To be able to use a computer or a laptop confidently. The course will provide a simple hands-on introduction for those who are new to using technology to enhance their essential digital skills. You will gain confidence in using a computer, keyboard and mouse, so that you develop word-processing skills and are able to access the internet safely and legally.
12 hours. Usually 6 weekly sessions of 2 hours or 5 weekly sessions of 2.5 hours.
This course is suitable for those who have no or very little experience of using a computer and wish to develop confidence and enhance their digital skills in using IT.
Yes. You will gain an Entry 2 Award in IT. All our ICT courses embed development of study skills, English, maths and job related skills to help prepare you for study at higher levels and improve your work prospects.
No previous IT experience is required. A basic level of English is needed as this will help you to read and understand the instructions given.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
At the end of the course, your tutor will check your skills to see what you are ready to do next.
You could progress to an Entry 3 course such as Digital & Computer Skills – Improvers or Functional Skills IT at Entry 3.
You will be invited to a 1:1 progress review with your tutor. This will take place either, 15 minutes before or after your normal class time.
You will need a pen, notepad, and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises.
To improve your progress on the course we expect you to attend on time and every session. If you are unable to attend a session, you will be required to inform your tutor with the reason for non-attendance and you will be set work to complete at home.
Joanne Hourigan | Teaching & Learning Manager
T: 0121 464 6583