Improve your Basic IT Skills - 02

Ref: C3674522

The course is designed to support students to develop their computer skills. Skills will include use of mouse and keyboard control, inserting and formatting text, using the spell checker and using/understanding the keys on the keyboard.

Course aim

To give the student an understanding of Information Communication Technology ICT, Students will be practicing keyboard skills such as position of keys, backspace/delete/shift and so on and their functions

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:

  • Open the Word software to type in text
  • Recall and Save Work from or onto a USB
  • Use a variety of keys on the keyboard such as Shift/Enter/Delete/CTRL and arrow keys.
  • Use different highlighting methods using the keyboard and mouse
  • Eject a USB safely and shut down correctly

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?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • 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
  • 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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Improve your Basic IT Skills - 02

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Waiting List 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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