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Computing for the Terrified

This course is designed for learners who are new to using ICT and have no prior knowledge or experience. 

See our course listing for IT and Computing for details of the days, times, locations and fees for these courses.

Length of course

3 weeks x 2 hours per week

Course content

Learners will:

  • gain confidence using a mouse
  • understand and use a keyboard
  • access a word processing application and understand the basics of creating, saving, recalling and printing documents.

Entry requirements

No prior experience or knowledge of ICT is required.

Course fees

This is a free for all learners.

How to apply

You'll need to attend an initial assessment prior to enrolment to ensure you have the necessary entry skills to complete the course within the allocated time. 

Give us a call to book an appointment.

What you can do next 

Education

We encourage all learners to progress to longer ICT courses at entry level.

Employment

This course is ideal for anyone in employment that requires a basic knowledge of a range of ICT topics.

What our learners say

  • I have really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and approachability of the tutor in these classes.
    ICT course adult learner
  • I have gained new skills that will help me in my daily life. I have really enjoyed the course more than I expected to I think part of this was due to having a good tutor that understood my needs and aims. I have also enquired about going onto the next level.
    ICT course adult learner
  • The tutor provided a warm and encouraging environment, made it fun and interesting. She explained details well and chose different ways in which to deliver the information so that we all understood.
    ICT course adult learner
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