FREE Computer Basics Training!
One week-long computer basics series is great for job-seeking individuals looking to enhance their basic computer skills and learn more about Microsoft Word, Internet, and Gmail. At the end of the series learners will be given more practice time, and even the opportunity to take an exam and receive a Northstar Digital Literacy Certification in Basic Computer, Microsoft Word, Internet, and Email! Show employers your digital skills!
October 24: 10:30-12:30, Basic computer
October 25: 10:30-12:30, Microsoft Word
October 26: 10:30-12:30, Internet
October 27: 10:30-12:30, Gmail
October 28: 10:30-11:30, Computer Practice/Review, 11:30-1:30 Northstar Certification Exam
Computer Basics Classes
In this beginner’s computer class, learn about basic computer use and vocabulary, how to save and store documents, and how to use the mouse and keyboard.
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word such as how to navigate the Word Toolbar. Use formatting tools such as Bold, Center Alignment and Bullets that are great for formatting resumes or cover letters, and save or print files. Practice some useful keyboard shortcuts to make your computer use more efficient.
Learn basic navigation of the World Wide Web, search engines such as Google, and other useful websites, including a short introduction to job search websites such as Indeed.
Learn how to send email messages, navigate and organize your email account, as well as some tips for internet and email safety. Attach documents such as a resume or picture to an email message. Learn how to send polite professional emails to networking contacts.
Computer Skills Practice/Review
Independently practice everything you’ve learned in Computer Basics 1-4, as preparation for the Northstar Digital Literacy Certification Exam! The instructor will be present to answer questions and offer assistance.
Northstar Digital Literacy Certification Exam Take a four-part exam on the material you learned in Computer Basics to assess your digital skills. If you pass an exam module with 85% or greater, you will receive a certificate in that area! Show employers your skills!
Classes are all held at East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Please contact Denise Bryant at (612) 787-4021 to RSVP.