Computing for Beginners

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Course Overview

The course is for adults aged 19+. This computing for beginners course encompasses learning Office packages to include: Word processing, Spreadsheets, Using the Internet, email and basic computing skills. The course will be in the classroom with high specification machines. You will cover all the basic skills needed in office applications. This is a good starting point in which to become good at using office packages.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

Word processing will cover formatting and using the ribbon menu to compose letters. In spreadsheets you will learn how to use formulas and sheets as well as filters. Other modules will be using the Internet, email and basic computing skills. It is also a course for users with little or no prior computer knowledge. We will teach basics moving slowly toward more advanced topics like Spreadsheets and databases.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

How you will be assessed

Assessment is done by a variety of different methods such as exercises and practical labs.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Total Fees: £195.00

Tuition Fees (16-18): £0

Tuition Fees (19+): £195.00


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

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Course and Career progression

Once the learner has completed this course there is progression to level 1 courses and other course like the ECDL (the European Driving Licence) which is an international computer literacy certification. The ECDL also has an advanced certification. Withthe basic skills you will gain there may be a possibilty in getting emplyment in the office environment..

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