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Digital Skills – Begin Your Journey Entry Level

FREE
£50.00 fee may apply if you do not meet concessionary fee eligibility criteria
Course Level

Beginners

Start Date

Fri 20 Sep 2024

Duration

3 week

FREE
£50.00 fee may apply if you do not meet concessionary fee eligibility criteria

Course content

  • Navigating the desktop, identifying and actioning on taskbar, cursor, icons, start bar
  • Locating and opening applications – practise on Word
  • Using the internet: Google searches, accessing and navigating Moodle
  • Introduction to e-mail: creating a new account on Outlook and logging in
  • Storage: creating and locating files and folders
  • Turning a computer on and logging in using credentials (username and password) – Logging out and turning off a computer
  • Using peripherals such as mouse, keyboard, headphones and printer
  • Storage: creating and locating files and folders
  • Turning a computer on and logging in using credentials (username and password) – Logging out and turning off a computer
  • Using peripherals such as mouse, keyboard, headphones and printer
  • Navigating the desktop, identifying and actioning on taskbar, cursor, icons, start bar
  • Locating and opening applications – practise on Word
  • Using the internet: Google searches, accessing and navigating Moodle
  • Introduction to e-mail: creating a new account on Outlook and logging in
  • Turning a computer on and logging in using credentials (username and password) – Logging out and turning off a computer
  • Using peripherals such as mouse, keyboard, headphones and printer
  • Navigating the desktop, identifying and actioning on taskbar, cursor, icons, start bar
  • Locating and opening applications – practise on Word
  • Using the internet: Google searches, accessing and navigating Moodle
  • Introduction to e-mail: creating a new account on Outlook and logging in
  • Storage: creating and locating files and folders
  • Turning a computer on and logging in using credentials (username and password) – Logging out and turning off a computer
  • Using peripherals such as mouse, keyboard, headphones and printer
  • Navigating the desktop, identifying and actioning on taskbar, cursor, icons, start bar
  • Locating and opening applications – practise on Word
  • Using the internet: Google searches, accessing and navigating Moodle
  • Introduction to e-mail: creating a new account on Outlook and logging in
  • Storage: creating and locating files and folders
  • Turning a computer on and logging in using credentials (username and password) – Logging out and turning off a computer
  • Using peripherals such as mouse, keyboard, headphones and printer
  • Navigating the desktop, identifying and actioning on taskbar, cursor, icons, start bar
  • Locating and opening applications – practise on Word
  • Using the internet: Google searches, accessing and navigating Moodle
  • Introduction to e-mail: creating a new account on Outlook and logging in
  • Storage: creating and locating files and folders

About Course

For those starting on the Digital Skills journey, this is the course for you. It is a real beginners course that will cover all of the basics you need. Following this course you can progress on to the Essential Digital Skills course.

Course content:

  • Turning a computer on and logging in
  • Turning a computer off and logging out
  • Using a mouse/keyboard/printer/headphones
  • Navigating the desktop (taskbar/cursor/icons/start bar)
  • Locating and opening applications/ software
  • Using the internet
  • Introduction to e-mail
  • Storage, creating and locating files and folders

What do I need to do this course?

A pen and paper for taking notes.

Requirements

  • None

Teaching Methods

  • You will learn using online resources as well as handouts so you can go at your own pace. You will be given tasks to do to check your understanding, help will be available from the tutor to help you when required.


    How is your progress checked?

    Tasks have been designed to check your knowledge and understanding of what you have learnt.

    Extra study or practice required at home.

    It is expected that learners will practice their skills between sessions.


    What can I do after this course?

    Once you have completed this course you will automatically be offered a place on the essential digital skills qualification course.


FREE
£50.00 fee may apply if you do not meet concessionary fee eligibility criteria

Course details

  • Tutor: TBC
  • Time: Fri 10:00-12:00
  • Provision: TL
  • Term: Autumn
  • Location: Sports Centre
  • Full fee: £50.00
  • Concessionary fee: Free

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