• Computing

Why take this course?

The primary aim of this course is to build your confidence when it comes to computers and IT – so if you have no computing experience at all, then this course is for you!

This course will provide a good all round introduction to computers and computing.  Starting with switching on, moving onto how to navigate windows and ending on saving storing and printing data.

What you will experience

This course will cover basic but essential computer functions, so that you can effectively operate a computer for personal, practical use. You will also undertake a National Unit in Using Computer Applications (F7H8 08).

This course is designed to introduce learners to the basics of computing, file management, keyboarding skills and simple word processing.

Course content may be tailored by the tutor to meet the needs of individual groups of learners, and will include:

  • Very basic computing skills
  • Basic mouse and keyboard functions
  • Familiarisation with the Windows environment
  • Basic file management
  • Introduction to Word