Information and Communication Technology for All

Ref: C3528405

This Information and Communication Technology (ICT) course aims to help beginners and improvers to find their way around a computer including the importance of e-safety. You will acquire the skills and understanding to demystify using the internet, software applications and hardware. You will also have the opportunity to work on individual tasks and projects with the tutor. No Session 25/10/2017

Course aim

To enable beginners/improvers in Information Communication Technology to access the benefits of using computers as tools in the 21st Century. Internet safety and security introduction included.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Demonstrate use of the internet to email and access information/help/legal software/cloud services.
  • Consider internet safety and security.
  • Demonstrate effective use of MS Word/MS Publisher to create, save, share, edit and retrieve documents/publications.
  • Use a multi-function printer to print, scan and copy.
  • Use CD/DVD and USB memory devices to save and transfer files.

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

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • You may bring your own laptop PC or tablet computer if you wish.

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

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Information and Communication Technology for All Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

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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