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Computing for Beginners

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Course outline

This is an excellent introduction to using a computer including word processing, internet and email. During the course you will learn:

  • Word processing: 
    • Get familiar with the keyboard. 
    • Input simple data 
    • Print and save a document   
  • Internet: 
    • Familiarise yourself with search engines such as Google. 
    • Familiarise yourself with common icons such as the Home Page. 
    • Navigate to different web sites. 
    • Print and save web pages  
  • Emails: 
    • Sending, receiving and forwarding emails, adding attachments to an email (letters and pictures). 
    • An email account will be created for you if necessary.

Next steps

Please contact the College on 0115 914 6414 or 0115 9100 100 for details on how to enrol on this course.

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Location Date(s) Course code Fees / reductions

Location:

Vernon House
Vernon House, 18 Friar Lane, Nottingham NG1 6DQ

Date(s):

12 September 2017 - 17 October 2017
09:30-12:00
Tuesday

Course code:

C011776/Q011777

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £90

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.

Location:

Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6AB

Date(s):

14 September 2017 - 19 October 2017
18:00-20:30
Thursday

Course code:

C011782-Q011783

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £60

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.

Location:

St George's Centre
91 Victoria Road, Netherfield, Nottingham NG4 2NN

Date(s):

14 September 2017 - 19 October 2017
10:00-12:00
Thursday

Course code:

C003729-Q003961

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £36

Fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits.

Location:

Vernon House
Vernon House, 18 Friar Lane, Nottingham NG1 6DQ

Date(s):

07 November 2017 - 12 December 2017
09:30-12:00
Tuesday

Course code:

C011776-Q011778

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £60

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.

Location:

Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6AB

Date(s):

09 November 2017 - 14 December 2017
18:00-20:30
Thursday

Course code:

C011782-Q011784

Fees / reductions:

Full fee: £60

This course is funding by PCDL so if you are in receipt of certain means-tested benefits and are currently looking for work you may not have to pay any fees. Please visit our Course Fees page more information.

Qualification

No qualification awarded

Duration

6 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

No previous computer experience necessary

Teaching & assessment

There is no formal assessment.

Progression

By attending the course you will have increased your knowledge, skills and understanding to help you move on and take up further opportunities open to you.

Your tutor will discuss progression opportunities with you at the final session as part of the course evaluation. These may include other community courses, employability skills courses, volunteering opportunities and progression onto other Nottingham College courses.

Additional information

A memory stick/flash drive would be advantageous but not essential.

We will be using computers but iPads and notepads are available, if this is your preference.

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