Plus 50 Lifelong Learning


Plus 50 Sites and Programs

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In addition to courses offered at various Wake Tech campuses and sites, we offer programs at senior centers, community and recreation sites throughout Wake County:

 

Apex Community Center 919-249-3402 53 Hunter St, Apex, NC 27502
Cary Senior Center 919-469-4061 120 Maury Odell Pl, Cary, NC 27513
Eastern Wake Senior Center 919-365-4248 323 Lake Drive Wendell, NC 27591 
Garner Senior Center 919-779-0122 205 E Garner Rd, Garner, NC 27529
Northern Wake Senior Center 919-554-4111 235 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Example offsite courses include yoga, dance, Spanish, and scrapbooking.  One must register at the specific senior center for these courses and to see the list of classes available.

Become an Entrepreneur

You may have dreamed of starting a business or turning hobbies or volunteer work into a money-making operation. Wake Tech's Small Business Center and Entrepreneurship Initiatives programs have resources to help get you started. Talk with an SBC advisor (live and in person!) in a free, confidential session, any time questions arise.

Launch Your Business

Retired to Re-hired!

Going back into the workforce can be daunting: You may wonder about your tech skills or generation gaps in the workplace - or you may be seeing a challenge you haven't identified yet. Wake Tech's Career Transitions Forum is a great place to start. This unique, weekly series of lectures and networking activities brings professionals together to share ideas and experience in a supportive environment. 

Career Transitions Forum


Course Details & Registration Information

Course
Computer Basics: Microsoft Windows 10
Name
SEF-3001IO2
Overall Quality of This Course
★★★★★
Based on 6 student surveys.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Individuals who need basic computer skills or people who want to use the features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.
Description
Do you need to improve your computer skills? If you have little or no computer experience, this course is for you. Increase your computer knowledge by learning to use Microsoft Windows 10 to understand the basics for hardware, software, and computer accessories.
Course Objectives
  1. Develop the basic ability to navigate the Microsoft Windows 10 environment
  2. Use Windows apps and desktop applications to complete day-to-day tasks, including installing new apps and multitasking with multiple programs
  3. Work with files and folders by using File Explorer and OneDrive
  4. Use Cortana as your virtual personal assistant and use Edge for web browsing
  5. Customize Windows 10
  6. Install and remove printers and peripheral devices
  7. Use Windows 10 security features to create more secure passwords and protect your device against common attacks
Outline of Instruction
  1. Access Windows 10
  2. Windows Universal Apps and Desktop Applications
  3. Files and Folders
  4. Cortana and Edge
  5. Customization
  6. Installing and Removing Devices
  7. Security Features
Contact Hours
9
CEU's
0.9
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
No
CE to CU Articulation
No
Prerequisites
Keyboarding
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Individuals who need basic computer skills or people who want to use the features and functionality of the Windows 10 operating system for personal and/or professional reasons.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Elizabeth Knocklein
919-866-7209