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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Students can re-enrol or progress to Continuing Computing Very Gently or other computing courses offered by the college. Please browse the website for more details.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course. This course is suitable for home computer users who wish to acquire knowledge or improve their computer skills.

What does this programme involve?

You will become more confident when using your home P.C. Specifically you will learn:
- About using ICT to find information, search the internet and save pictures to file;
- How to carry out straight forward searches to find specific information;
- How to load and exit programs;
- To understand the basic terminology used in computing;
- How to open word-processing packages, input text, change fonts, editing and formatting;
- How to use email including sending an attachment, reply to email, saving a received attachment.

A College Certificate will be awarded on request.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

There will be discussion and demonstrations, but the majority of learning will be through 'hands on' experience.

What else do I need to know?

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

Additional costs are unlikely but the tutor will advise.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1270.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
C942A Eastleigh College 4/10/2018 Thu 10:00 – 12:00 7 £105.00 £105.00
C942B Eastleigh College 31/1/2019 Thu 10:00 – 12:00 7 £105.00 £105.00

* 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 any 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.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.