Fairfax Computer Skills Lessons

Looking for private in-home or in-studio lessons? Our Fairfax teachers are ready to get you started. Find your teacher today!

Featured On

How it Works

From finding the perfect teacher to managing payments, scheduling and tracking your progress, we take care of all the details, so you can focus on learning. Learn More

Search for a teacher

Compare hundreds of teachers based on the criteria that matter to you, including background checks, age and experience.

Schedule your lessons

When you've found the perfect match, schedule your lessons online using the teacher's real-time availability.

Connect with your teacher

Your teacher will welcome you with a personalized curriculum to meet your specific goals and you'll be able to manage your entire schedule through our free online account.

Can't find a teacher in Fairfax?

No problem. Our online lesson platform connects you with any teacher, anywhere. All you need is a reliable Internet connection, a webcam and a microphone.

Convenient

Zero travel time is great for a busy schedule.

Affordable

Typically priced lower than local lessons.

Effective

Online students stick with lessons as long as local students.

Learn More

Popular Computer Skills Instructors near Fairfax

Check out some of our most popular teachers near Fairfax including San Francisco, Oakland, Palo Alto, Redwood City and San Mateo.

Showing 7 of 199 results View More

About James B.

Close
Profile_349617_fmy6ztz6x7klk9hylg76
Alameda, CA

View Full Profile
About James
I have 20 years of experience as a tutor. I have had my own private tutoring business. My area of expertise is math (basic arithmetic to“ pre-calculus); however, I have tutored in English (grammar and writing), Computer science (Word, Works, Windows OS, and other general computer problems), as well as other subjects. In addition, I also have 15 years of experience working with after school programs both as a tutor and as a recreational instructor. My recreational activities consisted of cheer leading, dance, computer science, graphic design, music (singing), and board games. I have worked with children of all ages.

NOTE: I'm trying to do more online sessions for my students. If you need in-home tutoring please ask before booking and give a the days & hours that work for you. ALSO, I DO NOT DRIVE!!! Please ask about my availabil
ity and tell me where you live prior to booking me!!!

*** Lesson Details ***
Tutoring sessions are 1 hour minimum to 2 hours maximum (depending on subject).

Basic sessions may consist of the following:
Review of current or past trouble spots
Homework help
Test prep and/or review
Extra practice exercises

Single and multiple subject sessions are possible depending on tutor assessment and availability.

*** Studio Equipment ***
Clients should bring any/all textbooks, class work, tests/quizzes, and teacher's note to all sessions.

Additional learning aids (games, worksheets, books) may be added to session if needed.

*** Travel Equipment ***
Clients should bring any/all textbooks, class work, tests/quizzes, and teacher's note to all sessions.

Additional learning aids (games, worksheets, books) may be added to session if needed.

*** Specialties ***
Math (Elementary to High School)
Writing (Creative and Essay)
Music (Voice - Basics)
Computers (Basic Literacy & Various Programs)
Other
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Pia November 10, 2015
· Arithmetic · In studio
James and I worked together for 4 months at an elementary school tutoring 3-5 graders in math and english. James is professional, intelligent, and creative. It was a pleasure working with him. He cares very much for the youth in our community.
We've stayed in touch via email and are developing a friendship I hope lasts a life time. He is good people.
Silhouette-80
gregory N. October 30, 2015
· Singing · In home
james is a good voice instructor with many years of experience to share with you to get you to be the best singer you can be.
Thumb_55941ae58b1d2_review_image
Sherita N July 1, 2015
· Study Skills · In studio
James is an excellent instructor that has tremendous amount of patience with the most difficult students. He is also very skillful in academics especially English and language arts. He has the unquie ability to break the assignment or steps down for the student to learn on his/her individual level! A great pleasure to work beside him !
View Details
View Profile
James B.

James B.

Alameda, CA 94501
(4)
starting at
$25 / 60-min

About Moataz A.

Close
Profile_54430_pi_10394076_10105197822498965_5195754934643754516_n
Stamford, CT

View Full Profile
About Moataz
I am a Freelance Graphic Designer living in Stamford, Connecticut. I love learning and teaching, like a lot. I teach languages, Lettering, branding, and the basics of Graphic design as well as the adobe programs that bring it to life.

My promise to you is that I will teach you everything I know in the time I'm given and provide you with all sorts of outside resources to get you on your way to fluency and proficiency.

I'll make sure to do my absolute best to get you speaking a new language from day one, learning a Design program immediately, or teaching you how to letter with the rules they don't teach you in school. And best of all, I'll even show you how to actually make money with all of these.

I have a very unique journey into learning where I experienced many places and got a fresh and different understanding to the many su
bjects that I teach. For example my knowledge of multiple languages and travel to different countries gave me an added knowledge of linguistics that I experienced first hand and confirmed in books, so now I know how languages work, and can relate a concept from one language to another even if the languages seem completely different.

My Design work has been very general so I've done a lot of different things before I specialized in hand lettering, so I've done it all from advertisements on billboards to website design and development, to copywriting, to branding from start to finish for companies big and small.

My love for lettering and Calligraphy emerged when I started getting more Logos for client work and my exploration of type wasn't the best answer most of the time so I would letter everything myself, and the rest is history.

I am really passionate about learning and even more passionate about sharing what I've learned. I am efficient, I know what works for different people since I taught in classrooms and tutored way before I knew about Takelessons, and I'm most proud of being praised as a very genuine person. A very common compliment I get is that I sincerely want my students to do well. And it makes me really happy every time someone says it, and I hope that one day you see that and tell me the same thing.

Feel free to find out more about me and ask me anything you want, and I really look forward to one day teach you something that will get you to achieve your goals! :)

Just so there are no surprises, I raise my prices very slightly every 3 months, next time it will go up is on March 3rd 2017. The reason for this is because I get better and more efficient at teaching as time goes by, so that hour that you get now is much more packed with value than the same hour last year or last month.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Lucy J. November 10, 2018
· Adobe Illustrator · Online
Silhouette-80
Fernando November 1, 2018
· Drawing · Online
Very knowledgeable and patient.
Silhouette-80
Charlie H. September 18, 2018
· Graphic Design · In home
Wonderful lesson!!
View Details
View Profile
Moataz A.

Moataz A.

Online
(75)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

About Stephen M.

Close
Profile_113302_pi_selfieKeys%20%282017_06_07%2013_10_59%20UTC%29
Wilmington, NC

View Full Profile
About Stephen
Why should you take lessons from me?
There are some musicians who teach only as a way to make ends meet and there are those who are passionate about education in general. There are some music teachers who will show you how to play songs and call it a day. That's giving the hungry a fish. I prefer to teach the hungry how to catch fish. Why you use a certain rod, line, lure, how to find fish, what fish are edible, how to drive a boat, etc...In musical terms this translates to things such as why you hold an instrument a certain way, the logic behind finger positions, how to construct chords/scales then use them, how to count musically and why, etc...I teach how to think musically and creatively on and off of the page and have a vested interest in the progress of my students.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Brian May 17, 2018
· Piano · In home
Stephen is very patient and introduces thoughtful ways to approach learning and different techniques for mastering the keyboard, sheet music reading and styles.

Highly recommended for any age student.
View Details
View Profile
Stephen M.

Stephen M.

Online
(1)
starting at
$34 / 30-min

About Ulyana H.

Close
Profile_110880_pi_Ulyana.Horodyskyj.CC26
Broomfield, CO

View Full Profile
About Ulyana
My name is Ulyana and I'm passionate about teaching and tutoring! I graduated with a B.S. from Rice University (Houston, TX), specializing in earth sciences (geology and chemistry). I did my Masters in planetary geology at Brown University (Providence, RI), and for my PhD, I trekked over 1500 miles in Nepal, studying glacial lake flooding hazards to Sherpa villages, as well as impacts of pollution on pristine high mountains, including Mt. Everest.

For seven years now, I have either tutored or taught, in classrooms and in the field, all age groups, sharing the joy of science, math - and learning in general! When I was in my teens, I participated in many science fairs and symposia at the national and international level. Then I went to college and grad school in science. Pretty much, science has been my life! For any of your science need
s, with a special focus on astronomy and geology (earth sciences), I'm here to help. I can assist with physics, biology, chemistry and math (algebra, pre-calc, calculus). Given my experience in public speaking, the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) and writing, I can assist with that as well!

If you're interested in creative lessons - with a true focus on your learning experience, I'm your tutor! Often times when working out in the field in extreme locations (e.g., Antarctica and Mt. Everest), I have to MacGyver solutions on the fly. I want to teach you how to think. This skill will serve you well, long into the future.
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Tom C. November 6, 2018
· Study Skills · Online
Ulyana is a most competent ,dedicated teacher who has helped my special needs daughter progress with navigating technology. The situation has been most challenging, but Ulyana has continued with understanding and poise. She has reached out to me immediately to clarify the progress and circumstance which has allowed me to realize why I chose her initially. Her positive demeanor, understanding and willingness to accept a most challenging situation stands out uniquely. I support her in her endeavors completely. Sincerely,Tom
Thumb_112789_pi_LinkedIn%20Pic
Jenelle P. June 21, 2018
· Science · Online
shes really nice. i hope i get to see her again, shes a great teacher.
-jenelles daughter
Silhouette-80
Gabriel April 16, 2018
· Writing · Online
She was very knowledgeable and presented the information clearly. My writing greatly improved.
View Details
View Profile
Ulyana H.

Ulyana H.

Online
(4)
starting at
$25 / 30-min

About Joshua G.

Close
Profile_123771_pi_IMG_0523
Teaneck, NJ
View Full Profile
About Joshua
Hey future students!

A while back, I taught myself photoshop. Since then I perfected my craft and have had hundreds of clients in my own freelance business.

Yes, hundreds.

And they always love my work!

But what was more important for me was being able to create anything I could imagine and share that with the world.

Photoshop is a tool that lets you bring your thoughts to the screen and being comfortable in the program is like having a super-power.

So how do you get this ability?

I’ll tell you...

I will teach you everything from the ground up so you become a Photoshop master. Starting with the basics and then moving to advanced concepts.

You will know all the tips, tricks and hot-keys that will have you buzzing about the app like a wizard. . When you are able to utilize Photoshop like this, people are so impres
sed they might hire you or share your work with their friends… i.e. you end up going viral. You might think of the next great business Idea and now you will finally be able to create your vision.

This may just be the most powerful course you take to date.

So click the link and let's get started right now…

It’s going to blow your mind when you learn how much power Photoshop actually gives you.

Now, with this tutoring, I am giving you something valuable that took me a long time to master. Not everyone is willing to invest time and effort into improving themselves, but you are so you deserve the best.

In my course, you’ll learn:
Photoshop core and advanced functionality
+
Why certain graphics look perfect while others are doomed from the get-go

The 3 simple traits that all great designs have in common

How to easily edit and retouch photos to make flawless or surreal content

And so much more...

- Josh
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
benjamin April 19, 2018
· Adobe Photoshop · Online
Joshua was a great teacher, very helpful! Thanks again
View Details
View Profile
Joshua G.

Joshua G.

Online
(1)
starting at
$17 / 30-min
View More
View Previous

About Freeman Ulrich T.

Close
Profile_137040_pi_E3FF817A-7FAC-4448-B638-05CDC26B0B72
Bradenton, FL
View Full Profile
About Freeman Ulrich
My name is Freeman Talla, I’m a “Summa Cum laude” graduate from Kennesaw State University with a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, currently a full-time firmware Engineer at United Technologies Corporation.
I have been offering tutoring classes while being in college, in math and computer programming courses to students. I enjoy sharing knowledge and demystifying complex topics.
Never forget: “Your potential is limitless”
...
Reviews
Silhouette-80
Beruke September 23, 2018
· Math · In home
Coach Freeman as I would refer to him simply because he is like a coach. He taught me calculus 2 and eletric machine. He knows the Material birthday than the professors are teaching the class he knows every single math from algebra 2 different you'll equations to calculus 3. Here rarely has to go reference the book as he knows the material very well and will show you the best way to understand the material best money ever spent I could not have graduated college without the help of coach Freeman
View Details
View Profile
Freeman Ulrich T.

Freeman Ulrich T.

Online
(1)
starting at
$50 / 30-min

About Scott R.

Close
Profile_137270_pi_me
Mill Valley, CA

View Full Profile
About Scott
I have been using excel for over 20 years and can help you with almost anything.

----- PIVOT TABLES ------
Discover the power of pivot tables and how they can be used to group and summarize data to quickly uncover insights.

----- VISUALIZATION ------
Explore data visually with pivot charts and graphs, and then prepare dashboards, scorecards, and/or executive presentations to share your findings.

----- VLOOKUP ------
Simplify the process of writing VLOOKUP functions with helpful tips and powerful alternatives such as nested functions using INDEX and MATCH.

----- BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ------
Leverage best practices for how to structure your spreadsheets, models and pivots so that they are nimble and able to fuel insightful, data-driven decision making.
...
View Details
View Profile
Scott R.

Scott R.

Mill Valley, CA 94941
starting at
$42 / 30-min

Why TakeLessons?

Play-button

Popular Cities

Popular Computer Skills Lessons

Are You a Teacher?

Find out how TakeLessons can help you grow and manage your business

Learn More