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New York City Fire Department | Evaluated Learning Experience

Computer Training

Location: 

New York City Fire Academy, Randall's Island, NY; FDNY Headquarters, 9 Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn, NY; New York City Fire Marshals' Base, 16 Hooper Street, Brooklyn, NY; Rescue Company I, 530 West 43rd Street, NY, NY.

Length: 

32 hours (4 weeks). 

Dates: 

April 1996 - December 2001. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: access and utilize application programs in the Windows environment; modity Windows environment settings; use Windows accessory programs; use word processing software to create, format, edit, and print business documents; use advanced word processing functions including columns and tables, letterhead templates, and sorting; produce fire, emergency, and fire prevention reports using a database management program. 

Instruction: 

Major topics include: Windows overview, setting the Windows environment, Windows accessories and multitasking, word processing basics, including editing and formatting techniques, grammar and spell checking, advanced editing tools, columns and tables, letterhead templates, sorting in word processing, entering data and printing reports in a customized database management application. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Office Technology or Office Automation Systems (12/96). 

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