Short Certificate Courses

A. Certificate in  Computer Literacy
Introduction to Computers & Networks: History of Computers, Evolution of Computers, Computer Environment, Main Components (Input, Output, CPU, Memory), Secondary Storage, Connection Ports (SCSI, USB),Types of Computer, Hardware, Software, System Development MS Windows XP, Windows 7 Operating System Getting started with Windows XP, Creating/ Moving/ Deleting/ Renaming Files and folders Networks: LAN/WAN, Servers, IP Address, IP Routing, PSTN, ISDN, ADSL, WWW
Microsoft Word: Introduction, Screen Layout, Working with Files, Working with Text, Formatting, Styles, Lists, Tables, Graphics, Spelling & Grammar, Page Formatting, Macros, Mail Merge
Microsoft Excel: Introduction, Creating Workbook, Entering text/Numbers, Writing Formulas, Advanced Excel Commands, Formatting the Appearance of a Workbook, Page Formatting, Creating Charts Microsoft Access: Introduction to Databases, Creating Database, Adding, Changing, Deleting Records, Queries, Forms, Reports, Relationships.
Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction, Presentations, Design Template, Slides, Inserting MS Excel Charts, Animating Text and Objects, Using WordArt in Presentations, Adding Flash Movie to a Presentation, Recording and Publishing Audio Presentations
Internet & E-Mail: Introduction, Internet Services, WWW, Introduction to Web Pages, Web Browsers, Search Engines, Searching Web Sites, Electronic Mail .


B. Certificate in Dynamic Graphic Design
This short course in Dynamic Graphic Design aims to introduce the key concepts and theories in Graphic Design while comparing and contrasting them with the ‘actual’ Graphic Design practices.
Course Content:;
Adobe Photoshop;
Adobe Illustrator;
Adobe InDesign
C. Certificate in AutoCAD 2D & 3D Modeling
Course Content
AutoCAD 2D
Introduction to AutoCAD, Work with Commands, Absolute Coordinate System, Relative Rectangular Coordinate System, Relative Polar Coordinate System, Angle Measurement –Relative to last Segment& Exercises Lessons Rectangle, Circle, Offset, Rotate, Trim, Polygon, Mirror, Copy, Move..Fillet, Construction line, Polar Array, Rectangular Array, Point Style, Point, Divide& Exercises Lessons.Revision Cloud, Hatch, Gradient, Layer, Pan, QuickCalculator, Polyline, Spline, Stretch, Scale, Break, Break at Point, Explode, Chamfer, Extend, Join& Exercises Lessons;. Inset Table, Dimension Style Manager, Isometric Views, Properties & Exercises, Lessons; Make Block, Insert Block, Design Center, Create Donut, Copy, Paste, Cut, Match Properties, Purge, Raster Image Reference & Exercises Lessons.; Exercises Lessons of Basic Electrical Circuit Diagrams; Printer and Plotter, Papersize, Plotarea, Plotoffset, Plot Scale, Plot Style Table, Plot Options, Drawing Orientation, Preview Exercises, Lessons of Basic House Plans.; Exercises Lessons of Basic Electrical Plan and Introduction to Electrical Symbols.
AutoCAD 3D
Visual Style Toolbar, View Toolbar, Orbit Toolbar, Modeling Toolbar, Region & Exercises Lessons. Slice, Revolve, Sweep, Loft, Fillet Radius, UCS & Exercises Lessons.
3D Dimension, 3DText, Render, Animation& Exercises Lessons.


D. Certificate in Web Design & Development

The Certificate in Web Design course is ideal if you’ve always wanted to create your own website but lacked the skills or knowledge to do so. Aimed at both the novice and intermediate web-designer, this comprehensive, easy-to-understand course will enhance your understanding of web development tools and techniques. Learn web design and upon completion of this web design course you will know how to create an HTML page and add content and images, links, tables and lists. You will have a good understanding of the meaning of inheritance, cascade, pseudo classes, pseudo elements and selectors which are concepts that are commonly used in web pages. You will become familiar with using font, background styles and style sheets.
Course Content
Topics covered include the essential tools for web page development including HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), etc.. It also examines the practical steps needed to build a website such as registering a domain name and choosing a hosting account. Courses in web development also instruct students in the fundamental concepts and techniques necessary to build websites. Students learn how to use HTML and CSS code to style and structure tables, images, video, and forms. Through this course, students gain hands-on experience designing websites that are interactive, useful, and easy to navigate..
Why Study Certificate Courses at Kessben College?
Instructors are highly skilled and experienced practitioners who bring their knowledge and work experience to the classroom.
Courses are career oriented. The curricula were developed to meet the needs of the current marketplace.
The courses are practical. All sessions are held in a lab and each participant has access to a computer.
Modern, fully equipped labs. You learn using the same software that you will encounter in the field.
Convenient class schedules. Classes are offered full time at two locations. This allows working individuals to balance their work and educational needs.


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