IT Improvers

Ref: C3741830

This course will provide students with an opportunity to build on their computer skills. Over 12 weeks various topics will be covered including sending emails, creating documents in Word and using search techniques to find out information from the Internet.

Course aim

The aim of this course is to allow students to continue to build on their computer skills. Topics will include sending emails, creating documents in Word and using the Internet to obtain information.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Complete at least 2 Internet Quiz sheets.
  • Add 2 images to "My Pictures" from Google Images.
  • Send at least 2 emails (with attachments) to Course Tutor.
  • Create, format and print documents in Word.
  • Add images to 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

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?

  • Nothing else is needed

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

IT Improvers 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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