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Applying Computer Skills for an Effective Job Search
Overall Quality of This Course
Based on 44 student surveys.
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
235225 Online 10/28/2020 11/20/2020 K. Schmieder $70.00 23/40
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers
Conquer your fear of technology as you learn basic computer skills that can help with your search for employment. Access valuable job search tools using NCWorks Online, including assessments, resume builder, and virtual recruiter. Develop word processing skills for creating a resume or writing a cover letter. Improve your online job search skills for greater efficiency and results. Impress potential employers by communicating confidently and effectively in interviews.
Course Objectives
  1. have practiced basic email functions and developed basic internet search skills for searching for jobs online;
  2. have completed personal and self-assessment profiles and created a resume using Resume Builder in NCWorks Online;
  3. have learned and used basic word processing functions to create and format a resume and cover letter; and
  4. have learned strategies for making a positive impression and communicating effectively during an interview.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1: Computer Basics
  2. Module 2: NCWorks Online
  3. Module 3: Online Searches and Resume Formatting
  4. Module 4: Cover Letter
  5. Module 5: Interview Preparation Skills
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
Materials will be provided by instructor.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Computer Lab or access to computers/laptops/ipads.
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed and underemployed jobseekers
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Computer Basics for Job Seekers - HRD-3005BC2
  • NCWorks Online: Your Connection with Employers Starts Here - HRD-3005BA2
  • Make Your Resume Work for You - HRD-3001BE2
  • Creating Stellar Cover Letters - HRD-3003AE2
  • Resume to the Interview and the Steps In-Between - HRD-3001BD2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696

Online Educational Partners

Wake Tech also offers non-credit training through our online educational partners, who have large catalogs of online courses. 

Career Step

Get the career-focused education you need to succeed! Wake Tech has partnered with Career Step to offer online training programs including Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Transcription and Editing, Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR, and Pharmacy Technician.

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Short Personal Development Online Courses
Over 350 online courses that cover a wide variety of categories. These high-quality courses are taught by industry experts and deliver specific skills and knowledge that help to advance student personal or professional development. Fundamentals courses start new each month or start anytime with a self-paced course. Categories include business, computer skills, medical, soft skills, language, personal development, teaching, writing, and more!

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Online Career Training Courses
Over 180 online career training courses, teaching to the fastest growing, in-demand skills. All courses are taught by experienced subject matter experts and designed to provide training needed for entry or advancement in career opportunities. Many courses prepare students for industry-recognized certifications and a growing number of them include the cost of those certification tests. Financial assistance through programs such as WIOA or MyCAA – Free Career Training for Military Spouses may be available. Categories include healthcare, skilled trades, business, software, IT, management, design hospitality, and more!

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ProTrain is the global leader in educational services. Courses include IT training and certifications, accounting and financial services education, programming and web design development, and green and renewable energy instruction.  Here you can find affordable, self-paced, online certificate programs that can train you for the latest, in-demand job skills.

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UGotClass online certificates and courses are provided by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the largest continuing education association in the world, serving more than 1,000 colleges, universities and schools. Online courses are taught by leading practitioners and teachers, with audio presentations from the teacher and interaction with other participants and the teacher. We offer certificates, CEUs, ILUs, and some courses even have optional graduate credit. Courses focus on “Skills for the 21st Century” ©.

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