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.
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.
Be able to commit to attend the weekly sessions.
Mix of tutor input; individual written tasks; group discussions; computer and online practical tasks.
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.
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.