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Improving Your Job Skills for Better Employment

Almost every job these days requires some level of computer knowledge. Our introductory courses are for people who have no computer experience or who need a little extra training.

You’ll learn the basics of how to operate a computer, including typing (keyboarding), Internet and email. Later, you can take classes in Microsoft Word and Excel to learn to create simple spreadsheets and documents, including resumes. We also offer online job search classes and have resources available for students looking for additional training in Microsoft Products.

Students who successfully pass these courses will receive Continuing Education Credits from Frederick Community College.

 Class Schedule

 Frederick:

Classes meet from 10:00am -12:00pm at Goodwill’s  Employment  Resource Center located at 400 East Church St.

  • Microsoft Word Basic Mondays, 10am – 12pm, every Monday for 5 weeks
  • Basic Computer/Internet/Email, Wednesdays, 10am-12pm, every Wednesday for 5 weeks
  • Excel,  Fridays, 10am-12pm, every Friday for 8 weeks
Westminster:

Classes meet from 12:30pm -2:30pm at Goodwill’s Employment  Resource Center located at 200 Baltimore Blvd.

  • Basic Computer & Microsoft Word meets for 5 weeks on Tuesday
  • Microsoft Excel meets for 8 weeks on Thursday
* Class schedule subject to change based on enrollment.


Online Classes & Tutorials

As students progress through our basic curriculum, instructors can recommend additional trainings that are available online.

Can’t make it to the classroom?  Free advanced classes and tutorials are avalible online to learn at your own pace:   http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computers

*Class offerings are based on number of registrants and demand for particular offerings.   Fees may apply and are based upon income level criteria.


This Goodwill program also partners with other non-profit organizations and with employers engaged in similar work-readiness missions throughout the Frederick and Carroll County to offer customized trainings onsite at workplaces, other training centers and computer laboratories.

For more information or to register call at (301) 662-0622, ext. 200 or email computertraining@gimv.org .

Want To Make a Difference? Goodwill is looking for volunteers to help teach basic computer skills courses.