Computer Confidence

Ref: C2340925

An introduction/revision of various Microsoft Office 2010 programs, for example, Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010, File Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Internet searching and Email.

Course aim

For the absolute beginner or anyone wishing to revise/refresh their computer skills after an absence from IT technology, using Microsoft Office 2010 programs and Windows 10 Operating System.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Demonstrate a greater confidence in using a laptop with Windows 10 as its Operating System.
  • Accessing various Microsoft Office 2010 programs: Word 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and File Explorer.
  • Access Microsoft Edge.
  • Useful internet search methods.
  • Emails with attachments.

How will I be taught?

  • Learners work through tutor created resources designed to build confidence and develop new IT skills.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • WEA provide laptops with Windows 10 as its Operating System.

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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Computer Confidence

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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