This is a course to introduce adults (19+) to the basic skills for using computers
Our computer courses are available at a range of levels and for learners with differing abilities. Our Microsoft Office packages focus on learning a variety of software packages; ideal if you want to work in an office environment. If you are
more interested in hardware and networking we have a number of courses and dedicated workshops that will help you to develop your skills. We have specialist equipment if you have a disability or visual impairment. Language support is also available if English is not your first language.
This course includes the following units:
Personal information management.
This course is equal to 13 credits
What are the entry requirements?
You will need English and Maths skills at Entry 2. If you do not have evidence of your English and Maths levels you will be given an online English and Maths assessment after you submit your application. You may also be asked to complete a piece of free writing or a vocational assessment. If you meet the entry requirements you will then be offered an interview with a tutor to discuss the course.
How is the course taught?
You will be taught using a wide range of equipment based on individual needs, such as computer screens for those with visual needs, adapted mouse equipment, chairs, desks and footrests. Based on your needs you will be provided with support ranging from a BSL signer to one-to-one sessions to ensure you get the help and support you need.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through set assignments marked by your course tutor and verified by an external moderator from the examination board, or by collecting evidence to demonstrate and support how your skills have developed.