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Employers: Cabrillo Extension can create an account for your company that allows your employees to register for our classes pending your approval. With the company account we can then invoice you when your employees register for a Cabrillo Extension class. A company account will allow you to review your company information, approve any registration requests made by your employees, review your student-employees and print their transactions.

Follow this link to submit information that will allow us to establish a company account for your business.

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3-D Design & Printing


Jump into the rapidly growing world of 3D printing and start bringing your ideas into reality! In this all-new course, you'll be introduced to Blender, a powerful, free, open-source 3D modeling tool. Not only will we cover the basics of modeling in Blender, but we'll do so in the context of designing for 3D printing. Learn all the tips and tricks to ensure that your creations are printed successfully. At the end of the class, you'll be able to send your design to Shapeways.com, where you can choose from a wide range of material options including plastic, ceramic, stainless steel, silver, gold, and more.

Please note that in this class, students do not directly operate a 3D printer

5 Mon. & Wed., March 2 - April 8 (No class March 31 or April 2)
6 - 7:30 pm
Room: 2501

Register by Feb. 23: $295
Register after Feb. 23: $310


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6 Mon. & Wed., April 20 - May 20
6 - 7:30 pm
Room: 2501

Register by Feb. 23: $295
Register after Feb. 23: $310


register online

 

MakersFactory Instructors - TBD

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Intro to Programming with Javascript

Learn the basics of computer programming in this all new six-week course! We will cover introductory computer programming skills using Javascript, a programming language most commonly used for applications run in a web browser. The class is designed for first-time programmers interested in learning the ropes of coding while creating some simple, fun, browser-based apps.

5 Tue. & Thu., April 28 - May 28
6 - 7:30 pm
Room: 2501

Register by Feb. 23: $295
Register after Feb. 23: $310


register online


MakersFactory Instructors - TBD

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Computers for Rookies

Have you ever saved a file, but couldn’t find it later? Have you ever wanted to cry or curse because you couldn’t understand what your computer was doing?

This class will give you the foundation for a solid understanding of computer technology. We’ll present an overview of computer components and their functions, explore the Windows interface, and work on critical file management skills. Topics covered include the roles of hardware and software; operating systems vs. applications; the Desktop; controlling Windows; working with files and folders; the Recycle Bin and more.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

Fri., April 17
9 am - 5 pm
Room: 515

Fee: $95

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Mindi Cater has been teaching computer classes in Santa Cruz County since 1991. She has offered training at local organizations including, SCCROP, the Sheriff’s Department, County Office of Education, and the Capitola EDD.

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Microsoft Word - Level 1

This introductory class is for the computer user who wants to become proficient in Word 2013. Topics include using the ribbon interface and toolbars; creating, editing and formatting text; text selection; the Clipboard; page layout and printing commands; using proofreading tools; custom line spacing and indents; creating custom tab stops; bulleted and numbered lists; working with tables and forms; adding borders and shading; using Find and Replace; and more.
Required: Computers for Rookies or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

COMING SOON
9 am - 5 pm                   
Room: 515
                 
Fee: $124

register online


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Microsoft Word - Level 2

This intermediate level class covers more complex skills than those presented in Level 1. Topics introduced include creating newsletters using columns; section and column breaks; inserting WordArt and clip art; basic picture editing; formatting text consistently by using styles; Mail Merge documents; creating and working with templates, and more.
Required: Microsoft Word - Level 1 or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

Fri., May 1
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
               
Fee: $124           

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Microsoft Excel - Level 1

This introductory class is for the computer user who wants to become proficient in Excel 2013. Topics introduced include the ribbon interface; entering and editing data; selecting cells and ranges; printing worksheets; creating formulas and functions; using absolute and relative cell references; formatting cell contents; inserting and deleting columns, rows, and cells; creating charts, and more.
Required: Computers for Rookies or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

Fri., April 24
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
                 
Fee: $124                       

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Microsoft Excel - Level 2

This intermediate level class covers more com- plex skills than those presented in Level 1. Topics include working with lists of data; filtering and sorting data; displaying subtotals in a list; format- ting and printing multi-page workbooks; using advanced functions in formulas; tracing formulas: auditing formula errors, and more.
Required: Microsoft Excel - Level 1 or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

 

Fri., March 27
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
               
Fee: $124   

register online

             

Fri., May 8
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
               
Fee: $124   

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Mindi Cater - See bio below

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Microsoft Excel - Level 3

This advanced level class introduces highly complex Excel skills. Topics covered include creating PivotTables, Pivot Charts, and macros; using financial functions; using data analysis and validation tools; advanced formatting techniques; sharing workbooks and tracking changes; merging multiple workbooks; integrating Excel with other programs, and more.
Required: Microsoft Excel - Level 2 or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.


Fri., May 15
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
               
Fee: $124                       

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Mindi Cater - See bio below

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Microsoft Access - Level 1

This class provides a detailed introduction to Access 2013, Microsoft’s powerful relational database.
Topics include identifying database structures; designing and creating a new database; creating and using database objects including tables, forms, reports and queries; setting field properties; managing data records; and more.

Required: Computers for Rookies or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

Fri., April 10
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
                 
Fee: $124                       

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Mindi Cater - See bio below

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Effective Presentations Using PowerPoint

This class provides introductory training for the computer user who wants to become proficient in PowerPoint. Topics include the ribbon interface; creating presentations; document themes; bulleted lists; using outlines to create slides; formatting text; publishing and printing presentations; using transitions; inserting clip art, charts, and graphics; slide show delivery, and more.
Required: Computers for Rookies or equivalent skills.

A comprehensive manual/textbook is included in the course fee.

COMING SOON
9 am - 5 pm                     
Room: 515
                   
Fee: $124                       

register online

             
Mindi Cater has been teaching computer classes in Santa Cruz County since 1991. She has offered training at local organizations including, SCCROP, the Sheriff’s Department, County Office of Education, and the Capitola EDD.

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Photoshop for the Hobby Photographer

You can create the best photos ever digitally, whether you use a digital camera, or scan your photos. Photoshop is a huge application and this is your chance to get acquainted with some of the basic Photoshop tools and techniques most useful for hobby photographers. Find out how to repair damaged photographs, correct color, remove unwanted elements, transform your photographs into sepia tones or hand-tinted looks, and more. Much of what will be learned will be useful for Photoshop Elements as well. This class will be taught on a Mac, but is adaptable to Windows.

Students should bring a brown bag lunch for the break.

2 Sat., July 18 & 25
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Room: 317
Register by June 8: $85
Register after June 8: $98

 

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Deborah Cardillo - See bio below

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Advanced Photoshop Techniques

Already know the basics? Learn refined selection techniques using masks, channels, and vector tools. Create panoramas with layer masks and use textures and blending modes to make your images pop. Get the best balance of light and dark using High Dynamic Range. Reposition content to perfection with content-aware tools. Adjust exposure and contrast balance with Curves. With these techniques, you will never have to put up with a less than perfect photo again!

Prerequisite: It is recommended that you have solid basic knowledge of Photoshop, or have taken Photoshop for the Hobby Photographer before you take this class.

Students should bring a brown bag lunch for the break.


4 Sat., April 11 - May 2
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Room: 317
Register by Feb. 23: $165
Register after Feb. 23: $185

 

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Deborah Cardillo is a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and is a Photoshop enthusiast who loves to teach others.

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Quickbooks Pro

QuickBooks Pro is one of the most widely used accounting programs for small businesses. This class will lead you through the set-up and use of the software for basic accounting functions including writing and printing checks, tracking income and expenses, generating financial statements, accounts payable and receivable, invoicing and more. The class is taught in a computer lab so that students may gain hands-on experience with the software. Purchase of QuickBooks Pro is not required, but purchasing "QuickBooks Pro for Dummies" is recommended for those who do not own the software.

Students must bring a USB Memory Disk of at least 1 GB of memory to class. This class is taught in a PC computer lab, Mac users are welcome to bring their own laptops with QuickBooks already installed.

4 Sat., March 21 - April 18 (No class April 4)
9 am - 1 pm
Room: 507

Register by Feb. 23: $195
Register after Feb. 23: $214

 

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4 Sat., June 6 - 27
9 am - 1 pm
Room: 507

Register by Feb. 23: $195
Register after Feb. 23: $214

 

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Carol Jensen - see bio below
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Advanced QuickBooks

This advanced class is designed for those who are experienced with QuickBooks and who are looking for insight on how to deal with the more difficult issues that advanced users often face. Some of the topics covered are: inventory, accounting issues and solutions, tracking and managing sales tax, working with and resolving payroll issues, effective use of remote access, job costing, time tracking and much more.

The class is a hands-on course. Students must have previous experience with QuickBooks Pro software.

Sat., April 25
9 am - 1 pm
Room: 507

Register by Feb. 23: $65
Register after Feb. 23: $76

 

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Carol Jensen specializes in financial aspects of start-up businesses and she is a Registered Tax Preparer (CTEC). Carol has taught QuickBooks and Real Estate classes at Cabrillo for many years.




 

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