Basic computer skills are important in today’s world, and many jobs require you to have them. There are multiple computer training courses available in Wake County. Listed below are online and local resources, as well as helpful links for job search support in North Carolina.
Online Digital Literacy Resources
Microsoft Digital Literacy is a free online resource for developing basic computer skills and digital literacy. It offers multiple tutorials for computer user techniques and procedures.
GCF Learn Free Basics is an online resource that provides free tutorials on basic computer skills, digital literacy and Microsoft Office.
Local Digital Literacy Resources
The Triangle Literacy Council is a non-profit organization working to the bridge the digital divide. It provides trainings for digital literacy and basic skills programming to improve lives through community and individual success.
Kramden Institute’s mission is to end the digital divide. It provides free or low-cost refurbished computers to students and other nonprofits, and it offers basic digital literacy classes and training to people of all skill levels.
Wake Technical Community College offers non-credit courses designed to improve users’ basic computer and internet skills.
Raleigh SeniorTechEd is a volunteer organization dedicated to providing access to computer technologies to those over 50 years of age. Its primary mission is to provide computer education with courses starting at the introductory level and continuing to more advanced topics.
The mission of the Durham Literacy Center is to empower Durham County residents who want to improve their lives and the lives of their families by improving their literacy skills.
Triangle South Literacy Works provides free basic adult literacy, English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction, math, citizenship, computer literacy and financial literacy classes. Its goal is to make adult students more educated and employable.
Job Search Support
NCWorks Online allows you to search for job openings, create an online resume and explore careers to learn what type of job best suits you.
Check out the Wake County Public Libraries calendar for local offerings of job search, resume and business counseling.