In the Basic Office 2016 classes get to know the most popular Microsoft Office programs. Learn how to create, format and print attractive documents, spreadsheets, slide shows and publications. Completion of Computer Fundamentals is suggested. These classes serve as the basis for the Advanced Office and More with Office classes.

Check the full Tech Team calendar to find the next Office 2016 class offering.

Registration is requested for hands-on classes and appointments. For classes, registration usually begins one week before the class is held. Specific dates are included with descriptions on the following pages.

Classes at Main are held in the Second Floor Classroom. Regional branch classes are held in their auditoriums. Please make every effort to arrive
before class begins and call to cancel if you are unable to attend. 

You can register in person, or call or email the Tech Team. If you leave a message, we will always get back with you to confirm your status.

Call: 843-805-6885
Email: [email protected] 

CLASS NAME CLASS DESCRIPTION
Basic Word  Type, edit, and format text in a document. Practice copying and pasting, adding an image, saving, and printing the document. Completion of Computer Fundamentals (or previous experience) is expected.
Basic Excel  Create a workbook with formatted text, simple formulas, and multiple sheets. Practice creating a chart and printing, too. Completion of Basic Word (or previous experience) is expected.
Basic Powerpoint  Design a slide show with formatted text, images, and a design theme. Explore the various views and show settings. Completion of Basic Word (or previous experience) is expected.
Basic Publisher  Create a flyer by customizing a built-in template. Add shapes and images, choose color and font schemes, and explore layers. Completion of Basic Word (or previous experience) is expected.
Basic Access  Discover the basic tools used to create and modify related tables, forms, queries, and reports in a database. Completion of Advanced Excel (or previous experience) is expected.
Advanced Excel  Learn how to customize a worksheet. Insert and format rows and columns, sort and filter data, apply functions, and select print options. Completion of Basic Excel (or previous experience) is expected.
Advanced Word  Practice some of Word’s more advanced features like inserting photos and text boxes, working with tabs and tables, and adding shapes and page borders. Completion of Basic Word (or previous experience) is expected.
Advanced Powerpoint  Insert slides and modify text boxes to display digital photos. Learn how to link to other slides and sites, format text with special effects, and apply custom animation. Completion of Basic PowerPoint (or previous experience) is expected. 
Advanced Publisher  Add design elements like sidebars, tables, photo captions, and calendars to create a newsletter from a blank publication. Insert pages, text, and images and link text boxes. Completion of Basic Publisher (or previous experience) is expected.
Advanced Access  Import and export data, establish advanced relationships, design complex queries, and modify objects in design view. Completion of Basic Access (or previous experience) is expected. 
Word: Mastering Mailings with Mail Merge Merge an Excel contacts list with Word to create custom letters, envelopes, and labels. Completion of Basic Word and Basic Excel (or previous experience with both) is expected.
Word: Designing Tables and Forms  Learn how to design and format a table, and then add text fields, check boxes, and drop-down menus to create a fillable form. Completion of Advanced Word (or previous experience) is expected.
Excel: Analyzing with Formulas and Charts Learn how to apply advanced formatting options, add and edit charts, and link worksheets in a workbook. Review some popular functions and how to move and rename sheets. Completion of Advanced Excel (or previous experience) is expected.
Excel: Building Better Workbooks Make your spreadsheets work for you by incorporating drop-down lists, conditional formatting to color-code data, and cell comments. Discuss the benefits of protecting your workbook. Completion of Advanced Excel (or previous experience) is expected.