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Computing for Improvers

Concessionary Fee: £10.00
Course Level


Start Date

Tue 9 Nov 2021


5 weeks

Concessionary Fee: £10.00

Course content

  • 5. Confidently use email creating new, attachments and forwarding functions.
  • 1. Edit and create professional documents, letters, flyers and posters using Microsoft Word.
  • 2. Use the cut, copy and paste functions
  • 3. Use the basics of Microsoft Excel for creating useful spreadsheets for the home or office, perform calculations using formulas and functions
  • 4. Understand the Windows File structure, working with different file types, manage files and folders


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 and a range of office based ICT applications.

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?

    Pathway to Business and It available free to learners who are, 19+, unemployed and looking for work.

    Learners will be able to complete the below qualifications:-

    Autumn Term – from September 2020

    · Computers for Beginners

    · Computers for Improvers

    · Digital Skills Level 1

    · ICT Level 2 – Spring Term

    You can enrol on individual courses if preferred. Please note some fees may apply to individual courses.

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

Concessionary Fee: £10.00

Course details

  • Tutor: Lisa Murphy
  • Time: 1230-1430
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Autumn
  • Location: Gainsborough
  • Full fee: £30.00
  • Concessionary fee: £10.00


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