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Stage 2 PC improvers: improve your PC skills (free course)

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

Following on from our PC beginners course, this course will allow you to refresh your knowledge and add to your current skills. The course will cover computer PC housekeeping, including organising files and folders. You will work through basic use of Microsoft Word, sending and receiving emails and using the internet for searching, retrieving and downloading information. You will also cover the essential elements of PC security and virus protection, and various Microsoft software packages.

Some key elements of the course include:

  • File management, creating files and folders
  • Digital Responsibility and Online Safety
  • Emails and attachments
  • Searching and researching on the internet
  • Downloading content from the internet
  • Using Microsoft Word to create documents with cutting, copying and pasting

Who is it suitable for?

This course is an ideal follow on from Stage 1 PC beginners: get started with a PC (free course) 10 week course, but equally suitable for those with a basic knowledge and some experience of using computers, who wish to increase their abilities and develop their confidence in using computers.

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
Wednesdays 9.30am - 11.30am
25 April - 4 July 2018
Place: Civic Centre IT suite
Tutor: Graham Powers
Code: 2133
Wednesdays 12.00 - 2.00pm
25 April - 4 July 2018
Place: Civic Centre IT suite
Tutor: Graham Powers
Code: 2143

What will you need?

Computers will be available for this course. All resources for printing will also be provided. A memory stick may 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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