Computers & iPads Made Easy

Ref: C3840727

This fun, friendly and relaxed course is aimed at anyone who would like learn how to get the most out of their iPad, tablet or computer. The course is suitable for complete beginners or those with more experience as students will work on individually set tasks suited to their ability level and area of interest.

Course aim

The purpose of the course is to help the students enjoy using their computer or tablet by gaining new skills and understanding of their device.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

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

  • Communicate online - using email, Skype, WhatsApp etc
  • Take and edit photos (e.g crop, fix red eye, use filters, create collages etc)
  • Use insurance / flight / holiday / supermarket comparison websites.
  • Create word processed documents (letters or posters) using a tablet or computer.
  • Shop and find the best deals online.

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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Laptops or iPads can be provided but if you have your own, it's best to bring that along instead.

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

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Computers & iPads Made Easy


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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