To be able to use a computer or a laptop. The course will provide a simple hands-on introduction for those who are new to using technology. Learners will gain confidence in using a computer, and keyboard so that you develop word-processing skills and are able to access the internet.
12 hours – usually 6 weekly sessions of 2 hours.
This course is suitable for those who have no or very little experience of using a computer and wish to develop confidence and skills in using IT.
Yes. You will gain an Entry 2 Award in IT Open Systems and Enterprise
No previous IT experience is required. A basic level of English is needed as this can help you to read and understand the instructions given.
By the end of the course students will be able to:
You could progress to an Entry 3 course such as Computers - Second Step, or the more confident could progress straight onto our Digital Skills - Entry 3 course.
By practising with your tutor's guidance
Notepad, pen or pencil and a folder to keep your work in. You will also need to supply a memory stick.
Bring a pen and notebook to make notes
Attend all the sessions as this is essential to your understanding
Microsoft support website - https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb
Contact: Joanne Hourigan at Trittiford Centre 0121 464 6583 if you would like some more information.