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What opportunities will this course give me?

Learners can progress to other computing courses held at the college. Please browse the website for details.

What will I be learning?

This course is designed to progress your basic computing skills and increase your confidence to ensure you feel competent and able to use a computer to search the internet, manage an email account and produce basic documents.

You will build on the knowledge already learned either from previous experience or from attending the beginners course. You will become more confident when using your home P.C.

Computing for Improvers will allow you to develop your skills using Microsoft Word. You will learn:

• How to add pictures and shapes, using Clipart and images downloaded from the internet
• How to incorporate flow charts and graphs into your documents

You will also learn how to download pictures from a camera and use these images to create cards, invitation, etc using Microsoft Publisher.

You will be introduced to Microsoft Excel and learn how to set up simple spreadsheets.

A College Certificate will be awarded on request.

Why is this course for me?

The sessions are delivered in an informal, friendly environment and the programme is taught using a range of demonstrations and discussion. Handouts are provided to assist you further and to encourage you to practice your new skills at home or in the office.

Within the sessions you will be encouraged to discuss your concerns, and solutions will be sought to meet your individual needs.

What do I need to sign up?

There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course. This course is suitable for home computer users who wish to improve their computer skills in order to communicate by letter and email and search the internet.

Is there anything else I need to know?

Please bring a pen and paper/notepad to the class.

Additional costs are unlikely but the tutor will advise.

Application Information

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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14/1/2022 - Apply Now


Eastleigh College

Session code





10:00 – 12:00





24+: £108.00

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C945B Eastleigh College 14/1/2022 Fri 10:00 – 12:00 6 £108.00 £108.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need some further advice?

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.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.