Free Computer and ESL Classes and Technology Center Information

Career, Computer
and ESL Classes

Opportunity Junction offers free classes to help you personally and professionally. These classes are not designed to lead to employment.

Our classes are currently being offered online only, via Zoom.

  • Microsoft Excel 1: October 2 through October 19
    • Classes held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:30-9:00 PM.
    • This class teaches the basics of Microsoft Excel, a crucial app in today’s workplace. Mastering basic Excel skills can lead to new opportunities, jobs, and advanced skills, enhancing efficiency and career advancement in a current or future position. Students will learn about Excel interface, creating workbooks, worksheets, files, cells, rows, columns, basic formulas and formatting. 
    • Come join us and reduce barriers to working with Excel! 
    • Prerequisites: 
    • No previous experience is required. Open to All.
    • A computer with Excel 2016 or later version installed (Google Sheets is NOT sufficient).
    • A real computer with mouse, a camera and high-speed internet connection and Zoom.
  • Microsoft Word Basics: October 9 through October 25
    • Classes held on Mondays and Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 PM.
    • This is a course designed to both build a foundation of essential skills in Microsoft Word and gain a greater understanding of its interface and design elements.The course focuses on mastering the fundamental tasks performed in Word, including creating simple letters, inserting graphics, and navigating the ribbon. By the end of the course, participants will be equipped with the necessary skills to create professional-looking documents efficiently and confidently. 
    • Prerequisites: 
    • No previous experience is required. Open to All.
    • Must have a working version of Word 2016 or later version installed in your computer before your first class
  • ESL is ongoing with open enrollment. (Spanish below)
  • Aprenda Inglés Gratis. El Centro está temporalmente cerrado, pero las clases se ofrecen en línea, a través de Zoom.
    • Martes/Jueves: Principiantes 6:00-7:30 P.M. Intermediates 7:30-9:00 P.M.                  
    • Para más información: (925) 776-1133

A Zoom link will be emailed to participants.
Before the first class, participants will be required to have:
  • A high-speed internet provider. Comcast or equivalent.
  • A working web camera and microphone.
  • For Excel, a computer with Excel 2016 or later version installed (Google Sheets is NOT sufficient).
  • For PowerPoint Basics and Word Basics classes, a computer with MS Powerpoint and MS Word 2016 or later installed.
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Sign Up, Today

  • First, sign up here for the class you want.
    If you want to attend multiple classes, sign up separately for each class you want.
  • Then "sign" our CDBG form that will be emailed to you via DocuSign
  • To keep your place, you must be on time for the first session of the class.
  • We send an email that confirms your spot. If you don't have email or have questions, email Nadya at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at (925) 776-1133.

Free Typing Test

We are offering free typing tests online. If you are interested, sign up here, and select Typing Test as the class. Nadya will reach out to you to schedule the test and send you the required CDBG form, which can be signed electronically via DocuSign prior to taking the test.

Technology Center

Our Technology Center (temporarily closed due to COVID 19) offers evening access to computers and the Internet. When our office reopens, our normal Technology Center hours are: Monday through Thursday from 5 pm - 9 pm.