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Adult Technology & Computer Trainings

To register for classes below, you MUST be 18 years and older AND be a CfAL "Member" with a registered account.  Membership is FREE and open to all!

 

In-Person Adult Classes

 

Introduction to Computer Literacy (Full Program)

Join us for three half-days to build Adult Computer Literacy Skills! This is a 10.5 hour in-person computer class. 

 

Eligible participants can receive a free refurbished computer after completing the class.   Click to see if you're eligible!

You must attend Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 to be eligible for a free refurbished computer.    

NOTE: Location of classes vary. 

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to Computers

    • Navigating Windows​

    • Setting up Family Accounts

  • Introduction to Word

    • Creating Professional Resumes

    • Creating Cover Letters

  • Online Job Searching

  • Introduction to Excel and Creating a Personal Budget

  • Financial Planning Online

  • Introduction to Canva

  • Email Etiquette & Organization

  • How to Maintain Your Computer System

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In-Person, 1-Hour FREE Adult Classes

Intermediate & Advanced In-Person Classes

Looking for a bit more instruction?  Join us for 1-hour classes during the week to continue developing your Technology & Computer Training!  Classes are always FREE and offered during the week.

 

Please note that locations vary.  Classes are offered at our three locations:

Wednesdays @ Boys & Girls Club (150 Minor Street, New Haven, CT)

Thursdays @ New Haven Free Public Library/Ives Branch (133 Elm Street, New Haven CT)

Fridays @ Literacy Resource Center (5 Science Park, Suite 2c, New Haven, CT)

Click on each class for more details.  Click "Register" to see locations and dates of each class.

 
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Youth Technology & Computer Training

In-Person Youth Classes

Learn how to build your own computer and gain new technology skills! August 16 to 26, Monday-Thursday, get experience disassembling, reassembling, troubleshooting, and maintaining computer systems, as well as installing operating systems and other applications, taking home the computer you've built afterwards.

For more info or to register by phone, call: 203-691-1078 email: info@cfalct.org

Notes:

  • MUST be at least 16 years of age by the start of the program.

  • Parent/Caregiver approval is required. 

  • Transportation/Bus tokens available upon request.

  • Must attend all sessions - or notify instructor in advance of absence.

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Location: 

Main Library Teen Center

(133 Elm Street, New Haven)

Program Dates:

August 16 to 26

Mondays - Thursday

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Build Your Own Computer

 

Self paced online classes

Video Tutorials

 
 
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Tech Talks

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5 Science Park Suite 2C
New Haven, CT 06511

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