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Salt Lake Technical College

Foundational Skills

The Basic Skills courses are intended for students new to computers who want support learning to navigate and complete basic computer actions. The College Academic Readiness Course offers individualized, self-paced instruction in reading, mathematics, and keyboarding to prepare students for introductory courses. Students enrolled in the Basic Computer Skills course will learn essential computer components, practice keyboarding skills, learn how to use the internet, email, and social media, plus job readiness skill.


*These programs offer academic credit, which means that the courses taken as part of the certificate program can be applied toward a degree program.


*Short-term not-for-credit programs are ideal for individuals seeking to gain practical skills and knowledge for immediate application in the job market. They can be a quicker route to workforce entry or advancement.