• Class Starting Date: Feb 26, 2024

    • Class Location: Brentwood EOC

    • No placement TABE Test Required

    • Class Times and Days: Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    • Class Format: In Person

    • Class Ending Date: April 18, 2024

Program Overview:

The Basic Computer Literacy Vocational Class is designed to provide individuals with foundational knowledge and skills in using computers, software applications, and digital tools essential for today’s workplace. The program aims to empower participants with the confidence and competence needed to navigate digital environments, perform common tasks, and enhance their employability.

Program Duration: The duration of the program can vary, typically ranging from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the curriculum and the needs of the participants.

  1. Introduction to Computers:
  • Overview of computer hardware, software, and basic functions.
  1. Operating Systems:
    • Familiarization with popular operating systems (e.g., Windows, macOS), including desktop navigation and file management.
  2. Word Processing:
    • Training in word processing software (e.g., Microsoft Word), covering document creation, formatting, and editing.
  3. Spreadsheets:
    • Introduction to spreadsheet software (e.g., Microsoft Excel) for creating, formatting, and managing data.
  4. Presentation Software:
    • Instruction on creating and delivering presentations using software like Microsoft PowerPoint.
  5. Internet Basics:
    • Understanding internet fundamentals, web browsing, and online safety.
  6. Email Communication:
    • Training in email usage, including composing messages, managing contacts, and using attachments.
  7. File Management:
    • Organizing and managing files and folders effectively on a computer.
  8. Basic Troubleshooting:
    • Developing skills to identify and address common computer issues.
  9. Online Collaboration Tools:
    • Introduction to tools and platforms for online collaboration, such as Google Workspace or Microsoft Teams.
  10. Digital Security Awareness:
    • Understanding the importance of digital security, including password management and safe online practices.
  11. Introduction to Cloud Computing:
    • Overview of cloud services and their applications in storing and accessing digital information.
  12. Hands-On Projects:Participants may engage in practical, hands-on projects to apply their skills and reinforce learning.
  13. Assessment:Regular assessments to gauge participants’ understanding and proficiency in various computer skills.
  14. Support Services:Additional resources, tutoring, or support services to assist participants in overcoming challenges and reinforcing their learning.
  15. Certification:Participants may receive a certificate of completion, indicating their proficiency in basic computer literacy.
  16. Target Audience:Individuals with limited or no previous experience in using computers who seek to enhance their digital literacy skills for personal or vocational purposes.
  17. Delivery Formats:The program can be delivered through in-person classes, online courses, or a blended learning approach, depending on the accessibility and preferences of the participants.
  18. The Basic Computer Literacy Vocational Class aims to bridge the digital divide by providing participants with fundamental computer skills, empowering them to navigate the digital landscape, and enhancing their readiness for employment in a technology-driven world.

 

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