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Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, Inc.
  • 98 North Washington Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02114
  • 617-542-4180
  • Vocational Skills Training
MS Office Skills Training
Program activities:

ABLE MS Office Training is a computer and skills training program. All students will receive a comprehensive initial, pre-training computer skills assessment to determine skills gaps. Consultation with instructor to develop an individually tailored learning plan. Instructor-led classes. Hands-on training in Windows, MS work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Data Entry, Internet Navigation, social media, and Keyboarding. In addition, students will master the online job application process, attend weekly job search workshops and access job search resources including computer workstations available during lab times.

Program is offered in: English
Participant demographics:

Unemployed, economically disadvantaged individuals who need to upgrade and improve their job search skills. The program is open to applicants of all ages.

Anticipated number of SNAP participants per year: 20
Total hours: 30
Program duration: 6 weeks
Rolling Admission: Yes
Program start dates: Open entry
Sample schedule:
HoursActivity TypeMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
9:00am - 3:00pmComputer and MS Office Skills
9:00am - 3:00pmIndividual Job Search and Group Workshops
9:00am - 3:00pmEmployer Workshops
Is the program offered remotely? Hybrid
Is public transportation available? Yes

Location information:

98 N Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114Training site is located right across the street from North Station and conveniently accessible to Commuter Rail, bus lines, and the Orange and Green Line subways.
Other requirements: 8th Grade Reading/Math | Motivated to work | Eligible for employment
Program is CORI friendly? Yes
Anticipated outcomes: Certificate of Completion
Other outcomes: Employment/Promotion

Participant Supports:

Participant Support CategoryAll participantsAs needed
DTA SNAP Transportation Support
Are there any out of pocket expenses for the participant? No
Do participants receive any pay? Not applicable

Contact Information

Program Liaison: Marilyn Piket
Telephone: 617-542-4180
Program code: OPA-VT-MS
ABAWD Qualifying? Yes