Computer Skills For Work - Beginners

Ref: C3747507

This beginners / improvers course is designed to help build confidence in your ability to use the fundamentals of Word. Developing digital skills and independence in using software, whilst thinking about returning to work.

Course aim

To develop your digital confidence. Also, to help you feel more capable in your ability to use Microsoft Word and the Internet for your work and home life. Using Microsoft Office 2010.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • Please note: - You must have experience of using a mouse and keyboard and have an email address. Access to a computer using Microsoft Office to practice your skills outside of the lesson is necessary. JCP & libraries do have computers that you can use to practice (however-you may need to book).

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

  • Learners will understand the main features of digital devices and their uses including computers, mobile phones, and tablets.
  • Learners will be able to search and navigate information and content online using digital devices.
  • Learners will understand processes and terminology used to enter and edit documents in Microsoft Word.
  • Learners will recognise formatting in text includes bold, underline, italics, font sizes and colours, text alignment, bulleted and numbered lists.
  • Learners will understand the terminology of online communication, including: • emailing • texting • messaging apps • video calls • contacts

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Please bring your email address and any passwords required to access your email account. Paper and pen. Glasses if required. A folder to keep your handouts and work in.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Computer Skills For Work - Beginners


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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