Beginners IT

This IT course is perfect if you know nothing about computers or IT and want to know the basics. We will cover switching the computer on and off, jump into programmes like Word, understand the toolbars, menus, icons, and cut through IT jargon.

Learners over 19. If you are under 19, please contact the college for advice.



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4.7 out of 5 student feedback rating


Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
60230-01 26/09/22 05/12/22 Monday 12:15 13:45 £75

What will I study?

This course will help you to become a computer whiz in no time. We will show you around a computer, help you understand toolbars and menus, show you how to get online, the basics of navigating and searching, and how to send and reply to emails.

How will I be assessed?

Continuous informal assessment throughout the sessions, and where appropriate, through the use of Individual Learning Plans, as specified by RARPA.

What qualification will I achieve?

There is no qualification for this course, but you'll be awarded a certificate of attendance if you attend 80% or more of the course.

What can I do after completing this course?

Once you have completed this course, you might like to browse our other computing courses.