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Are you looking to build skills and confidence using computers effectively in an office or at home? The Essential Computer Skills for Today's Workforce CEWD Certificate Program is ideal for individuals who are new to the workforce, who are reentering a modern-day, fast-paced, technology-rich work environment, or those who want to pursue additional technology skills in order to change careers or advance their current position.

What will I learn?

Students will assess their own strengths and weaknesses and discover what computer and technical skills are required to meet their needs.

What does the program include?

The training consists of one noncredit continuing education course and one elective. Successful completion requires a passing grade on the classroom assignments and 75% attendance.

What courses will I take?

Required Course

CTU-339 Essential Computer Skills for Today's Workforce

Elective Courses
(choose one of the two online courses below).

ONL-323 Résumé Writing Workshop

ONL-334 12 Steps to a Successful Job Search

What award or credential will I earn?

Upon successful completion, students earn a CEWD program certificate. Students intending to pursue the certificate will complete a form in class and submit it to their instructor. 

What are the requirements?

Students must be 16 or older.

What will it cost?

The total price for Anne Arundel County residents is approximately $665, plus textbooks (prices are subject to change).


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School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development

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Course Needs or Ideas?

We continuously develop new trainings and courses to meet the needs of our community. Call us at 410-777-2325 to inquire about new courses or to share your ideas.

Our online courses can be scheduled on-demand to serve students who are seeking training on less in-demand topics or who have schedules that demand alternatives to our face-to-face schedules.

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