Computer CORE is a nonprofit organization, 501(c)(3), that offers highly motivated, low-income individuals the opportunity to transform their careers and improve their lives. Students apply to participate in a six-month program designed to prepare them for all aspects of career from computer skills to resume writing and interview advice. CORE’s client-centered approach features affordable classes, convenient scheduling, and multiple locations, making career advancement a more attainable goal.
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Computer C.O.R.E. main office located at:
5881 Leesburg Pike,
Falls Church, VA 22041
For TTY, call 711 for the VA Relay Service.
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CORE's six-month computer training course helps students conquer fears and learn computer basics:
- Microsoft Office - Word, Excel & PowerPoint
- eMail and Internet Explorer
Instructors advise and mentor students, identifying existing skills, nurturing interests and working on:
- Writing resumes & Cover Letters
- Job search strategies
In additions, student can receive:
- FREE refurbished computer to own at home
- The opportunity to enroll at Northern Virginia Community College, apply to financial aid and receive seven college credits for coursework at CORE
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Computer CORE Workshops
CORE’s Skills-Building Program offers more than 20 skills-building workshops that are designed for community members seeking knowledge and skills to succeed in today’s ever-changing job market, to transition into a new career, or simply to learn a new skill that will make life/work easier. Some of the classes teach beginning skills. Others provide intermediate and advanced training. All classes have a focus on developing hands-on experience with software, hardware, and skills development.
Certificates are also offered in 4 different subject areas.
- Accounting and Finance
- Administrative Excellence
- Customer Service Excellence
- IT Office Maintenance and Troubleshooting
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News & Updates
Find out what's happening at Computer CORE
Spring2Action, an annual day of online giving, is coming on Wednesday, April 20. The Mason-Hirst Foundation typically offers us a match of $500; this year, they have become very excited about our Women’s Training Program at the Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque, which was a pilot developed and launched through the support of Giving Together, and they have[…]
Contribute Today — for Double the Dollar, and the Impact Your investment in CORE is an investment in our students, volunteers, and mission. Your gift is especially important now. The Cafritz Foundation is matching dollar-for-dollar all contributions! Please consider a year-end contribution to CORE now, and your contribution will be doubled! DONATE NOW! Sign Up[…]
UCM Partnership: Since January 2013, CORE had offered our 6-month program at Gum Springs Community Center in partnership with Fairfax County. This gave CORE students access to a modern computer lab in that community, plus it allowed the County to increase impact of their computer lab. This July, our new partnership with UCM created a[…]