Beginner


BASIC DIGITAL LITERACY

Experienced instructors will guide those with little or no computer experience through modules on basic computer skills, including mouse, keyboard, hardware, Microsoft Windows, data storage, basic internet literacy, including search techniques, evaluating online sources, viruses, spyware, online safety, and privacy.

In-person classes, two hours, twice weekly for three weeks

Provider: Ashbury Senior Community Computer Center (ASC3) & Connect Your Community

Open to: All (Pre-Assessment required, but all willing participants accepted)


Intermediate


COMPUTATIONAL THINKING BASICS

This course will prepare you to join a coding bootcamp or entry level computer class (online or university).  You will gain a general understanding of the way programs function, strengthen logical and analytical thinking skills, and be prepared from a technical skills standpoint for positions such as help desk analyst.

In-person classes meet three times weekly for two-hour session for a total of eight weeks

Provider: We Can Code IT

Open to: All (Pre-assessment required. Students must be computer literate, understand browsers, MS Office, basic search techniques, etc.)

NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS/ MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATE (MTA)

Earn Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification after passing exams.  This course is for youth with an interest and aptitude in technology.  Training includes local area networking, wide area networking, defining networks with the OSI Model, wired and wireless networks, internet protocol, implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line, working with networking services and defining network infrastructures and network security.

In-person evening classes meet twice weekly for 8 weeks and are offered at four citywide locations

Provider: Classrooms to Corporations

Open to: Youth ages 17-24 (Pre-assessment required.  Students must have basic computer literacy).



MICROSOFT OFFICE IC3 TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Office Suite of software, including Outlook, Work Excel, and Power Point in a hands-on environment.  Complete the four-week training and then test for IC3 (Internet Core Competency Certification). Upon passing you will have credentials for basic computer literacy, including operating systems, hardware, software and networks. All trainees must be income eligible to receive this training free of charge.

In-person classes over a four-week period.

Provider: Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC)

Open to: All (Pre-Assessment required.  Participants must be computer literate)In-person classes over a four-week period.

Open to: All (Pre-Assessment required.  Participants must be computer literate)


Advanced


COMP TIA A+ CERTIFICATION

Earn A+ Certification for hardware and software customer service and support.  This extensive, eight weeks hands-on techniques and computer-based training course program will prepare you to pass the A+ Certification test, gain expertise and technical knowledge required to secure entry-level employment to install, configure and maintain computer devices.  Upon completion, you will be get a voucher to sit for testing at the main campus of Cuyahoga Community College.  All trainees must be income eligible to receive this training free of charge.

In-person training daily from 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday for eight weeks.

Provider: Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC)

Open to:All (Pre-Assessment required.  Participants must be computer literate)