Byte Back offers FREE TECH TRAINING in Washington, DC and Prince George’s County, Maryland. Beginner courses start with email lessons and move up a pathway to official Microsoft and IT certifications. At Byte Back, you will get the skills you need to get hired!
How to Register
We host in-person registration and Info Sessions for beginner, intermediate, and advanced certification courses throughout the year. With a full pathway of computer training, you can find the course that’s right for you.
See the Info Session schedule below. Don’t see the class you’re looking for? Explore all of our class options, and fill out an interest form for the level that’s right for you. We’ll email you when there are classes and spots available.
You must pass an assessment to qualify for intermediate and advanced certification courses. You must also pass an in-person interview with admissions staff to qualify for advanced courses.
NOTE: You must be able to sign into your email as part of the assessment.
Prospective students need the following to register:
- Government-Issued Photo ID
- Proof of Social Security – Social Security card, W-2 form*
- Birth Certificate, Passport, or Voter Registration Card*
*Students who enroll in a class at a DC Public Library do not need to provide these documents.
Registration for Beginner’s Classes
Byte Back is now registering for a PC for Beginners classes at Skyland Workforce Center and Southwest Family Enhancement Center at Greenleaf Gardens:
PC for Beginners at Skyland Workforce Center
2509 Good Hope Road SE
Washington, DC 2002
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Oct. 9 – Oct. 31
If you’re interested in this course, you can register at Skyland Workforce Center on Friday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. You can also register at Byte Back’s offices (899 North Capitol St. NE, Ste. 850) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Seats for this class are limited and registration is first come, first served.
PC for Beginners at Southwest Family Enhancement
Center at Greenleaf Gardens
203 N Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.
Oct. 15 – Nov. 26
If you’re interested in this course, you can register at Byte Back’s offices (899 North Capitol St. NE, Ste. 850) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Please bring a DC photo ID and birth certificate or Social Security card. Seats for this class are limited and registration is first come, first served.
Registration Events for MD Certification Classes
Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel Information and Testing Sessions
This course will take place Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m., Oct. 22 – Dec. 14 at Patriot Technology Training Center, 5800 Martin Luther King Jr. Hwy, Capitol Heights, MD. The Information and Testing Sessions below will be held at Byte Back headquarters, 899 North Capitol St. NE, Ste 850.
Please register at this link if you are planning to attend a Testing Session. You must be a Maryland resident, attend an Testing Session, meet eligibility requirements, pass an assessment, and successfully interview to register for this advanced course.
Note: These classes are for Maryland residents only – you must bring a government-issued ID to the Info Session. DC residents should call the Byte Back office for more information about classes in DC.