Digital Literacy Class

Employment Skills Center is partnering with SCPa Works to offer free computer training to adults who wish to enhance their digital literacy and technology skills and get started on a new career path. The next class is scheduled for June 11-20 and will include the following:

  • 2 weeks of in-person training (3 days/week)
  • instruction in digital literacy, internet & computer safety, software applications, and workplace skills
  • access to computer lab
  • job search and application assistance
  • NorthStar Digital Literacy activities and certificates

Eligibility requirements include:

  • 16 years or older *must be out of school
  • Valid PA State ID or Driver’s License
  • Resident of Cumberland, Perry, Adams, or Franklin County
  • Must take a reading assessment to meet minimum educational requirements

Computer Workshops

Free workshops are offered throughout the year and focus on topics such as basic computer skills, internet and computer safety, Google Workspace, and Microsoft Office. Upcoming workshops include:

Microsoft Excel & Outlook Course

Employment Skills Center has partnered with SCPa Works and Nupaths to offer Microsoft Excel & Outlook training to adults who wish to enhance their technology skills and get started on a new career path. There is no class scheduled at this time. Check back soon for updates. 

The class includes the following:

  • 5-week course with specialized training
  • gain technology skills for in-demand jobs such as office administration, data entry, scheduling and much more
  • instruction in digital literacy, workplace skills & data management
  • Microsoft Office Excel and Outlook Certifications
  • College credits

Eligibility requirements include:

  • 18 years or older
  • Valid PA State ID or Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Must take a reading & digital literacy assessments to meet minimum educational requirements
  • Experience with basic computer use, email, Microsoft Office, and internet search basics

Computer Lab

Registered students at Employment Skills Center have access to our 16 station computer lab. Students use the lab to search for jobs, create resumes and cover letters, engage in math and reading practice, and develop overall computer literacy. The computer lab can also be used to help students develop skills in the following areas: basic keyboarding and mouse skills, email, navigating the Internet, Microsoft Word, and Excel. Computer practice enriches the learning experience for our students and builds valuable skills for employment and higher education.