OPEN LAB HOURSOpen Lab is available to help you improve your keyboarding, test your Microsoft Office knowledge, access interest and aptitude assessments, and practice basic computer skills. No registration necessary. This is a COMPUTER-BASED, SELF-PACED lab; a lab assistant is available to help you. You can also use time in Open Lab to access GCG Global, which gives you the freedom to learn what you want, when you want, absolutely free! Tutorials available in Technology, Core Skills, Reading & Math, and more. Open Lab Hours are Wednesdays and Thursdays, 1 – 4 pm, and Fridays, 9 am – 12 noon.
INSTRUCTOR-LED WORKSHOPS These beginning computer skills sessions are for job seekers with little or no computer ability. Sign-up below or with staff assistance at any office or by calling 719.667.3700.
- Basic Computer Skills-Part 1 Covers basic computer terminology, use of mouse, Windows, task bar, and minimizing/maximizing. Basic Computer Skills-Part 1 Registration
- Basic Computer Skills-Part 2 Learn to conduct internet searches and the basics of email etiquette and safety. Basic Computer Skills-Part 2 Registration
- 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. Microsoft Word Basics Registration
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 for dates and to register. If you have questions, please call 719.667.3700.