BCCC offers ‘Computer Skills for the Workplace’

Published 7:33 am Saturday, May 4, 2013

The Division of Continuing Education at Beaufort County Community College will offer a computer course for those who are unemployed or underemployed 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays beginning May 16 and ending June 27 in Room 822 of Building 8 on the BCCC campus.
In this 24-hour course, instructor Beth Buck will focus on basic computer skills needed to get a job or upgrade current skills. To practice basic computer skills, students will learn to do job searches, explore various careers, type cover letters, access educational resources and learn the basics of social networking.
The $70 cost of the course includes a registration fee of $65 and a technology fee of $5. Pre-registration is required. The registration fee may be waived for those students who are currently unemployed, have received notice of a pending layoff, are working and eligible for the Federal Income Tax Credit or are working and earning wages at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. The technology fee is charged to all students.
For more information about the course, contact Lou Stout, director of Occupational Extension and Human Resource Development, at 940-6307. Students may register by calling 940-6375 or in person in room 802 of Building 8 on the BCCC campus. BCCC accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Checks payable to Beaufort County Community College may be mailed to the attention of Eva Peartree, P.O. Box 1069, Washington, NC 27889.
For more information about other Continuing Education classes, visit BCCC’s Website at www.beaufortccc.edu/coned.