Moving on with Computers

Ref: C3530266

This course will teach you how to safely research, download and use a variety of websites/apps as well as how to use Microsoft package (or equivalent).

Course aim

Consolidate and extend digital skills to prepare for work and improve personal productivity.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

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

  • Research, list, choose and use different websites/apps to improve personal and work skills
  • Identify and be able to use different programmes used in an office environment
  • Edit or create a document (cvs, letters, posters, agendas, letters) using available software
  • Edit or create databases (use of sort, filter, queries, reports)
  • Edit or create a spreadsheet

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

What else do I need to know?

  • You will need a USB for saving work on. Your own device is desirable but, if not, we will have tablets to use.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Access to mobile phone/tablet will be beneficial but such devices will be provided.

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/
  • Qualification with college or NST.

Download full course information sheet

Moving on with Computers

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

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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