Welcome to the ABLE Job & Resource Center

Programming offered through the ABLE Job & Resource Center is geared towards those that have a working knowledge of a computer and usable know-how of software like Microsoft Office. Workshops offered through this program will help you brush-up on, or raise that know-how to the levels expected in today’s workplace.

This program is FREE to Boston Neighborhood residents and most SNAP recipients.*

FREE Winter & SPRING 2019 Workshops NOW available.

See Schedule below.

Eligibility qualification is required. See notes below workshop schedule for more details.

Click on the buttons below if availability is a concern.  View workshops BY MONTH.

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Current Workshop Offering

APRIL 2019

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

MICROSOFT EXCEL

This Excel training provides the critical skills and tools necessary to manage and analyze data.
These Excel workshops covers specific components within EXCEL. We will help you select the workshop(s) that best addresses your 'knowledge-needs'. Space is limited, call to learn more.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Creating and Using Named Ranges, Sorting and Filtering

April 19, 2019 FRIDAY

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Conditional Formatting & Data Validation

April 22, 2019 MONDAY

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

VLookup, Tables & Pivot Tables, Slicers, Quick Analysis

April 24, 2019 WEDNESDAY

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

MICROSOFT WORD, CRITICAL CORE SKILLS

This training provides the Microsoft Word user with the critical skills necessary to create new documents, open previously created document, use templates, navigate, format, sort and align content. Use tables, Enhance documents with graphics, and use mail merge

Opening and Creating a New Word Document, Overview of the Ribbon

April 29, 2019 MONDAY

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

MAY 2019

Overview of the Ribbon, Tabs, Groups and Commands, Home Tab Font Group

May 1, 2019 Wednesday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Exploring the Clipboard Group, Selecting, Cutting, Pasting and Moving Test

May 6, 2019 Monday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Working with Tables

May 8, 2019 Wednesday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Inserting Pages & Breaks, Comments, Text Boxes; Page Layouts

May 13, 2019 Monday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Mail Merge

May 15, 2019 Wednesday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

MICROSOFT POWERPOINT

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Brief Review of PowerPoint - Not Just for Presentations

MAY 20, 2019 Monday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Taking it to the Next Level (Wicked Good Text Effects)

MAY 22, 2019 Wednesday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Creating the WOW Factor

MAY 29, 2019 Wednesday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

JUNE 2019

ONSITE ASSESSMENT TEST required BEFORE class placement. Call Patty Ball to learn more 617.542.4180 x136

Creating an Awesome Presentation

JUNE 3, 2019 Monday

*Schedules are subject to modification.

2019 WORKSHOP DETAILS

REMINDER: ON-SITE Assessment testing is REQUIRED prior to participation.  For more information, contact Patty Ball - Program Manager, ABLE Job Resource Center x136 pball@operationable.net.

All workshops are held from 10 am - 12:30 pm

Workshops are held Monday through Thursday

Workshops located at 174 Portland St., 5th Floor, Boston

Directions, transportation info found here

*To learn more about eligibility criteria, call 617.542.4180 x136 or

attend a FREE WEDNESDAY INFO SESSION.

Operation ABLE offers workshops through the ABLE Resource Center Program to mature workers who already have a working knowledge of technology, but want to brush up on their existing skills. The workshops offer a mix of computer skills training most requested by employers, and job search skills needed to find employment in today’s job market. Workshops cover Essential Microsoft Office skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word, optimizing resumes and cover letters for online job applications, preparing social media profiles for job searching and effective online job searching.

IMPORTANT REMINDER FOR POTENTIAL PARTICIPANTS

First step... Attend a FREE WEDNESDAY INFO SESSION, details found here.
REMINDER: You must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

For more information contact Patty Ball - Program Manager, ABLE Job Resource Center x136 pball@operationable.net.