Using Your I-Pad or Tablet for Volunteers

Ref: C3743869

This course provides an introduction in the use of tablets (iPads and Android) for email, internet access and entertainment in a relaxed, friendly environment. Every student is catered for individually and the course content will be customised to accommodate the students’ requirements.

Additional information about this course

This course is run by the WEA, working in partnership with East Surrey College delivering Adult Learning across the East Surrey area. This course is for volunteers.

Course aim

To provide an introduction to the setting up, managing and using an iPad or android tablet The students will start to gain the knowledge and confidence to use and manage their tablet Topics will be tailored to include the students' own interests

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Personalise my tablet using the Settings
  • Take, edit and share photos using photos app, Email and Cloud Storage
  • Download Apps from the online store
  • Use Skype/Facetime to communicate
  • Create, save and share documents using my tablet

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 be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring your own iPad or Windows or Android tablet. You will need to know your account passwords.

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 as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course information sheet

Using Your I-Pad or Tablet for Volunteers

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

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

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