Computer Courses


Empower: Basic Computer Skills Training

The Empower curriculum is geared toward adult learners looking to update their basic technology skills for the job market in a short amount of time.

Sharing best practices from industry and education, lessons connect classroom learning to career application for clients, while ensuring a computer-literate workforce for Austin-area employers. Every 6-week series includes soft-skills development through our Professional Development Services.

The 6-week training includes:

  • Document Creation
  • Personal Computer Internet & Email
  • Windows Beyond the Basics
  • Fundamentals of Microsoft Power Point
  • Fundamentals of Microsoft Word
  • Advanced Microsoft Word
  • Fundamentals of Microsoft Excel
  • Advanced Microsoft Word
  • Business Applications of MS Office
  • Advanced Outlook

Empower Workforce Series: Advanced Computer Skills Training

The Empower Workforce Series is a workforce development program geared toward equipping adults with advanced computer and technology skills they need to succeed in their careers.

The series is aimed toward adults with previous knowledge of basic computer skills, and offers an opportunity to take your knowledge to the next level. The 4-week series is full-time, with classes Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and is offered at completely no cost to you. Upon completion of the course, participants will have the opportunity to earn a Microsoft certificate in either Microsoft Word or Excel.

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