedures. Learn how to configure network perimeter settings & monitor security threats within a server environment. Identify and preserve optional security policies to ensure corporate compliance. Topics include understanding the transmission of data, network infrastructure & policies, cryptography & email encryption, email headers, malicious code attacks, and the countermeasures needed to thwart their proliferation.

REQUIRED: Read Chapter 1 of the required textbook prior to the first class.

4.5 CEU

Call  732.255.0409 for course offerings.

Contact Us!

Karen Albrecht
732-255-0400 EXT 2094
kalbrecht@ocean.edu

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