Computer Skills

Give your employees leading-edge capabilities needed in today's ever-changing market-place by sharpening their computer or technology skills. From Microsoft Office Suite to Cisco to wireless networks, Western can give your workforce staff the tools and skills they need to manage today's complex technology needs.

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat easily converts documents to electronic files. You can send files over the Internet for viewing or printing using the free Acrobat Reader on MS Windows, Macintosh or UNIX computers. Learn the product family: Reader, PDF Writer, Distiller, and Acrobat. Create, view, and modify a PDF document using PDF Writer v. Distiller. Create thumbnails, bookmarks, notes. Includes adding sounds and movies; how to create an article link and more.


An introductory course to computer-aided drafting (CAD). Content includes drawing set up, input procedures and basic drawing operations.

Autodesk Inventor

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts, commands, and techniques of parametric modeling. The student will construct "intelligent" solid models, create and constrain assemblies and create 2D drawings, balloons, parts lists and reference dimensions from the 3D models.


The user defines the area of the screen or the window that is to be captured before recording begins; it is also possible to capture the entire screen area.


Enter gracefully into the world of web development. Discover how Dreamweaver helps make it easy to create rich Web sites. This course covers creating a site, working with code, implementing graphic and web design elements, CSS integration, tables, forms, site mapping, and beginning Web project management. This course gives you everything you need to begin building web sites in Dreamweaver, and gives you the necessary background to use other web development programs.

Internet Basics

Everything you wanted to know about the Internet - sending photos, browsing, searching, shopping, emailing. How do you download files; unzip files; send attachments; use Instant Messaging? Learn these features and more!


Do you hunt and peck and want to learn to type without looking at the keyboard? Take this typing class and become more comfortable working on a computer. Learn the basic parts of a computer system and the keypad layout.

Microsoft Office Suite 2007 and 2010 - Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced

BIS will customized to your specific needs.
MS Word Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
MS Excel Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
MS PowerPoint Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
MS Access Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced
MS Project
MS Publisher
MS Visio
MS SharePoint

Microsoft Updates

Have you upgraded and can't find where things are in the new version? We will provide you with the tools and tips to get you back on task.


QuickBooks summarizes daily transactions into financial reports that professional accountants can review and certify for accuracy and completeness. Features include bank reconciliation, invoicing, vendor/client management, and company set-up. This class is geared toward the business environment.