Occupational Training

The Charles River Public Internet Center offers a number of education options for individuals and organizations:


CRPIC provides first-rate, affordable computer courses for the general public, corporations, and nonprofit organizations. We are fully licensed by the Division of Professional Licensure’s Office of Private Occupational School Education, which reviews and approves all course curricula and instructor credentials. Most of our trainers have over 10 years of classroom experience. Our curricula match or exceed those of for-profit classes while our fees remain below market.

For more information on any of the following options, call our Education Coordinator at 781-891-9559 x206.

  • Open enrollment classes. View our most recent course catalog with available courses and enrollment fees.
  • Private sessions.Schedule a private session of one of our regular classes for your own employees or organization. Use our computers and trainers, but tailor the standard curriculum to your users’ needs and skill level. Please call 781-891-9559 x206.
  • Personalized curriculum. Have CRPIC develop a unique curriculum that addresses one or more software packages and how your business or organization uses them. We will work with you to develop the specifics of a curriculum that builds the skills you need most. Please call 781-891-9559 x206.


CRPIC has a staff of tutors eager to help community members build computer skills. For availability and scheduling information, call 781-891-9559 x206.

  • One-on-one tutoring.We offer free half- and full-hour sessions on an appointment basis. Typical topics include, but are not limited to:
    • Setting up and using email accounts
    • Learning to navigate the Web
    • Understanding how to set-up and save files
    • Using Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


  • Private tutoring. If you would like be individually tutored on a more advanced topic or have a specific area you would like to explore in greater detail outside a classroom setting, our private tutors are available for $50/hour. You will learn at your own pace and cover the topics that are the most important to you with a professional coach.