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MVCC Announces Non-Credit Training in Advanced Computer Skills and Adobe Software

MVCC’s Center for Corporate and Community Education is pleased to offer non-credit training in computer skills, designed for advanced professionals in the IT field and professionals looking to refine their design skills using Adobe software.

Network Test Prep
This class prepares students for the CompTIA Network certification exam. Students learn to install, configure, and troubleshoot a computer network. Topics include fundamentals such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. This course is taught in the MVCC Cybersecurity Training Lab in Rome. Cost includes materials and exam fee. This class will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 4 to April 24 from 6:00 to 9:00pm on the Rome MVCC Campus. Cost is $1200 and includes all materials and exam fee.

Security Test Prep Online
This online class prepares students for the CompTIA Security certification exam. Students learn about a wide range of cybersecurity topics. Successful students are prepared to identify risk and participate in risk mitigation activities, provide infrastructure, application, operational and information security, and apply security controls. This course is offered as a seven week online boot camp that takes 10-12 hours per week. This class will begin on March 24 and end on May 9. Cost is $999 which includes materials and exam fee.

Adobe Crash Course
Jumpstart your design skills! Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are two of the leading software in the graphic design industry. We will cover both of them in one course! You will learn about image resolution, cropping, and resizing through advanced color correction, layers, selection tools, and compositing in Photoshop, as well as creating vector graphics, working color and gradients, text, filter, pattern and effects in Illustrator. Basic knowledge and experience with computers is required. Students must bring a flash drive. Software Version: CS6. This class will take place on Tuesdays from February 4 to 25, from 5:00-8:00 pm on the MVCC Utica Campus. Cost is $119.

Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Pro is comprehensive, nonlinear video editing program. In this course you will learn how easy it can be to get started cutting with the professional tools. You will learn about the interface and work environment, gain an understanding of the workflow, and be introduced to core editing techniques, and many other editing tips. You’ll also learn how to edit and mix audio and add transitions, effects, titles, and keyframes. Requires a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Software Version: CS6. This class will take place on Tuesdays from March 4 to 25, from 5:00-8:00 pm on the MVCC Utica Campus. Cost is $119.

Adobe After Effects
This exciting desktop program is often used in feature film opening title sequences and in TV commercials to create stunning motion graphics. From key framing simple positional moves to adding lens flare, 2D Animation and 3D motion, this workshop will show you how to create motion graphics and export them for use in editing programs or other video formats. Requires a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop layers and Illustrator vector graphics, as we will be working with layered .psd, and ai files. Software Version: CS6. This course will take place on Tuesdays from April 8 to 29, from 5:00-8:00 pm on the MVCC Utica Campus. The cost is $119.

Enrollment for these classes is limited and will be taken on a first come basis.  For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit www.mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.


For more information:
Center for Corporate & Community Education
Academic Building Room 154
315-792-5300