The free resources and computer classes provided here can help you be more comfortable using a computer and the internet, help you build the applied digital skills needed to participate in today’s digital economy, or help you start or advance your education in computer careers.

Build your computer skills

Microsoft digital literacy courses offered in partnership with LinkedIn:

  • Basic computer skills video courses include “Computer and Device Basics,” Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel
  • “Working and collaborating online” computer courses include how to find information online and how to use chat, video calls, and video meetings
  • Microsoft also offers tips and resources on protecting your privacy, using the internet safely and combating online bullying and harassment.

Build skills for in-demand tech jobs 

To access newly available tools and resources, job seekers can visit opportunity.linkedin.com to begin pursuing in-demand technology skills for free across LinkedIn, Microsoft Learn and GitHub.

  • Microsoft’s technical hands-on learning modules can help you arrive at your goals faster, with more confidence and at your own pace.
  • edX has real college courses from Harvard, MIT, and more of the world’s leading universities.
  • Microsoft and LinkedIn Learning courses include computer skills in software development, IT support/helpdesk, IT administration, and graphic design