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Best Places For Computer Classes In OC

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With the economy still recovering, it's wise to expand your skills, knowledge and expertise. Computer classes are a great way to grow professionally and make you more competitive in the job market. Whether you are looking for a new job and want to stand out among other candidates, or just want to sharpen your skills for an existing job, these are the best places for computer classes near you. 

New Horizons
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New Horizons
Various Locations
(714) 221-3100

With 30 years of experience providing IT training, New Horizons provides an array of computer classes and certifications. See the variety of class topics and certifications on the website. Additionally, New Horizons provides instruction to some of the world's most prominent IT companies including Microsoft and Cisco, so you can be certain that the training offered is not only top-notch, but also cutting-edge. Several learning environments are provided to suit your learning style: group classes, private classes and even online classes are available. Digital art classes are also available for those that want to grow artistically while still advancing technologically.

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ONLC Training Centers
Various Locations
(800) 288-8221

No matter what kind of computer training you are looking for, ONLC Training Centers offers a class for it. Providing computer training for more than 28 years, ONCL Training Centers teach beginning, intermediate and advanced classes for computer programs and languages including Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, JavaScript, Microsoft applications and .NET, to name a few. ONCL even has corporate computer services that can help organizations thrive.

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Soft-Train, Inc.
2932 S. Daimler St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(949) 242-3600

Soft-Train, Inc. provides several business and technical computer courses. A variety of software development and basic computer courses are offered to help students learn how to advance the use of online business applications through website development and design, database management, ecommerce solutions, macro development and database systems analysis. For those that need help financing computer training, Soft-Train, Inc. can help; student financing and state-funded training options are available. To speak with a Soft-Train, Inc. business consultant about student financing, fill out this form, and you will be contacted within 48 hours.

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Orange Coast Database Associates, Inc.
32422 Alipaz St. Suites B-3B & B-4A
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 489-1472

Orange Coast Database Associates provides training at their facility, and teachers also travel to teach classes on site. The classes offered are taught by instructors with many years of professional experience teaching adults and are perfect for working professionals who want to hone their database management skills. From Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint to Access, Orange Coast Database Associates, Inc. has you covered.

Seniors Citizens Learn Computer Skills
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South County Outreach
7 Whatney, Suite B
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 461-9066

Interested in brushing up your computer skills or learning from scratch? South County Outreach offers a terrific computer learning lab which coaches students and helps them improve their computer skills. If you need to learn Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel Powerpoint or Outlook, the program can develop you into a computer whiz. What's more is the program is geared towards assisting those who are unemployed or underemployed to improve their computer skills in hopes to increase job opportunities.

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at

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