IT for Beginners

Our online IT for Beginners programme is ideal for people wanting to gain an understanding and grounding in using the internet, online safety and broader digital skills such as digital photography, social networking, digital media and much more.

Course Description

Our online IT for Beginners programme is ideal for people wanting to gain an understanding and grounding in using the internet, online safety and broader digital skills such as digital photography, social networking, digital media and much more.

Course Layout

This course shall consist of individual learning as well as workshops. You shall have skilled tutors to assist you and offer you encouragement and support through the use of session plans and one to one help. You shall also have the opportunity to gain more one to one help if shall require it.

During this course you shall learn the following:

Computer Basics
You will learn how to complete basic tasks on the computer such as switching a PC monitor on and off, and manoeuvring the mouse, as well as the basic operations of a computer and how they work.

Online Basics
This includes learning how to open web browsers, recognising the uses and benefits of search engines and how to operate them on a basic level. You shall also learn the benefits of typing up emails and how to send them to your intended recipients.

Digital Media
You shall be learning about the storage and backup of media files through the use of external devices, such as USPs, as well has how to operate media files.

Social Networking
You shall be taught the benefits of social networking and how to operate them on a basic level. This will include opening an account, and how to complete simple tasks such as updating information and checking notifications.

Benefits

This course will provide you with basic IT knowledge, creating a solid foundation of skills that you can use in employment or to further your IT skills through other courses if you so wish.

Qualification

At the end of your course you shall gain a BCS Entry Level Award in Digital Skills.

Duration

The length of this course will vary slightly, depending on how quickly you absorb the material, however, in general it should last for an average of one week.

Upon your enrolment, you shall discuss in detail with the tutor how the programme should take you. They will then set you a deadline and offer you assistance and support to ensure that you reach it.

Eligibility

In order for you to qualify for the government funding you must be 19 years old or older and currently be on a state benefit whilst actively searching for work.*

Cost

This course is government funded, therefore the whole programme, including the certificate, would be free, subject to the requirements*

Enrolment

To find out more about this course and enquire as to how you can enrol you will need to book an appointment with one of our advisers. Please call us on 020 7354 5655.

Please be advised that you will need to provide your ID and NI number.

  • Certificate: BCS Entry Level Award in Digital Skills
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Eligibility: 19 years old or over
  • Enrolment: Rolling basis
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