Computer skills are becoming a necessity in many jobs that didn’t require them in the past.
HIREDTexas offers classes in Computer Fundamentals, Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, and Excel. Classes meet Monday and Tuesday afternoons for 3 weeks so each class can be completed within the month.
ACloud Guru – Offers training on Cloud technologies based on Amazon Web Services including AWS certifications. Courses can be taken on a single course basis or as a group leading to a certification.
Amazon Web Services Training Portal – Amazon’s internal training portal for AWS. Some free on-line courses and some paid instructor led classroom courses with substantial information on the AWS Certification options.
Austin Free-net – One on one training to meet your specific needs at eight locations in Austin. There is no set curriculum. You go in, tell them what help you need, and their volunteers will assist you with that.
Code Academy – A free, interactive coding school. Covers many of the latest web development technologies.
Code School – An interactive learning destination for aspiring and experienced developers. Covers many of the latest web, programming, and database technologies.
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ComputerScience.org – Collects information on Computer Science degree programs and scholarships available to help pay for them.
Datacamp – Offers online training for Data Science, statistics, and machine learning using R, Python, and Data Visualization. Some introductory courses are free, while more advanced courses are available for a low monthly subscription.
Edureka.co – Instructor led on-line training for tools and technologies used in the IT world. Offers courses individually and in groups as more in-depth master programs.
GCFLearnforFree.org – Improve skills on Microsoft products, Facebook, Twitter and much more. Find apps that you can use anywhere. Over 250 videos and 750 lessons all for free!
Google Analytics Academy – Learn about Google’s measurement tools so that you can grow your business through intelligent data collection and analysis.
GymnAsium – Web Design and Coding. Has short courses that are under an hour and longer courses that run 3-6 hours. All taught on-line and are instructor led.
Linux Academy – Online cloud and Linux training, including Google Cloud Platform, Linux, Azure, Big Data, Open Stack, DevOps and AWS. Learn on a real deployed environment. Monthly and annual plans, with a limited access free option so you can try it first.
Microsoft – Basic introductions to Windows 10, Excel, PowerPoint and Word conducted in their store in the Domain.
Round Rock Public Library – Research and Learning resources available through the Round Rock and other local libraries. Some resources require a valid library card for access. Cards are currently free to Texas residents. Some resources can only be accessed from the library itself, but many can be accessed on-line. | 216 East Main Street, Round Rock, TX 78664 | 512.218.7000 or 512.218.7001
Offers free Microsoft Basics classes covering Word and Excel. See the Events Calendar for the schedule.
Also offers free access to Lynda.com, LinkedIn’s online learning platform, with hundreds of courses covering technical, creative, computer, management skills and many other areas.
SkillPointAlliance.org – Offers full-time computer skills learning. Applications are required.
- Basic Computer Skills is a 6-week class that covers key areas of computer use including, browsing the web, using e-mail, Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
- Advanced Computer Skills is a 4-week class that gets more deeply into Word and Excel. Upon completion you can test for a Microsoft Certification in one of those applications.
Udacity – Udacity brings accessible, affordable, engaging, and highly effective higher education to the world. Using nanodegrees in very specific areas, students develop a rapid understanding of new knowledge and skills to advance their education and careers.
Udemy – Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 55,000 courses taught by expert instructors.