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: July 8 through July 25
    • 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.
  • Computer Basics: July 8 through July 24
    • Classes held on Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 PM.
    • Discover the basics of computer skills! Take our Microsoft Computer Basics class. Gain practical skills that can be applied to your personal and professional life. Learn essential skills such as file management, security, privacy settings, administrative functions, database management, cloud file handling, and efficient navigation of File Explorer.
    • Whether you're a beginner or looking to brush up on your technical skills, this class is designed for you!
  • Internet Basics: August 12 through August 28
    • Classes held on Mondays & Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 PM.
    • Discover the power of the Web in our Internet Basics class. Uncover the secrets of effective website searches, master website navigation, and understand the fundamentals of networks. Dive into the realm of Wi-Fi encryption for secure online connections, and unravel the mysteries of the Cloud's infrastructure.
    • Join us for an enlightening experience that will empower you to navigate the digital landscape with confidence!
  • 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.