Basic Computer Skills

Using a computer for all ages

Once you’ve mastered the basics you’ll probably want to know a little bit more about your computer. To help you make the most of your time online, you might need to change some of the settings to make it just right for you. For instance you might want to make the screen brighter or make the text larger.

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Knowing how to properly store your files and folders will make life easier too. You’ll want to make sure you know where everything is, whether it’s photos, documents or anything else! If you’re ready to find out more, click
the ‘Start Using a computer’ button below to start the using your computer course.

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This course will teach you about the basic functions of a computer and how to use it safely. It should take about 45 minutes to complete, but you can take as long as you like.

What will I learn? After finishing this course, you’ll know:

  • How to turn a computer on and off
  • What the different parts of a computer are
  • How to change the settings on a computer
  • How to open applications and use folders
  • How to use a computer safely

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We will then advance you onto STEP UP programmes to increase your awareness and confidence

Using the Internet Safety

Creating Email Accounts

How to on-line Bank

On – line Shopping

 

Advancing you further

Once you feel confident we can then enrol you onto a City and Guilds or Edexcel course so you can gain a Full Qualification that is recognised within most employers and colleges

Our computer courses are delivered with many different tools, IPADS, Laptops and Desk Top Computers keeping up with today’s technology.