Basic Computer Courses

Computer Basics for Job Seekers

This workshop takes a look at computer functionality from a new user’s perspective. It is for anyone who is new to computers and the Internet.

Computer Basics starts with:

  • Booting a machine
  • Understanding basic windows in your operating system
  • Computer parts that make up your machine.

After you get a feel for computer hardware and the operating systems, this workshop explores Information Technology including different types of computers, laptops and mobile devices.

Once you understand basic computer functions, you will move on to the Internet and its basic functions.

This workshop will cover how to find information, how to use common communication functions such as email and how to stay safe on the Internet to avoid scams and losing your sensitive information.

** Note: Tuition and fees for Human Resources Development (HRD) classes may be waived for individuals who meet specific criteria.

Course ID Course Code Date Day(s) Time Location Fee** Registration Deadline
69758 HRD 3005-52P February 7 - March 28, 2023 Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm NC Works  $75 or fee waived January 31,

Unless otherwise noted, classes are held at the NC Works Career Center, 8998 US-70 Business, Clayton, NC 27520

Enter Course ID listed for the date you wish to attend. Please fill out all the required information. You should receive an email confirming your registration status within two business days.

For questions related to registering email Brenda Harris

For questions related to the fee waiver form, please contact the Continuing Education Registrar at

Contact Information

Brenda Harris
Workforce Training Director
Office: Workforce Development Center 1002A
Phone: 919-209-2595