SCF Schedules Noncredit Computer Classes

(Bradenton, Fla., Sept. 14, 2015) – State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) department of Corporate and Community Development will offer noncredit computer classes this fall at all SCF locations.

Classes include computers for beginners, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and iPad. Each class runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an hour for lunch and costs $109, unless otherwise noted. Please bring a USB flash drive, 512mb or greater, if you want to save your work.

Classes are:

  • Absolute Beginner Computer, Saturdays, Oct. 3 at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E.; Oct. 24 at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. W.; and Nov. 14 at SCF Lakewood Ranch;
  • Excel 2013 Level 1, Wednesday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Nov. 6 at SCF Lakewood Ranch;
  • Excel 2013 Level 2, Wednesday, Oct. 7 and Friday, Nov. 20 at SCF Lakewood Ranch;
  • Excel 2013 Level 3, Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Friday, Dec. 4 at SCF Lakewood Ranch (prerequisite: Excel Level 2);
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Wednesday, Oct. 14 at SCF Lakewood Ranch;
  • PowerPoint Level 2, Wednesday, Oct. 28, at SCF Lakewood Ranch;
  • iPad – Basic and Beyond, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 7 at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail ($49, please bring your device);
  • Word Level 1, Thursday, Oct. 29 at SCF Lakewood Ranch.
  • QuickBooks 2014 Level 1, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Dec. 2 and Friday, Dec. 4 at SCF Lakewood Ranch.

For more information, call Lee Kotwicki, director of Workforce Solutions, at 941-363-7218. For course descriptions and requirements, visit To enroll, visit Directions and maps are available at

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