Community Technology Training Center

  • Since 2001, the CTTC has focused on workforce and educational development for underprivileged students and adults in order for them to work toward and ultimately achieve their educational and employment goals in today's high-tech world. The CTTC serves as an Illinois WorkNet portal that provides a link for community residents to free online training, resources and workshops that promote workforce training and community empowerment.
  • The League remains dedicated to being part of a larger network of workforce professionals committed to raising the economic standards, health and technology education level of the Springfield community.
  • Free internet access is available from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM each weekday except Wednesday afternoon during classes as listed below.

Training Schedule

October

  • 10/04/2017:  **Class canceled**  Word Basic class, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 10/11/2017:  **Class canceled**  Resume Basics: Acquire an understanding of the different types of  resumes and create your own personalized "professional document." This class will include tips on polishing your resume and a certificate of completion will be provided. Please bring schooling and employment history, including dates, to this session. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 10/18/17:  **Class canceled**  Interview Etiquette: Dive into landing the job you want with style, complete with steps on how to: introduce and present yourself professionally, interview role play; assemble  additional documents including a thank you letter. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of this 2 hour training. Prerequisites: Basic Internet and Microsoft Word knowledge and a hard copy of your resume. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 10/25/2017: **Class canceled**  Excel Class, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

November

  • 11/01/2017: Introduction to Computer Basics: learn how to use the basic features of computer and advance your basic typing skills; 2) Internet Basics: increase your knowledge of  this wonderful  world of technology as we coast into and learn what the Internet is and does; 3) How to Create an Email Account: discover how to create your own email account, identify different providers and learn what email can do for you and your professional career through this hands-on training. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 11/08/2017:  Word Basic class, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 11/15/2017: Resume Basics: Acquire an understanding of the different types of resumes and create your own personalized "professional document." This class will include tips on polishing your resume and a certificate of completion will be provided. Please bring schooling and employment history, including dates, to this session. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 11/22/17:  Interview Etiquette: Dive into landing the job you want with style, complete with steps on how to: introduce and present yourself professionally, interview role play; assemble additional documents including a thank you letter. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of this 2 hour training. Prerequisites: Basic Internet and Microsoft Word knowledge and a hard copy of your resume. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 11/29/2017: Excel Class, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

December

  • 12/06/2017: Introduction to Computer Basics: learn how to use the basic features of computer 

and advance your basic typing skills; 2) Internet Basics: increase your knowledge of 

 this wonderful  world of technology as we coast into and learn what the Internet is and does;

3) How to Create an Email Account: discover how to create your own email account,

identify different providers and learn what email can do for you and your professional

career through this hands-on training. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • 12/13/2017:  Word Basic class, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 12/20/2017: Resume Basics: Acquire an understanding of the different types of resumes

 and create your own personalized "professional document." This class will include tips on

polishing your resume and a certificate of completion will be provided. Please bring schooling

and employment history, including dates, to this session. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

  • 12/27/17:  Interview Etiquette: Dive into landing the job you want with style, complete with steps

on how to: introduce and present yourself professionally, interview role play; assemble additional

 documents including a thank you letter. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end

of this 2 hour training. Prerequisites: Basic Internet and Microsoft Word knowledge and a

hard copy of your resume. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The CTTC Lab is located at the Springfield Urban League's Administrative Office located at 100 N.  11th Street in Springfield, Illinois.  Please call 217.789.0830 to register for classes.

The CTTC offers a Certified Illinois WorkNet Adviser who is available to assist lab users connect with job openings and other tools for finding employment.

  • 100 North Eleventh Street
    Springfield, IL 62703
    Phone: 217-789-0830
    Fax: 217-789-9838