Computers for Beginners

Throughout the year
1 evening
Balliol Road Campus

Course Details

On this short course you will gain knowledge/practical skills of using a computer/laptop.

The course is run as a part-time course and is 3 hours long (5:30pm -8:30pm).

  • Recognise and use interface features.
  • Access relevant applications e.g. Word, Excel and File Management.
  • Log off and shut down a computer.
  • Word Processing using Microsfot Word.
  • Spreadsheets using Microsfot Excel.
  • Minimise physical stress demonstrating awareness of basic Health & Safety and adjusting ICT system accordingly.
  • Use input and output devices demonstrating use of keyboard, mouse or a scroll wheel
  • Follow safety and security practices by demonstrating the use of a password and change if appropriate.

College certificate

Register your interest

Fill out the short form below and a member of the team will be in touch:


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