ICT for Beginners

Ref: C2420962

This course has been designed to give learners confidence in using Microsoft software. The course covers the Word Processing, Spreadsheet and Internet & Email. The course aims: • To demonstrate the ability to use word processing on a personal computer • To understand and accomplish basic operations associated with creating, formatting and finishing word processed document ready for its distribution. • To provide the student with an understanding of fundamental spreadsheets concepts, practical experience spreadsheets design and implementation involved within spreadsheets • To demonstrate the ability to use web browser and email application on a personal computer. • To understand and accomplish basic operations associated with searching and navigating web sites to access information.

Course aim

Introduction to ICT, and become familiar with software packages

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Log onto a Computer
  • Create a Word Processed Document
  • Search the internet

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?

  • All materials will be provided

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 information sheet

ICT for Beginners

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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