Computer Literacy Class

Students may choose from four concentrations/sections:

Basic Computer Literacy

This Computer Literacy concentration/section is designed to familiarize students with basic computer operations, the basic features of Microsoft Office Word, and the Internet. The curriculum includes: introduction to basic computer knowledge, Microsoft Office (document creation, text formatting, document saving and storing), Internet related issues (Internet search, e-mail, electronic greetings, maps and directions, online shopping), and exploration of Illinois workNet site (an online job search). Each student receives a free copy of an illustrated handbook in Polish and a free USB flash drive. Depending on the availability of State funding:

  • the class is provided either at no cost through the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
  • or the total cost is $200.

Classes are conducted in Polish.

Please call for the current schedule: (773) 481-5418.

Intermediate MS Word and Basic Excel

This Computer Literacy concentration/section is designed to familiarize students with the intermediate features of Microsoft Word and the basic features of Microsoft Excel. The curriculum includes:

  • MS Word: text formatting; applying borders and shading; using headers and footers; tabs and styles; using, modifying, and inserting pictures/symbols; creating tables and graphics, labels and envelopes; and mail merge.
  • MS Excel: keyboard navigation; data types; inserting data; basic functions and formulas.


Each student receives printed materials and a USB flash drive. The total cost is $200.

Please call for the current schedule: (773) 481-5418.

Introduction to QuickBooks

This Computer Literacy concentration/section is designed to familiarize students with the basic features of QuickBooks.
The curriculum includes: bookkeeping fundamentals; setting up a company; working with lists; setting up inventory; invoicing for services; processing payments; working with bank accounts; entering and paying bills; and interpreting financial reports.Each student receives instructional materials and a USB flash drive. The total cost is $250.  The class is conducted in Polish.

Please call for the current schedule: (773) 481-5418.

Intermediate QuickBooks

This Computer Literacy concentration/section is designed to familiarize students with more advanced features of QuickBooks.
The curriculum includes: working with multiple users; customizing Forms and working with Layout Designer; customizing reports - advanced techniques; Online Payments and Intuit Payment Network; working with Time; working with Leads and potential customers; setting up budgets; planning work with QuickBooks; and calendars.

Each student receives instructional materials and a USB flash drive. The total cost is $250.  The class is conducted in Polish.

Please call for the current schedule: (773) 481-5418.

Pay For Your Classes Online Using Credit Card

Please note that students MUST be accepted into the program or class before making a payment. For more information, please call 773 282-1122 ext. 418

To pay for your class online click HERE.

Course offerings and schedule are subject to change.


The school is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (www.ibhe.org).

The Polish American Association is not accredited with a U.S. Department of Education recognized accrediting body.

Complaints, which cannot be resolved by direct negotiation with the School in accordance to our written grievance policy, may be filed with the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701 or at complaints.ibhe.org/.