Individuals who take computer classes as part of adult education programs, such as at a community college, may need to pay technology fees or tuition per credit hour if the courses are taken for credit. Some colleges offer audit options that waive the cost of tuition.
Free computer classes are often available at community centers, senior centers or at local high schools for adults. Some corporations or professional organizations offer free computer classes to aid adults with job training skills. Curriculum for adult education computer classes focus on hardware and operating systems, Internet browsing and searching, and specialized programs that teach word processing or spreadsheet operations.