What opportunities will this course give me?
If you lack confidence using the internet or would like to learn some basic computing skills, this Computing for Beginners course could be perfect for you. We will gently introduce you to the essentials of keeping safe online, cover popular software packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and improve your internet skills.
For a nominal fee of only £5 per person for a five week course, this course will enable you to improve your confidence when using the computer.
Please browse our other courses under £5 - these are open to anyone aged 19+ and are a great way to meet people, learn new skills, and explore different interests in a safe and supportive environment.
Eastleigh College offer a variety of leisure courses to suit all interests - please browse the website for further details.
What will I be learning?
You will become more confident when using a computer. We will aim to cover:
• Using the mouse and keyboard
• Searching to find specific information
• Understanding the basic terminology used in computing
• Opening word-processing packages, input text, change fonts, editing and formatting
• Using email including attachments, replying to emails, and saving a received attachment
There will be opportunity to ask questions and receive guidance from one of our friendly tutors.
Although this course does not lead to a qualification, an Eastleigh College certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.
Why is this course for me?
This course is a great way to build confidence when using a computer either for home or work, as well as enhancing your employment prospects.
There will be discussion and demonstrations, but the majority of learning will be through 'hands-on' experience.
How will my learning be enhanced?
On this workshop, you will be taught by a qualified and experienced tutor, ready to support you on your journey.
Your tutor will be both friendly and accommodating, ensuring your experience on the workshop is stimulating and rewarding.
Why is Eastleigh College my best choice?
Here at Eastleigh College, we are proud of our welcoming learning environment. Youll be learning alongside other people who are keen to learn the same skills, opening you up to individuals with similar interests and mind-sets to you.
Our aim is for learners to complete their chosen course, equipped with new skills and feeling proud of what they have achieved.
What do I need to sign up?
There are no formal entry requirements, all beginners welcome. The course is suitable for all adult learners aged 19 and over.
Is there anything else I need to know?
This course is suitable for anyone wishing to acquire knowledge or improve their computer skills.
No additional costs are anticipated in respect of this course.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270
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