Descriptions for Information Technology Courses

As a benefit to employees, Seminole State has acquired the Dell Learning System (DLS). The DLS is a Web-based learning management system offering online education and training courses via streaming video and audio. Seminole State employees have access to more than 100 self-paced technical and soft skills courses. 

Online Information Technology Courses

The Dell Learning System (DLS) offers many online IT courses, including several preparation courses for certification exams. If you desire certification, it is highly recommended that you contact the certification provider (such as an approved exam vendor or the actual company sponsoring the certification) before you begin a course.

A+ Certification Courses
These courses cover installing, configuring, upgrading, troubleshooting and repairing personal computers (PCs). Please contact an A+ Certification Exam vendor before beginning these courses if you plan to seek this certification.

Cascading Style Sheets Courses
For Web developers, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a standard for formatting the display of an HTML document. Web page HTML documents are more scalable by moving all formatting into a separate style sheet using CSS. The course introduces XHTML. Learners must already know how to construct Web pages using HTML.

CompTIA Certification Courses
The Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) serves the IT industry as the world's largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams. Please contact the CompTIA before beginning these courses if you plan to seek this certification.

Crystal Reports 11
Crystal Reports is a powerful database reporting tool. It allows you to take data from any number of database types and display, sort, group total and chart the data in a readable format. The data can be exported into many formats including PDF, Web and Microsoft Excel.

HTML 4.0 Courses
These courses are for people who want to learn how to create Web pages. Topics include how websites work; using HTML to create paragraphs, graphs, lists and tables; hyperlinks and forms; XHTML and cascading style sheets; and scripts.

ICDL/ECDL
The International Computer Driver License and European Computer Driver License are two popular certification programs for those seeking positions in PC maintenance and repair. Please contact the ICDL or ECDL governance organizations before beginning these courses if you plan to seek this certification.

Java Essentials: Intro to Java Courses
Java is a set of technologies for developing computer applications across a wide variety of platforms in multiple languages. It was designed to address the shortcoming of C and C++ programming languages. This course covers the use of Java in Windows PC applications. Java is not Javascript.

Linux-Red Hat Certification Courses
Several Linux courses are available. Please contact a Linux Certification Exam vendor (such as the Linux Professional Institute) before beginning these courses if you plan to seek a certification.

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator and Engineer Courses
Several Microsoft Certification courses for MCSA and MCSE 2003 are available. Please contact a Microsoft Certification Exam vendor before beginning these courses if you plan to seek a certification.

Microsoft SQL Courses
These courses cover querying SQL server database using MS SQL Server 2005 with Transact-SQL programming language.

Oracle 10g for Small Business Courses
These courses address installing and managing Oracle databases.

Security+ Courses
These courses address security and access to computers and networks. If you plan to seek this certification, please contact the CompTIA before beginning these courses.

Sun Certified Java Developer Courses
This course addresses those areas covered in the Sun Certified Java Programmer exam. Please contact the Sun Corporation before beginning these courses if you plan to seek this certification.

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