Basic Computer Skills

WHP-002 Basic Computer Skills

Hours: 144
Fee: Free to the public including books and materials
Instruction: In-person/Lecture and Online/Distance

Program Description

Hampden Prep Basic Computer Use Skills prepares students for the 21st century by providing instruction in technology and digital literacy. Students work to improve their computer and job-ready skills as well as prepare to earn certificates. This course will cover:

  • Computer Literacy: keyboarding, email, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Suite
  • Workforce Readiness Skills: resume development, job interviewing skills, and how to submit an online job application
  • Career Exploration: designing a pathway to a career
  • Certificate Training: Microsoft Office Suite Specialist Certificate

Program Details

*Additional Funding Sources

This course may be eligible for funding for qualified Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients as well as additional funding available under other grants. Please contact Danielle Morales at

Dates: 7/8 - 8/29/2024

Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

  • D09 Lecture 9:35 a.m. - 1:35 p.m.
  • D10 Distance 9:35 a.m. - 1:35 p.m.
  • E09 Lecture 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • E10 Distance 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Course Cancellation Policy

The STCC Workforce Training office reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

Student Handbook Policies

As a participant in this program/course I understand that I am bound by all the rules, regulations, and policies of STCC as outlined in the Springfield Technical Community College Student Handbook.

For questions or interest in our current or future programs, please complete our Workforce Development Program Inquiry Form, and one of our Recruitment and Retention Specialists will contact you promptly. For all other questions, please use the contact below.

The STCC Workforce Development Center
Building 27, Second Floor

Enrollment Process

Enroll Online

  1. Review the Prerequisites/Requirements above.
  2. Click the Enroll Now button below.
  3. Click the "Select" button next to your desired section. A window appears.
  4. Click "Add Section to Cart". A success message appears.
  5. Click the "Next" button in the top right corner.
  6. Enter your personal information.
  7. Please note, the course is free, but you will need to select Visa Payment during the check-out process. You will not need to enter card information.
  8. Click the "Submit" button.

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Enroll in Person

Go to Building 27, 2nd floor to register for the course or call (413) 755-4225.