Computer Literacy Courses in Colorado Springs


Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 1-4 p.m., and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. We also offer self-paced tutorials in Microsoft 2010 Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

These beginning computer skills sessions are for job seekers with little or no computer ability. Sign up is available online or at the information desk in the Career Center at the PPWFC main office. You may also call 719.667.3700 to reserve a spot.

  • Basic Computer Skills, Part 1
Covers use of mouse, Windows, task bar, minimizing/maximizing, conducting internet searches, and email basics. Click here to reserve your spot.
  • Microsoft Word Basics
Covers Word Processing, cut/paste, and font changes.  PREREQUISITE:  Must have attended "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1" workshop or must have basic knowledge of how to use a mouse, Windows, and ability to type a minimum or 10 words per minutes on the keyboard. Click here to reserve your spot.
For those unable to attend the above classes, you may come to Open Lab to complete basic computer tutorials. These tutorials are step by step lessons designed for beginning computer users.  Instructors are available to assist you.

If you are interested in taking the High School Equivalency (GED) Practice test please contact the D11 Adult and Family Education program at 719-328-3001. For High School Equivalency (GED) testing contact the D11 High School Equivalency (GED) testing Center at 719-328-3030.

TABE is the Test of Adult Basic Education which determines your current skills level in reading and math.

1. Register with Connecting Colorado online or at PPWFC.
2. Attend a TABE Assessment session at PPWFC. 
Registration is required. For dates and to register, please click here. If you have questions, please call 719-667-3700