In collaboration with the Job & Career Education Center, the PC Center proudly presents Computer College at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. This unique program is designed for you to attain a free specialized computer education by following a structured curriculum. Three progressively more advanced curriculum Tracks are available to pursue. Each is comprised of six classes, with Tracks 2 and 3 offering additional flexibility with a choice of electives.
At the end of each Track, you will receive a certificate of completion. To sign up for Computer College, speak to a PC Center or Job & Career Education Center staff member
Track 1: Computer Basics for Job Seekers
Today’s economy requires at least basic computing skills for filling out online applications and performing routine tasks on the job. Track 1 will prepare you for today’s job hunt and computer skills requirements.
- Computer Basics
- Internet Basics
- Word 2010 Basics
- Career Cruising
- Résumé Tune Up
- Cover Letter Writing
Track 2: Computer Skills for the Information Economy
If you’re looking for a professional upgrade, Track 2 will prepare you for the next step in your career with training in Excel and PowerPoint, and teaching you how to network with peers and employers online using today’s popular social networking websites.
- Computers: Beyond the Basics
- Excel 2010 Basics
- PowerPoint 2010 Basics
- Online Job Searching
- Online Social Networking for Success
- Elective 1
Track 3: Advanced Computing for Personal and Professional Advancement
Do you really want to blow people away with your computer skills? Track 3 will teach you advanced features of Microsoft Office, introduce you to the hottest new Web tools, and provide you with the flexibility to learn what skills you desire with three elective classes.
- Library and Information Literacy
- PowerPoint 2010: Beyond the Basics
- Excel 2010: Beyond the Basics
- Word 2010: Beyond the Basics
- Elective 1
- Elective 2
In Tracks 2 and 3, you can enhance your skills by selecting elective courses of your choosing. An elective marked with an asterisk (*) indicates a class that is only available in Track 3.
- Access 2010 Basics*
- Dress for Success
- Excel 2010 Expert Skills*
- Keyboarding 1,2,3
- Library Resources for Mobile Devices
- Online Photo Sharing
- Publisher 2010 Basics
- Publisher 2010 Beyond the Basics
- Safe and Savvy Online
- Word 2010 Expert Skills*