ICT - Beginners

Ref: C2419597

This course will help you to develop confidence and improve your ICT skills.

Additional information about this course

Min Entry2 English is required

Course aim

This is a practical course in which you will learn how to use a computer and understand / navigate some of the main areas of Microsoft Windows (e.g. MS Word). You will also learn how to use the internet and CV writing skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Identify, open and use the Internet.
  • How to search for jobs online.
  • MS Word skills (e.g. Writing letters, how save a document etc).
  • Using the internet (e.g. sending e-mails, shopping online).
  • Practical ICT skills.

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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • A USB may be useful to save your work.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

ICT - Beginners 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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