Intermediate Computing

Ref: C2338502

This course is aimed at people who want to learn how to organise and manage files and folders on computers. You will also learn how to send and receive emails with attachments and create simple Microsoft Word documents.

Course aim

To give students with basic computer skills the opportunity to practice those skills and learn new skills to enable students to be able to transfer the skills learned to related work outside the classroom.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Create new folders and move files and folders on the computer
  • Move files and folders to and from a data stick
  • Send and receive emails with attachments
  • Create new, simple MS Word documents

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if students bring a notebook and folder for making notes and storing handouts.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Students should satisfy themselves before attending the course that they can use a mouse and have sufficient typing skills.

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Intermediate Computing Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

This course is not available for online enrolment.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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