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Computers for Improvers

Concessionary Fee: £5.00
Start Date

Tue 23 Feb 2021


5 weeks

Concessionary Fee: £5.00

Course content

  • Manage files and folders on a computer, to include saving documents and locating where documents are saved
  • Edit and create documents, such as a letters, flyer or posters using Microsoft Word.
  • Create a basic Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for the home or office, and perform basic calculations such as addition using formulas and functions
  • Confidently attach documents when emailing.
  • Print off documents, change settings and trouble shoot common printer errors.


This course is suitable for learners who already have a basic knowledge and some experience of using a computer system but would like to further develop this ability and improve their confidence in using computers.

Course content:

Having had some experience of using the PC or laptop, this course consolidates, refreshes and adds to your knowledge. The course introduces learners to effective storage of computer files e.g. photographs and explores the use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.


  • Learners need to be confident using the mouse and keyboard and know how to get onto the internet to find basic information and can send and receive an email.

What do I need to do this course?

Be able to commit to attend the weekly sessions.

Teaching Methods

  • Mix of tutor input; individual written tasks; group discussions; computer and online practical tasks.

    How is your progress checked?

    Weekly feedback from tutor. Learners will be asked to complete a Personal Learning Record throughout their course and you may be asked to complete a feedback questionnaires for our funding bodies. Observation, questioning, group activities, presentations and discussion.

    What can I do after this course?

    Computers for Beginners

    · Computers for Improvers

    · ICT Level 1

    · ICT Level 2

    Information, Advice and Guidance sessions available at all centres, please ask for further details.

Concessionary Fee: £5.00

Course details

  • Tutor: Lisa Murphy
  • Time: 1000-1230
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: Gainsborough
  • Full fee: £15.00
  • Concessionary fee: £5.00


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