To develop computer skills and enable you to understand how to use IT to do simple searches on the internet, send emails and create a document such as a business letter using appropriate software.
30 hours – usually 15 weekly sessions of 2 hours.
This course is suitable for people with very basic computer knowledge or those who have completed a basic I.T. course such as Computers - First Step. You will further develop your computer skills and gain a qualification.
Yes. You will gain an Entry Level 3 Certificate in Using IT.
A basic knowledge of IT and how to use a QWERTY keyboard.
By the end of the full course you will have learnt the following useful information:
Following completion of this course you will be able to progress onto IT Skills for Work - Level 1 qualification or other Level 1 IT courses including Word Processing, Spreadsheets and PowerPoint Presentations.
You will be taught in a group, by demonstration, through group work, by individual practice and with one-to-one assistance from your tutor.
We aim to match the teaching to a wide range of individual learning styles and to make your learning enjoyable, challenging and rewarding. You will also be given homework to complete outside the classroom.
You will need a pen, notepad, and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises. You will also need to supply a memory stick. Access to a computer or any other IT device outside the classroom will be useful, but is not essential.
To achieve success on the course you will need to attend regularly. If you need to miss a class, please let us know in advance.
You will need to ensure that you allow sufficient time for self-study and complete any homework set. You will be expected to complete all assessments and complete the full course.
For more information about Birmingham Adult Education Service: www.learnbaes.ac.uk
BBC: A Beginners Guide to IT http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/connect/BBC_First_Click_Beginners_Guide.pdf
If you would like more information about this computer course contact Joanne Hourigan on 0121 464 6583