Next Session Starts: March 2021

Looking for a job but lacking computer skills? 

“Almost 8 out of 10 middle-skills jobs require computer skills like using spreadsheets and word processors. Without computer skills, your job choices are much more limited.” – Burning Glass Technologies

Join our STEPUP Computer Skills for Employment program! In this 6-week program, you will learn:

  • Computer Basics
  • Introduction to MS Word and MS Excel
  • Internet and Emailing Skills

Program Details:


Session dates: Starts March 2021
Time:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Schedule Monday – Tuesday – Wednesday
Location: Brampton

“When I first came to PALC, I didn’t know anything about computers except how to search on the internet….I learned quite a bit…I would encourage others in coming here.”

–  PALC Graduate

Frequently asked questions:

Does the Basic Computers program offer in-person learning?

Beginning September 7, PALC will be resuming in-person learning for our Basic Computers program. Please see here for more information on our return to in-person learning procedures.

What skills do I need to already have in place in order to participate in the Basic Computer Skills program?

Very few computer skills are required. We would like you to have some basics, including how to turn a computer on and off, how to use a mouse, etc.

Do I need to have my own computer to participate in PALC programs?

No, our Computer Basics class is delivered on-site only, so it is not necessary to have your own computer.

I'm a second language learner. Do I need to provide proof of my CLBA test results?

Yes. You must have a attained a CLBA level 6 in speaking and listening, and you need to be able to provide a copy of your CLBA test results. A reading assesssment will be done to ensure you can handle course materials.

Do I need to attend all the classes?

You must be able to commit to the class times and schedule. Please refer to the program details above for the current times and schedule for this class.

Would you like to register for the STEPUP Computer Basics Skills Program?
Fill out the form below and we’ll get in touch with you!

NOTE: All students enrolled in our in-person learning programs must be fully vaccinated in order to attend classes on-site.

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151 Superior Blvd,
Unit 19-23
Mississauga, ON L5T 2L1


180B Sandalwood Pkwy East,
Suite 300-1
Brampton, ON L6Z 4N6