Improve your Computer Skills

Ref: C2338868

Improve your computing skills by using various programs from Microsoft Office 2010: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, presentation, internet and email. Open to all - beginners and improvers.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to learn more about computers and improve skills whether you are a beginner or an improver.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Demonstrate increased confidence and skills in using a computer.
  • Improve skills and knowledge of your chosen Microsoft Office 2010 program.
  • Learn IT skills that will assist in moving on to volunteering or employment.
  • Enjoy learning in a welcoming atmosphere.

How will I be taught?

  • Learners work through resources designed especially for their chosen IT topic.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course outline

Improve your Computer Skills Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online 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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