CareerPoint Marin is a network of workforce experts on a mission to provide the highest quality employment and training solutions for the North Bay’s businesses and career seekers. Technology4Life provides instruction in the CareerPoint Labs on the following schedule:
- Mondays, 9:30am-11:30am
- Wednesdays, 2pm-4pm
- Thursdays, 2pm-4pm
Classes are offered most Mondays and Wednesdays. Thursdays are Open Lab. See the online calendar for list of specific dates and classes.
All classes and labs are FREE and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Computer Lab is located at 120N Redwood Blvd, 2nd Floor, San Rafael. We are just down the street from the AAA building and within the Health and Human Services Building.
On Thursdays, we offer a Self-Paced Open Lab. Bring whatever questions you have. We will address common questions as a group and then work with students one-on-one with individual concerns.
We offer hands-on classes in our classroom. Classes are first-come, first-served. See our online calendar for the class schedule. Below is a list of some of our classes.
Introduction to Basic Computers and Email
This is a hands-on course designed for first-time computer users. Learn how to start your computer and turn it off, use the mouse and keyboard to perform basic computer tasks, identify the basic parts of a computer and their use, search the Internet to find information and set up an email account.
Introduction to Word
Learn to create, edit, save and print Word documents. Learn to use the Word ribbon bar tools and how to insert pictures, graphics and styles for professional looking documents.
Google Docs & Drive
Google Docs is a powerful, collaborative document editing tool. In this class, you will earn to use Docs for formatting, editing, saving and sharing. Learn to organize with Google Drive.
Introduction to Excel
Learn to create, edit, save and print Excel spreadsheets. Learn tips and tricks in the Excel interface for efficient data entry. Learn how to format text, numbers and dates, sorting and creating simple formulas.
Learn the basics of Google’s spreadsheet program: how to use for rapid data entry, organizing information, formatting. Learn how to share with others for collaborative editing as well as downloading for sending via email.
This class will teach the basics of formatting your resume in Word or Google Docs. Learn how to use styles and tabs for consistent layout. Practice saving, downloading and uploading. Bring your resume information (i.e. work experience, skills, education, etc.) to class.
Independent typing practice is available when classroom is open and space is available. Typing tests can be administered during any session.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon advance request to individuals with disabilities. CareerPoint MARIN is a proud partner of the America’s Job Center of California SM.