Computer Workshop term 1

Ref: C3670815

A course designed to assist learning from a variety of applications including Micosoft word, Access, Excel PowerPoint, Publisher, Internet and Graphics.

Course aim

To increase confident and skills, using many aspects of Microsoft applications. Learn new IT skills or build upon existing knowledge, gain transferable skills and learn in a relaxed and supportive environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Use Google language translation
  • Use shortcuts
  • Use function keys
  • Insert and format word art
  • Draw lines and format

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Students are advised to make their own notes, a note pad and pen would be useful. A ring binder and plastic wallets to display work.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • It would be useful to watch the TV programme 'Click' or look at their website. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006m9ry look at any new technology articles in newspapers or online.

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

Computer Workshop term 1 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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