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Computing for all

£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria
Course Level

Level 1

Start Date

Tue 10 Jan 2023


10 weeks

£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course content

  • Being able to recognise some of the risks on line and strategies for protecting yourself like producing a strong password that is easy to remember
  • Able to find reliable and accurate information online
  • Be able to use e-mail to create edit and use contacts as well as rely, reply to all, forward and cc , bcc and attach to e-mails and manage inbox.
  • File/folder management and uploading and down loading.
  • Basic use of word and power point


In the first 5 weeks we will work with you to build your confidence and skills, whatever your starting point. In the second half of the course you will work on a project brief designed to develop the skills you have told us you want to develop so you have the opportunity to practice and quickly learn the skills you need.

Course content:

  • Word processing (MS Word).
  • Entering and formatting data in spreadsheets.
  • Using formulae for calculations in spreadsheets.
  • Creating and formatting charts in spreadsheets.
  • Organising and sharing files and folders.
  • Create a presentation with PowerPoint.
  • Working 'in the cloud' with Google Docs/Sheets/Drive.
  • 5 weeks of project time to develop your IT skills.


  • For all levels.

What do I need to do this course?

  • A pen and paper for taking notes.
  • You will need online access to your email account.

Teaching Methods

    • Each stage will have a tutor demonstration followed by practical tasks to be carried out.
    • One-to-one help and handouts will be provided.
    • A variety of online resources will be used.
    • Project time to consolidate and extend skills.

    How is your progress checked?

    Each practical task will be checked and understanding will be checked during individual discussion with learners.

    Extra study or practice required at home.

    None required, but it is good to practice what you have learnt!

    What can I do after this course?

    A variety of IT courses are available in Adult Learning.

£125.00 fee may apply if you do not meet eligibility criteria

Course details

  • Tutor: Saul Letourneau
  • Time: 1830-2030
  • Provision: CL
  • Term: Spring
  • Location: AAL
  • Full fee: £125
  • Concessionary fee: £20