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Basic Computer

Basic Computer

Ensure that you have the computer skills you need for success. New Horizons Computer Learning Centers offers beginner through advanced courses for popular Microsoft Office and Adobe applications at no-cost to you.

Excel is not just for making tables—learn how to organize data in an easy-to-navigate way that helps you streamline your day-to-day work, as you prepare for the work of the future.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours
Part 3: Duration: 8-hours

With three levels available, regardless of your experience level, you can learn how to create business documents, reports, budgets, proposals, and more.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours

Create, edit, view, present, and share presentations that make an impact and engage your audience.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours

Outlook allows you to connect, organize, and get things done–at home, on the go, and everywhere in between.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours

With native tools and a collection of addable apps, you can tailor Teams to the way you work to help you stay organized. From the chat feature, calls, or video, you and your team can connect anywhere, any time.

Part 1: Duration: 3.5-hours

Adobe Captivate
Plug-and-play content in ready-to-go slides, or use Quick Start Projects to create beautiful, mobile-ready projects in minutes.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours

It’s time to get organized! With easy navigation and search, you can find your notes right where you left them.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours

Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across KP.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours

With dozens of ready-to-use templates and thousands of customizable shapes, Visio makes it easy—and fun—to create powerful flow charts for the workplace.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours

Plan, manage, and deliver work with this powerful, yet simple project management tool.

Part 1: Duration: 8-hours
Part 2: Duration: 8-hours

New Horizons offers the following learning method:


  • Online Live (OLL) – A live classroom experience broadcast online allowing learners to attend training virtually from home or the office.


The flexibility of this program allows you to advance your skills in an efficient way, as you create a solid foundation to build your computer knowledge. Empower yourself today and maximize your effectiveness.

Who Should Enroll?

The Basic Computer Training is intended for BHMT bargaining unit members—whether a beginner or technology master—who want to learn how to better use technology to further their career goals.



How Do I Register?
  1. Click “Register” button below.
  2. View the list of course offerings and click the blue “Basic Computer Applications” button.
  3. Choose your desired course from the drop down menu. Once you have chosen a course, you can sort by start date and time.
  4. Click “Enroll” and complete the Preregistration page. For “Exam Voucher Order?” click “No”
  5. You will receive an email confirmation and instructions from New Horizons confirming your enrollment.

Not sure which course level to take?
The FREE Microsoft Office Assessment can help you choose the right level class!


  • You must be a KP Union Alliance or Coalition Employee with “active” KP employment status.
  • You must have completed your probationary period.
  • You must be a BHMT eligible part-time or full-time KP benefited employee.
  • Open to all regions.

  • None

  • A reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection
  • If you don’t have access to a reliable computer, we can lend you one! Learn more.
  • Current version of a common browser (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox) and Adobe Flash Player
  • Must have a microphone to fully participate in the Online Live courses. Check your computer for Online Live courses


Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.


Unsuccessful Course Completion and Dropped Class Policy

Ben U programs require your time and effort on a consistent basis as well as communicating with the course instructor, tutor, or BHMT Career Development Coach if you are having difficulties or conflicts. Should you not complete your program successfully with a ‘C’ or better, pass, or drop the course by the institution’s 1st drop date, your participation in Trust programs may be suspended for a period of twelve months.