Beaver County Computer Classes

Evening Computer Lab @ The Well 

Tuesdays
6:00pm - 8:00pm 
The Well 1401 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 

Open lab is drop in during this time for individual instruction Tuesdays at our Beaver Falls evening location. Computers will be available for use; you may also bring your own device to work on. You will talk to the instructor about your needs and goals, and then take an assessment to see what you need to know. You will then practice, either by watching videos or working with the instructor, to gain confidence and knowledge with using a computer. You have the same opportunity to earn the certificate as students in regular classes. You may also use the space to work on formatting a resume or cover letter for a job with the instructor’s help.

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Instagram for Business


Monday, November 21
1:00pm - 3:00pm
PA CareerLink® at Beaver Valley Mall

This 1-day workshop will focus on creating and maintaining an online presence for a business on Instagram. Students will learn how to create an Instagram for business account and understand the different types of posting on the social media platform.  Students will learn how Instagram for business accounts can benefit them through engaging with their followers with Instagram for Business tools in the app.

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Making Labels Workshop

Tuesday, November 29
10:00am - 12:00pm
PA CareerLink® at Beaver Valley Mall

Get ready for your holiday mailings! This 1-day workshop will help you in creating labels using an online template and Microsoft word. Student’s will practice basic Microsoft Word skills by inserting text and a picture onto the label. At the end of the class students will take home a sheet of labels they’ve created. Labels will be provided by the instructor. 

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Email Etiquette Workshop

Wednesday, November 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
PA CareerLink® at Beaver Valley Mall

This 1-day workshop will focus on the best practices for emailing based on one’s audience. Students will learn how to write emails that articulate their thoughts in a clear and concise manner when working with a business or employer. Learning the best practices for writing an email will create a positive impression and have effective communication.

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Microsoft Excel

Tuesdays and Wednesdays
10:00am - 12:00pm
December 6 - December 21

This three-week, 12-hour, course covers using Excel, Microsoft’s spreadsheet software. During the course, students will learn to identify and use many features of the software to create budgets and other spreadsheets. Additionally, learners will have the opportunity to work on skills like storing and organizing files on the computer. Learners will take a NorthStar assessment and can earn a certificate showing employers they understand the basics of using Excel.

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LinkedIn Workshop

Thursday, December 8
10:00am - 12:00pm

This 1-day workshop, will focus on creating and maintaining a professional online presence on the social media platform LinkedIn. LinkedIn will help in providing students a network of professionals to interact with and expand knowledge in their respective professional fields of interest. After creating a LinkedIn profile, students will learn best practices, tools, and strategies for using LinkedIn to build their professional brand.

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Instagram for Business

Thursday, December 15
10:00am - 12:00pm

This 1-day workshop will focus on creating and maintaining an online presence for a business on Instagram. Students will learn how to create an Instagram for business account and understand the different types of posting on the social media platform. Students will learn how Instagram for business accounts can benefit them through engaging with their followers with Instagram for Business tools in the app.

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Open Computer Lab

Mondays, November 7 and 14 12:00pm - 3:00pm 
Monday, November 21 11:00am - 1:00pm
Thursdays, November 3 - 17 9:00am - 12:00pm 
PA CareerLink® at Beaver Valley Mall

Mondays, December 12 and 19 9:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesdays, December 7 - 21 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Thursdays, December 1 and 22 9:00am - 12:00pm
Friday, December 2 9:00am - 2:00pm
Friday, December 9 9:00am - 11:00am 
PA CareerLink® at Beaver Valley Mall

Open lab is a drop-in time for individual instruction. You will talk to the instructor about your needs and goals, and then take an assessment to see what you need to know. You will then practice, either by watching videos or working with the instructor, to gain confidence and knowledge with using a computer. You have the same opportunity to earn the certificate as students in regular classes. You may also use the space to work on formatting a resume or cover letter for a job with the instructor’s help.

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