The Computer Education and Training program offers bi-weekly computer classes for beginners. The course is designed to enable people to acquire enough computer knowledge to seek employment that requires basis computer skills and practice. Students complete the course on an average of three months.
The curriculum includes: basic computer usage, email, keyboarding and mouse operation, internet, Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint), OneNote, and One Drive.
The classes are offered in English and Spanish on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am-10:30am or 10:30am-11:30am. Space is limited, and offered on a first come, first serve basis in the Step Up Suncoast computer lab.
This program is available to residents of DeSoto, Hardee, Manatee and Sarasota counties.