Career Success for Job Seekers (HRD)

Enhance Your Resume, Nail The Interview, Explore A New Career

HRD (Human Resources Development) courses provide employability skills training and assistance for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional niche in today's global market. 

Classes are designed to address the current needs and trends of the complex and constantly changing workforce.

*All HRD courses are fee-waived for qualifying individuals who are unemployed, "underemployed," or who have received notice of layoff or pending layoff.*

Course Details & Registration Information

Digital Literacy to Compete in a Tech-Savvy Culture
Overall Quality of This Course
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
258438 Online 02/08/2022 03/03/2022 G. McCowan $70.00 25/25
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Unemployed, underemployed or facing a pending layoff.
In our tech-savvy culture our computing devices, the Internet, search engines, email programs, productivity programs, and cloud-based applications all contribute to our expanding knowledge and capabilities. Developing basic computer skills is essential to becoming more productive and competitive in the workplace. Learn about computers and the Internet. Increase your confidence using productivity programs including word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation programs to support your job search. Learn about common security and privacy threats and how to safeguard a computer and personal information. Gain knowledge of cloud applications that allow you to easily access and share your job search files from anywhere. Learn the basics of Moodle and Teams so you can take full advantage of online learning during your job search and on the job.
Course Objectives
  1. have identified the main components of a computer and its operating system.
  2. have described the main functions of a web browser and how to perform a job search on the web.
  3. have demonstrated how to perform sending, receiving, replying to, and organizing email messages.
  4. have demonstrated basic tasks in productivity programs such as word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation programs.
  5. have identified the primary security risks to computers, personal data, and the steps to minimize these risks.
  6. have described the main functions of cloud services including file storage, word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  7. have gained basic understanding of Moodle and Teams for online learning and virtual conferencing
Outline of Instruction
  1. Module 1: Computer Basics: Hardware & Software
  2. Module 2: Computer Basics: Operating System, Internet & Email
  3. Module 3: Word Processing Applications
  4. Module 4: Computer Security and Privacy
  5. Module 5: Presentation Applications
  6. Module 6: Computer Security and Privacy
  7. Module 7: Cloud-Based Productivity Applications
  8. Module 8: Learning Management System (LMS)/Moodle, and Video Conferencing/Teams
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
ability to use keyboard and mouse
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Unemployed, underemployed or facing a pending layoff.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
  • Essential Computer Skills for Your Job Search - HRD-3005BD2
  • Applying Computer Skills for an Effective Job Search - HRD-3005BE2
  • Technology Skills for Workplace Effectiveness - HRD-3005BH2
Course Contact Information
HRD Office
919-532-5694 or 919-532-5696