ETC has been serving the community since 1997 as an open access technology center that offers free computer classes in English and Spanish, Internet access, career building workshops, and a technology-based after school program for youth ages 10 – 18.
Classes and Workshops We Offer Include:
Intro to MS Word/Publisher/ Introduction to Point & Shoot Camera Workshop:
This is a 4 week workshop that is designed for participants to obtain transferable skills for employment or access to ongoing education. This workshop will teach the many ways that Microsoft Word and Publisher can be used. Students will learn how to create business cards, flyers, newsletters, resumes and more.
Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Classes Gratis De Computadoras En Espanol:
En esta classe usted aprender como usar la computadora. Ven aprender como usar basico Microsoft Word y mucho mas.
Viernes 9:00 am-11:45am
Open Access is for community drop in use. During Open Access the computers are available to research information on the internet, fill out job applications, write resumes, do homework, write papers, or to check email. There is no time limit during access hours so please feel free to come in and use our lab!
Please refer to our calendar for times and dates.
The Eastmont Intel Computer Clubhouse:
The Eastmont Intel Computer Clubhouse is a creative and safe afterschool learning environment where youth ages 10-18, work with mentors to explore their own ideas, develop skills, and build self-confidence through the use of technology. Clubhouse members utilize technology including Photoshop, 3D animation, video, graphic design, web design and music production to create, and express their interests, imaginations and ideas. Members receive one-on-one mentorship as well as college preparation and guidance.
Stride Certified Computer Technician A+ Course:
This 16-week course trains students to become Certified Computer Technicians and also provides job search assistance upon completion. This course will lead to an increase in income with training designed to get you working as soon as possible earning between $15 – $20/hr. For more information visit Stride’s website at www.stridecenter.org
Course begins in July Monday-Friday 5:30-9:00 pm
Job Readiness Workshop:
Participants in this workshop will exit with a professionally completed resume and cover letter, knowledge of how to navigate the many on-line job search engines and with the confidence to make a positive impression during the job interview process. This workshop will give you the tools you need to be successful in the job market.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 2:00pm-4:00pm
Let networking take your business to the next level! This workshop will teach you how use blogging, Facebook and Twitter to grow your business or to promote yourself and your skills, to a large group of employers in your search for job placement.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00pm-4:00pm
To sign-up for a class or workshop or to inquire further just call (510) 382-0555 or drop by the center located at 6948 Foothill Boulevard (at 73rd), Oakland, CA 94607.