Basic Computer Skills Training (BCST)

This program is a minimum of 80 hours of training where students learn keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, email and internet usage.

A $25 fee is required and covers the cost of materials and a flash drive.

BCST

This course covers the topics of:

Computer Fundamentals
Internet & email functionality

Keyboarding
Focus on increasing typing speed and accuracy

Microsoft Word
Document development & manipulation

Microsoft Excel
Basic formulas & functions, building a sustainable budget

Microsoft PowerPoint
How to build impactful presentations

Resume & Interview
Build an internet-friendly resume, and fine tune your interview skills

BCST classes are offered at two different locations including:

One Safe Place 
1100 Hemphill St
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Opening Doors for Women in Need
3600 Horne St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

IT Classroom

The Ladder Alliance tries to eliminate barriers to attending class, by providing snacks before all classes, as well as providing childcare during evening classes, through Clayton YES. Students also earn points for attending class that can be used in our on-site "Success Store" to purchase new or gently-used clothing.

The Ladder Alliance tries to eliminate barriers to attending class, by providing snacks before all classes, as well as providing childcare during evening classes, through Clayton YES.

Students also earn points for attending class that can be used in our on-site “Success Store” to purchase new or gently-used clothing.

Prospective applicants call The Ladder Alliance at 817-834-2100 to apply.

Course Schedule

Morning Afternoon Evening Option (1) Evening Option (2)
Monday - Thursday
8 Weeks
9:00am - 11:30am
Monday - Thursday
8 Weeks
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Monday & Wednesday
15 Weeks
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday
15 Weeks
6:30pm - 8:30pm