San Jacinto College is offering courses this Spring for anyone who wants to learn about basic computer skills and software commonly used in the workforce.

Courses range from weeks to months and are held at each of the three San Jacinto College campus locations. They are Workforce Solutions approved, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.

The following basic skills training courses are available for Spring 2015:

Digital Literacy IC3

Dates available: Jan. 26 to March 27 at the North Campus, March 31 to May 21 at Central Campus

MOS (Microsoft) Excel

Dates available: Feb. 9 to March 11 at the South Campus, April 28 to May 28 at the Central Campus

MOS PowerPoint

Dates available: Jan. 26 to Feb. 11 at the Central Campus, April 7 to 23 at the North Campus

MOS Word

Dates available: March 3 to April 2 a the North Campus

QuickBooks Basic

Dates available: Feb. 16 to March 11 at the Central Campus

QuickBooks Advanced

Dates available: March 30 to April 22 at the South Campus, May 5 to 28 at the South Campus

The San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena; North Campus is located at 5800 Uvalde Road in Houston; and South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston.

Basic skills training courses are offered through the Continuing and Professional Development division at San Jacinto College. To register, please contact Leslie McCain at 281-476-1830 or email

About the Continuing and Professional Development division

This noncredit division of the College provides training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides participants with open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838.

 About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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