ABLE Beginnings

Basic Computer Skills Training, including Microsoft Word & Excel


6-Week Program

Held Monday – Friday

from 9 AM-3 PM

What You'll Learn

MICROSOFT Word & Excel, INTERNET & EMAIL navigation, ELECTRONIC FILE management, APPLY for jobs online , TOUCH TYPING with daily practice.

Other Skills Taught

Practice for interviews and How to use ZOOM video conference platform.

 ALSO INCLUDED: Group Job Search Instruction – Job search basics including resumes, cover letters, interviewing, online job applications, and networking.

These skills enable ABLE Beginnings participants to take charge of their job search, increase employability, and help establish financial independence for themselves and their families. 

For SNAP Recipients

SNAP recipients are eligible to participate in TRAINING and JOB READINESS programs, FREE of CHARGE! Eligibility questions? Click here to meet Operation ABLE's SNAP Outreach Team.


Click on the button to your right to view, print, and/or download the program flyer. Additional questions, contact Patty Ball, ABLE BEGINNINGS Program Manager by email at To learn more about Operation ABLE's other programs, please visit Click here.

Not sure if ABLE Beginnings is for you? View our on-demand INFO SESSION to learn about ABLE's other training programs.

ABLE Beginnings... from the start

When the ABLE Beginnings program was conceived in 2011 it was to provide basic computer skills training to veterans or older employees who had either been downsized or retired after 30 + years of employment. To their credit, many of them realized that to re-enter the job force they needed to update their proficiency and use of basic Microsoft tools such as MS Word and Excel. Read more here.