Cox Tech Center (Computer Learning Lab) Courses

Beginning Windows

  • Using files, search for files, manage multiple windows
  • Copy, rename, delete files, Using folders
  • Desktop, creating shortcuts

Beginning Word

  • Creating and saving documents
  • Spell check, grammar check, auto correct
  • Formatting paragraphs with hanging indents
  • Setting tabs
  • Using the ruler
  • Cut and paste

Intermediate Word

  • Margins, page breaks, page setup
  • Headers and footers
  • Columns
  • Tables
  • Forms, word art, mail merge

Advanced Word

  • Complex Tables
  • Charts, specials characters, graphics
  • Cropping, sizing, clipart

Beginning Excel

  • Auto-fill, moving columns and rows
  • Relative versus absolute cell references
  • Copy, paste, paste-special
  • Using Excel as a calculator

Intermediate Excel

  • “What if” analysis
  • Protecting the workbook
  • Conditional formatting
  • Macros
  • Pivot tables, charts
  • V- lookup H- lookup


  • Creating a presentation, changing a presentation
  • Transitions, using animation

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South County Outreach operates a Computer Learning Lab that instructs over 500 students annually and helps those who are unemployed and underemployed improve their computer skills to increase job opportunities. Support South County Outreach by donating computers or computer equipment or by volunteering.

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Cox Tech Center (Computer Learning Lab) Class Locations

Classes are held at the Computer Learning Lab and Orange County One Stop Center.


7 Whatney, Suite B,
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949) 380-8144 ext. 212
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Computer Donations

To donate computers or computer equipment, please call (949) 380-8144 ext. 212.

Become a Cox Tech Center (Computer Learning Lab) Volunteer!

The Computer Learning Lab operates by volunteers. Volunteer as a Computer Learning Lab Instructor, Technician or Administrative Assistant.

To volunteer, please complete a Volunteer interest form.


Instructors August 2014 Assignment Calendar