Below are useful websites to help you practice computer skills at home, learn through free online courses, find resources to help you find employment, and stay connected online. If you’re a Byte Back student, please see our Upcoming Events for scheduled tutoring sessions and job labs.

Free Online College Credits & Certificates

Byte Back has partnered with online learning platform Saylor Academy to provide a customized series of certifications you can earn on your own. Students and alumni can earn certificates in topics from C++ Programming to Business Communications and many more, all FREE! Click here or on the image above to get started!

Basic Practice

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Byte Back’s Free Typing Tutorial – relaunched in November 2015 with new features. Take our 20 WPM and 5 error challenge!

Mousercise! – Practice moving and clicking with these exercises

Free Online Learning

TechBoomers – Free digital learning tutorials, including lessons on Facebook, Netflix, and Internet safety

Lynda – THE source for online training, webinars, and courses

With a DC Library Card, the cost of a account goes from $240.00 to FREE!

4 Steps to Sign up Free >>

GCF Learn

GCF – Free and simple online learning

Open culture
Open Culture! – Access FREE online courses on cultural or educational subjects

Khan Academy – Free online learning tutorials

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Professor Messer – IT certification training

Career Development

Byte Back’s Career Services – Online and in-person help crafting a resume, cover letter, preparing for an interview, and searching for a job

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My Next Move – Career Assessment and Profiler

Professional Attire

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Dress for Success – Professional attire for women in DC

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Suited for Change – Professional attire for low-income women

Internet Access

EveryoneOn – Free and low-cost Internet service provider

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Internet Essentials – Affordable Internet at home for eligible families

Online Security

OnGuard Online – short videos help you protect your information and avoid viruses on the Internet