Computers & iPads Made Easy

Ref: C3841466

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. Students will work at their own pace towards their own specified goals.

Additional information about this course


Course aim

Students will gain confidence using their laptop/iPad/tablet for whatever they want to learn - whether it's sending emails, editing photos, finding things online, letter writing or online shopping!

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:

  • Download and use apps for specific purposes
  • Send emails with attachments (photos or documents)
  • Find information 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 as it's helpful to learn using your own device. We can also troubleshoot any problems you might be having with it.

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

Download full course outline

Computers & iPads Made Easy Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.


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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