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 2:  April 29 through June 4
    • Are you ready to elevate your Excel skills to the next level? Excel 2 is your chance to become proficient in core Excel techniques that are invaluable in any work environment.  Don't miss this opportunity!
    • Classes are held on Mondays,Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30-9:00 PM.
    • Excel 2 is all about efficiency. Learn the most crucial techniques and best practices to work smarter with Excel. Participants will dive into reference formulas, functions, autofill, advanced formatting, spellcheck, and printing.
    • Course materials include a tutorial lesson plan and practice problems to help you learn. 
    • Successful participants will receive a valuable certificate of completion. 
    • Prerequisites: 
    • To enroll in Excel 2, you must have a certificate in Excel 1 or demonstrate Excel 1 skill level. After you complete the registration for the class (the instructor will contact you).
    • Requirements:
    • A computer with Excel (Office) 2016 or later version installed (Google Sheets is NOT sufficient).
    • A real computer (tablets are NOT sufficient) with mouse, camera, microphone, high-speed internet connection and Zoom. 
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Basics: May 13 through May 29
    • Ready to Elevate Your Skills? Join our PowerPoint Classes! Learn to craft diverse slides, master animations, 3D effects, transitions, create eye-catching color schemes, and perfect slide layouts. These skills are essential in any professional setting. Don't miss this opportunity!
    • Classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.
    • Successful participants will receive a certificate of completion. 
    • Requirements:
    • 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, (learn more about DocuSign here).
  • 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, (learn more about DocuSign here).

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.