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Gateway Courses Enable You to Add Computer Skills to your Resume

Do your New Years resolutions include a vow to learn or upgrade your computer skills? The Workforce Solutions Division of Gateway Community & Technical College is offering non-credit Microsoft computer courses that provide basic to intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel 2007 and Microsoft Access.

The classes are offered from 6 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at Gateway's Boone Campus, 500 Technology Way near Florence.

The Microsoft Excel course covers basic and mid-level aspects of Excel, including creating, editing and enhancing spreadsheets, manipulating charts and creating formulas and macros. The class begins Jan. 11 and continues through Feb. 3. The cost is $150, and the registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 8.

The Microsoft Access class will teach participants to design databases and generate reports and queries. This class begins March 15 and continues through March 24. The cost is $125, and the registration deadline is March 8, 2010.

For more information, visit the Gateway website at or contact Regina Schadler at (859) 442-1170,