Basic Computer Skills Workshop
The aim of this tutor-led course is to give you the basic skills and confidence to use a computer.
During the course you’ll learn:
– the basic mouse and keyboard skills you need to be able to complete online forms
– the basic skills you need to use the Internet to find and display websites
– the basic skills you need required to send and receive e-mails.
£200 per person – at our Aberdeen training centre.
This course will cover the following:
Basic Mouse Skills
– Point and click
Basic Keyboard Skills
– Use the Arrow keys to move the cursor
– Use the Backspace key to delete text
– Use the Backspace key to delete space
– Use the Space key to insert space
– Use the Shift key to insert capital letters
– Use the Shift key to insert the @ sign
Basic Internet Skills
– Visit a website
– Scroll up / down a web page
– Use hyperlinks
– Use the Back tool
– Use Google to search for a website
– Search for information within a website
Basic E-mail Skills
– Sign in to an e-mail account
– Sign out of an e-mail account
– Read an e-mail
– Send an e-mail
– Delete an e-mail
– Reply to an e-mail
When does the course take place?
The course normally takes place over 4 mornings, Monday to Thursday. Please contact us for the next available dates.
What are the course times?
10.30am-1pm each day.
I can’t manage mornings, can the course run over 4 afternoons?
Yes, this can be arranged on request.
How big is the class size?
Our courses are delivered to small friendly groups at our Aberdeen training centre – there are about 3 learners in a group.
Are there any entry requirements?
To get the best out of the course you’ll need to make sure that you can attend all 4 training sessions. If you have any appointments these would have to be rescheduled before starting the course.
Will I get course notes?
Yes, you’ll receive easy-to-follow course notes for future reference.
Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes, you’ll receive the following certificate: EC-PC Basic Computer Skills Workshop.
If you live in Scotland you could be eligible to get up £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland.
You can apply for ITA funding if you are aged 16 or over and:
– you are unemployed, or
– you are employed and have an income of £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are self-employed and have an income of £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are retired and your total pension income is £22,000 or less per annum, or
– you are not working and have no income
You will not be able to apply for ITA funding if you are in school, or are enrolled in a College or University course, or if you are involved in any other SDS funded programme including Modern Apprenticeships.
Need more info?
Please contact us for more details.
Ready to apply?