IT Beginners

Ref: C2420372

Learners will be shown how to use a tablet, if they are not familiar with one to enable them to search the Internet, complete online forms, beware of security whilst browsing. Learners will be given the opportunity to set up email accounts if needed and shown the basic features of emails.

Additional information about this course

In partnership with Clockhouse but aimed at the general public, this course will teach basic IT skills using tablets, such as connecting to wifi, searching the internet for specific services, and sending emails.

Course aim

This course is an Introduction to the Internet, learners will be shown how to use the Internet via a tablet

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

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

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

  • Using a tablet
  • Search the internet
  • Complete online forms
  • Setup email accounts if needed and learning basic features
  • Gain confidence in using IT

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

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Bring along a folder and pen

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

Download full course information sheet

IT Beginners

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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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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