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Stage 1 PC beginners: get started with a PC (free course)

A 10 week course aimed at developing the skills of IT learners who currently have limited experience in using computers.

This course will take you through the basics of computers and their uses. You will develop a better understanding of your computer, the desktop, basic mouse and keyboard techniques, basic file management, email usage and basic internet shopping.  You will learn to use your computer more confidently.

Some key elements of the course include:

  • Switching on and getting started
  • Using your mouse and knowing your desktop
  • Digital Responsibility and Online Safety
  • Setting up accounts for emails and online services
  • Browsing the web and accessing media sites such as YouTube, Google Images etc
  • Basic word processing skills

Who is it suitable for?

This course is an ideal follow on from the Get Swansea Online 5 week Free computer courses for beginners, but equally suitable for those with limited experience who wish to learn to use their computers more confidently.

10 week course. The first week will involve an information, advice and guidance session to consider course and workshop choices and their suitability to meeting learner needs.

Course days/datesCourse info
Fridays 2.30pm - 4.30pm
27 April - 6 July 2018
Place: Civic Centre IT Suite
Tutor: Nathalie Salomon
Code: 2123

What will you need?

Computers will be available for this course. All resources for printing will also be provided. A memory stick may also be useful. A notebook and pen will be helpful for recording notes.

How much will it cost?

This course is free to attend but learners must enrol to secure a place in advance.

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