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Computer Literacy for the Workplace

Computer ClassThis course was developed to meet training needs of unemployed and underemployed adults. Emphasis will be on the role of technology in the workplace. The content of instructional materials will focus on computer use skills as they relate to improving basic keyboarding abililites, word processing, and Internet skills. Class projects will include creating a resume, cover letter, thank you letter, and completing an online job application. Students learn and demonstrate through a project the presentation skills useful in job interviews and in the workplace. Students practice e-mail capabilities including attaching resumes, develop skills in navigating the Internet, and learn technology based job search strategies to include the use of social media.

Course Learning Outcomes:

By completion of class, at a minimum, students will have:

  • Learned and practiced basic keyboarding skills
  • Learned basic computer use skills while developing employability skills
  • Learned and compiled effective employment related documents (resume, cover letter, thank you letter)
  • Learned and demonstrated effective job search skills and email capabilities
  • Learned and demonstrated presentation skills
  • Developed an understanding of the role of technology and social media in the workplace

NOTE: Computer Literacy is offered at two locations. Please find the location that will best suit you. 


CVCC's East Campus Monday - Wednesday Class
1/5/16 - 1/28/16 Mon, Tues, Wed 8:00am - 12:00 Noon East Campus/946 
2/2/16 - 2/25/16 Mon, Tues, Wed 8:00am - 12:00 Noon East Campus/946 
3/1/16 - 3/24/16 Mon, Tues, Wed 8:00am - 12:00 Noon  East Campus/946  
4/5/16 - 4/28/16 Mon, Tues, Wed 8:00am - 12:00 Noon East Campus/946


Alexander Center for Education (ACE)

1/11/16 - 2/22/16

Mon, Wed

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm



2550 US HIGHWAY 70 SE • HICKORY, NC • 28602-8302 • 828.327.7000
Updated 12.22.2015: HRD