Computer Lab

Need computer access to update a resume or job profile, complete an application, check your email, or do job searches? Wanting to improve your skills of using a computer or navigating the Web? Needing Internet access in order to complete homework assignments or research papers?

Stop by to use one of our 9 computers any day of the work week! Our computer lab has been open to the public as of Monday, July 27, 2015, meaning that we are a WinstonNet Community Technology Center (CTC). WinstonNet is a non-profit organization promoting computer and Internet access for all people, free of charge. Labs provide computers, high speed Internet access, wireless connections, training, and Microsoft software for public use. The Habitat location is open for public use Monday – Friday, between the hours of 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and other hours if available.

For more information about the Habitat CTC location, call 336.765.8854To learn more about WinstonNet Computer Labs, free training, or to identify other locations around the city, click HERE.

 

Habitat Forsyth desires to be an available site for academic and career purposes, and for this reason:

  • No food or drinks will be allowed in the computer lab.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Note: Enter into the Housing Education Center through the double doors on the lower level. This is the main entrance and the location of our training classrooms and computer lab.

Basic Self-Paced Computer Training
Basic Online Skills:

Short, easy-to-master, web-based courses on basic online skills. Our goal is to give you a solid foundation. Once you have understood these basics, you will have a clear understanding on which to build your future knowledge of and skill with computers and the Internet. Each module below includes a final quiz.

 

Microsoft Digital Literacy Basic Curriculum:

This curriculum provides absolute beginners with the first course they need to begin to use a computer. This course is ideal for learners who are a bit shy about working with a computer and are using a computer for the very first time. This e-learning course can be played online – requires a broadband connection. It begins with friendly videos that explore how computers are an essential part of school, work, and modern life. The course then provides hands-on lessons about using the mouse and keyboard. Estimated time to complete this course: 1-2 hours.

Free Interactive Learning

Life is filled with chaos, and we have to learn how to work and solve problems in the midst of it. GFCLearnFree.org offers these interactive lessons to give you the opportunity to experience these daily challenges without real-world consequences.

Tutorials on various topics are available at the click of your fingers. These topics include: work skills, money, food and cooking, health and safety, and etc. Click HERE to learn more.

Online Microsoft Classes

GCFLearnFree.org offers instructor-supported Microsoft Office classes in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Register for a class, which is available to you at no cost – create an account and open the door to new information! Once you have successfully completed all assignments and submitted an end-of-course survey, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion for your records. These accredited courses also offer continuing education units (CEUs). Take a free online class. For more information on registering for any of these classes, and other FAQs, click on this link.

No time to wait for an instructor-supported online class? Complete self-paced tutorials on the same topics whenever most convenient for you!

Basic Self-Paced Computer Training
Basic Online Skills:

Short, easy-to-master, web-based courses on basic online skills. Our goal is to give you a solid foundation. Once you have understood these basics, you will have a clear understanding on which to build your future knowledge of and skill with computers and the Internet. Each module below includes a final quiz.

 

Microsoft Digital Literacy Basic Curriculum:

This curriculum provides absolute beginners with the first course they need to begin to use a computer. This course is ideal for learners who are a bit shy about working with a computer and are using a computer for the very first time. This e-learning course can be played online – requires a broadband connection. It begins with friendly videos that explore how computers are an essential part of school, work, and modern life. The course then provides hands-on lessons about using the mouse and keyboard. Estimated time to complete this course: 1-2 hours.

Free Interactive Learning

Life is filled with chaos, and we have to learn how to work and solve problems in the midst of it. GFCLearnFree.org offers these interactive lessons to give you the opportunity to experience these daily challenges without real-world consequences.

Tutorials on various topics are available at the click of your fingers. These topics include: work skills, money, food and cooking, health and safety, and etc. Click HERE to learn more.

Online Microsoft Classes

GCFLearnFree.org offers instructor-supported Microsoft Office classes in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Register for a class, which is available to you at no cost – create an account and open the door to new information! Once you have successfully completed all assignments and submitted an end-of-course survey, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion for your records. These accredited courses also offer continuing education units (CEUs). Take a free online class. For more information on registering for any of these classes, and other FAQs, click on this link.

No time to wait for an instructor-supported online class? Complete self-paced tutorials on the same topics whenever most convenient for you!