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BPPVE
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Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education)

 

DISCLAIMER POLICY

The provisions in this brochure are informational and Prosoft Training Center has made every reasonable effort to ensure that everything stated in this brochure is accurate. The courses offered, together with other matters contained herein, are subject to change without notice by Prosoft Training Center

STATE OF CALIFORNIA REGISTRATION

We are registered with the State of California. Registration means we have met certain minimum standards imposed by the state for registered schools on the basis of our written application to the state. Registration does not mean we have met all of the extensive standards required by the state for schools that are approved to operate or licensed or that the state has verified the information we submitted with our registration form.

INSTITUTIONAL GOALS

This institution operates an integration program of computer workbook publishing, software consulting and short-term bilingual private training. We continuously publish and update our copyrighted training notes and workbook to provide students with the reference they need for class. Our goal is to let students complete their software training the most efficient way possible and thus, prepare them for their employment needs.

Another characteristic unique to Prosoft Training Center is our flexible class schedule. Our classroom/lab is open seven days a week with professional instructors on standby for walk-in students. The instructor teaches students based on the workbook by first explaining the necessary functions, then supervising the students while they perform the steps. We find students enjoy the flexible class schedule, personal approach, and one-on-one training.

 

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Owner/Instructor/Author

       Betty Tsang
          
25 years computer-teaching experience

Bilingual Instructor (Chinese/English)
Obtained Bachelor degree of Business Administration
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Obtained Master degree of Computer Science
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, U.S.A.
Doctoral Student/Teaching fellowship of Dept. of Computer Science
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, U.S.A. 1986-1991
Professor at Laredo Junior College
Laredo, Texas, U.S.A. 1991-1993
Computer Instructor at
Institute of Computer Technology
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
2002-present

Allen Cheng
     20 years computer-teaching experience

Bilingual Instructor (Chinese/English)
Obtained Architecture License of California
Stephen Wen & Associates, Architects Engineer
AutoCAD part time instructor


Lab Instructor - Bilingual Instructor (Chinese/English)

(1) Lillian Lee

    Obtained Bachelor degree of Science
    University of California, Los Angeles 1998
    Loyola Law School 2001

(2) Oscar Lee

     Tulane University

(3) Jerry Tzang

    P omona Cal State University
    Graphic Arts Department

 
 

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ENROLLMENT

Enrollment
Students may enroll at any time during the year and can begin classes after tuition is paid. Most classes are taught on an individual basis and enrollment continues as long as space is available.

Class Attendance
Students can come to class at their convenience until they have used up their paid hours. Each class session is two hours with a ten minute break in the middle. They may attend class at any of the scheduled time slots and finish their hours within one year from the date of registration.

Leave of Absence
Students may take a leave of absence at any time, for as long as necessary, subject to the requirement that they must complete their registered classes within one year.

Withdrawal
Students may withdraw from Prosoft Training Center at any time prior to the completion of the course subject to the provisions outlined in the Tuition Refund Policy in Section II (C). All charges must be cleared.

Cancellation
ProSoft Training Center will refund 100% of the amount paid for institutional charges, if notice of cancellation is made prior to or on the first day of instruction.

 

 

TUITION

In General
Students can start class after tuition is paid in full. Tuition must be paid prior to the first class. Personal class materials may be purchased for between $5 to $200 depending on the programs selected, but are always optional. Free materials are provided for student use on class.

Partial Payments
Two or three installments may be acceptable as long as the hours of class used does not exceed the tuition paid thus far.

        Tuition Refund Policy
 

In General

Any notification of cancellation or withdrawal and any request for a refund is required to be made in writing.

Payment of refunds will be made within 30 days of determination of student cancellation or withdrawal.

Pro Rata Refund Policy.

Tuition will be refunded to students who withdraw, based on a pro-rated percentage up to the 60% point in the number of hours of a class. The amount will be divided by the number of hours in the program. The quotient is the hourly charge.

The amount owed by the student for the purposes of calculating a refund is derived by multiplying the total hours attended by the hourly charge. The refund shall be any amount in excess of the figure owed by the student that was paid by the student to the institution. No refunds are calculated after the 60% point in the number of hours.

 

 

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SPECIAL SHORT-TERM CAREER TRAINING
COURSE INTRODUCTION

Prosoft Training Center specifically trains students for jobs in a wide variety of computer-related fields including office clerk, secretarial work, accounting, & computer graphics. Our classes are divided into these four major categories. For each job title, there are certain required courses and some optional courses. Some students must complete all required courses to receive a Certificate of Accomplishment.

OFFICE CLERK

You will learn the skills and knowledge necessary for success in an office occupation. You will also learn basic instruction in data entry operations, concepts, and terminology, as well as, receive instruction in word processing skills and utilizing various software programs.

Required Courses

Computer Introduction (OC101)

This course introduces you to many skills that are fundamental in computer use. The course includes basic computer keyboarding, mouse operation, basic computer components (hardware and software, computer history, computer categories and basic operation, etc.
  ( 10 hours $280)

Windows (OC102)

Windows is the foundation of all other application programs. This course teaches the basic operations of Windows, including Windows Explorer, installing programs, browsing CD-ROMs, copying files, formatting disks, etc. (Two hours $80)

Internet (OC103)

This course introduces you to the terminology of the Internet and teaches you how to browse the World Wide Web, search for information, sign up with a server and send/receive E-mail. We use Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer. (Two hours $80)

Microsoft Word (OC104)

Microsoft Word is one of the most popular word processing software. This course provides all the basic and advanced features you need to know in order to use a word processor. Word caters to your needs whether you are writing a short memo or creating complicated documents.

Our instructors will take you through Word step-by-step using a set of complete hands-on exercises and lab assignments. These assignments cover all the fundamentals you need to know regarding this software. In each well-designed, self-paced assignment, you will learn the operations easily and efficiently. Each assignment focuses on a particular feature or a related set of operations to complete a particular task. A printout example is available to guide you as you learn.
   
(8/12 hours $240/$350)

Microsoft Excel (OC105)

Excel is one of the most powerful and refined programs of electronic spreadsheets. Excel provides you with the sophisticated business tools needed for calculating, projecting and analyzing your financial data. It also offers tools for creating attractive and concise charts incorporating this data. Prosoft provides students with a unique and efficient learning environment through a set of self-explanatory exercises. Students will immediately learn from hands-on activities and lab assignments.
    (8/12 hours $240/$350)

Microsoft Publisher (OC106)

Publisher is a very important and useful desktop publishing software. This course offers a series of training exercises for the student with or without publishing experience/background. After finishing the course, students can design and create professional flyers and newsletters for their specific application.

From about 1000 pictures/clipart, 36 shapes, 150 borders, 50 frame backgrounds, and 50 colors, students can add shadow effects, change character color/font, move and re-size objects to complete a great variety of tasks. (8/12 hours $240/$350)

Optional Courses

(1) Chinese Typing (OC107)

Using Chinese Windows, Chinese software, this course teaches you how to type in Chinese characters. Using different input methods, you will be able to type Chinese in any Windows software.

Furthermore, you will also learn how to change the font type of Chinese characters and simultaneously enter in English characters as well.  (Two hours $80)

(2) Quicken (OC108)

For the past few years, Quicken has become more and more popular for two reasons: it is inexpensive and it is easy to use. This course shows you how to use Quicken for banking needs, printing your own checks, and how to create records of your credit cards or investments.  
(Four hours $140)

 

 

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SECRETARY

Not only will you learn the skills and knowledge necessary for success in an office, but also you will learn advanced skills in various enhanced software programs. You will demonstrate competency in the areas of desktop publishing, accounting, and database processing.

Required Courses

Computer Introduction (OC101)
Windows (OC102)
Internet (OC103)
Microsoft Word (OC104)
Microsoft Excel (OC105)
Microsoft Publisher (OC106)

One of following Accounting System:
SBT(AC101) / Peachtree (AC102)
Quickbook (AC103)

Considered our most prominent course, our accounting classes will be invaluable in your career. They contain Bookkeeping, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, including how to print Purchase Orders, Invoices, Statements, Balance Sheets, Income Statements, Case Flow, Inventory Control, Payroll, and Payroll checks, etc.

Advanced courses contain Fixed Assets and Depreciation calculations, service time calculations (e.g. law office), and backup data. These courses use our unique hands-on complete exercise workbooks, and will help you get started in a professional accounting career.
     (16 hours $360 )

Optional Courses

(1) Quicken (OC107)
(2) Microsoft PowerPoint (SE101)

This course teaches you how to use computer programs to design slide shows used in a presentation. These slides can be shown automatically, according to the time span you specify. (Four hours $140)

(3) Microsoft Access (SE102)

This class teaches you how to design an application, which can be used in a variety of settings. For example, if you are trying to organize a large volume of files, a database can be extremely helpful. This course is an advanced data processing course. It requires prior software experience.

                (8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)
                (16 hours $550 - Beginning to Advanced)

 

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        ACCOUNTING CLERK

If seeking an occupation as an accounting clerk, our classes in accounting will be invaluable in your career. You will learn all the basic principles and processes involved in double-entry accounting systems. You will also be able to manage accounting cycles and other specialized accounting functions using computers to process financial information and develop electronic reports.

         Required Courses

Two Accounting System courses:

SBT (AC101) and Peachtree (AC102)
or SBT (AC101) and Quickbook (AC103)

 

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

You will acquire competency in desktop publishing. Under this program, you will understand the areas of desktop publishing, demonstrate competency with paint and line graphics, and design page layout and publishing. You will also learn to re-touch pictures and photos as well as design your own web-page.

          Required Courses

(1) Microsoft Publisher (OC106)
(2) CorelDraw (GD101)

This course will introduce the CorelDraw drawing program and its many impressive features. Once you understand how to use the effects, you can then put your own creative talents to work.

(8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)
(16 hours $550 - Beginning to Advanced)

(3) PhotoShop (GD102)

Adobe PhotoShop is a very unique software. It can produce extraordinary photo retouching using images and color editing. Whether you are a novice or an expert in image editing, the Adobe PhotoShop program offers you the tools you need to get professional-quality results. This course also shapes your skills as an artist. It teaches you how to merge and edit color images for a photographer, how to retouch proofs for a graphic designer, and how to create original/composite artwork.

(8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)
(16 hours $550 - Beginning to Advanced)

(4) Web Site Homepage Design (GD103)

This course teaches you how to design a homepage or advertisement on the World Wide Web. The software used are Microsoft FrontPage and Adobe PageMaker. After the class, you will be able to create very professional-looking homepages of your own or for your company.

(8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)
(16 hours $550 - Beginning to Advanced)
 

          Optional Courses

         (1) AutoCAD (GD104)

No matter what level of AutoCAD you are in, this course will teach you some of the basics and will prepare you to begin drawing with the AutoCAD software in the area of architecture and mechanical. You will learn how to set up AutoCAD and specify commands in your drawing and modeling. This course also teaches you how to improve your drawing and modeling versatility.

(8 hours $360- Introduction to Intermediate)
(16 hours $720- Beginning to Professional)

(2) Adobe PageMaker (GD105)

This course teaches you how to use Adobe PageMaker, a powerful and versatile page layout software. After learning this course, students will have exceptional typographical control capabilities.

(8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)
(16 hours $550 - Beginning to Advanced)

(3) Adobe Illustrator (GD106)

This course teaches you an industry standard illustration program for print, multimedia and on-line graphics. After you master these skills, you will achieve more professional looking results for your art work.

(8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)
(16 hours $550 - Beginning to Advanced)

Animation (GD107)

This course uses the Flash program to introduce a more dynamic drawing setting. After learning the basics in a short time, you will be able to create your own animation. Starting from the very basics and moving up to advanced application techniques, students will be able to create complex and proficient animation. Finally, the animation can then be used as a professional presentation in web page

           (8 hours $280 - Introduction to Intermediate)

 

 

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NOTES/WORKBOOK

Notes or workbooks are not included in the cost of classes. These notes/workbooks are optional and can be purchased at any time during the classes. Prosoft Training Center will provide the workbooks for the students to use in the lab after the student has enrolled. For students who have completed any class, the books will be discounted by 20%. The notes/workbooks are non-refundable.
 

 

Notes/Workbook Price List
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               Basic Computer Concept US$6.25
               Windows US$12.95
               Internet US$12.95
               Chinese Typing US$12.95
               Quicken US$12.95
               Microsoft Word US$39.95
               Microsoft Excel US$39.95
               Microsoft PowerPoint US$14.95
               Microsoft Access US$19.95
               SBT Accounting (DOS) US$69.95
               SBT Accounting (Win)  US$79.95
               Peachtree Accounting System US$79.95
               Quickbook Accounting System US$49.95
   
   

 

 

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REQUIREMENT FOR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

You must complete all required classes for the sought-after job title or occupation to receive your Certificate of Completion.

 

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STUDENT TUITION RECOVERY FUND

Prosoft Training Center participates in the Student Tuition Recovery Fund for the purpose of relieving or mitigating pecuniary losses suffered by any California resident who is a student of an approved institution and who meets either of the following conditions:

The student was enrolled in an institution, prepaid tuition, and suffered loss as a result of the closure of the institution, the institution failure to pay refunds or charges on behalf of a student to a third party for license fees or any other purposes, or to provide equipment or materials for which a charge was collected within 180 days before the institution closure, the institution failure to pay or reimburse loan proceeds under a federally guaranteed student loan program as required by law or to pay or reimburse proceeds received by the institution prior to closure in excess of tuition and other costs, the institution breach or anticipatory breach of the agreement for the course of instruction, or a decline in the quality or value of the course of instruction within the 30-day period before the institution closure or, if the decline began before that period, the period of decline determined by the council.

The student obtained a judgment against the institution for any violation of this chapter and the student certifies that the judgment cannot be collected after diligent collection efforts.

Prosoft Training Center will provide to the council, at the time of the institutionís closure, the names and addresses of persons who were students of the institution within 60 days prior to its closure, and shall notify these students, within 30 days of the institutionís closure, of their rights under the fund and how to apply for payment.
 

 

Class Location By Special Schedule :  N. Chandler Ave.,  Monterey Park, CA 91754
Appointment Needed : Tel. (626) 274-8555,
Fax (702) 973-5847 
Web Site
: www.prosoftca.com   E-mail : bettytsangprosoft@yahoo.com