Computer & Online Basics – Part 2

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Computer & Online Basics – Part 2

Course Details

This is a short course for beginners who wish to learn about computer systems, internet and email.

By the end of the course, you will have covered: 

  • What a file and a folder is
  • Where files and programs are usually stored
  • Different common file types and their associated icons
  • How to open files and folders
  • How to move and copy text within a word processed document
  • How to find and replace text
  • How to set up tables
  • How to set a home page in a web browser
  • How to access browser history
  • How to use both external and internal search engines
  • How to create and access bookmarks/favourites
  • The concept of an online (virtual) community
  • The term 'phishing'
  • How to set up and retrieve email attachments
  • How to add and retrieve addresses from an address book/contact list.

Information & Support

You will be taught using the following methods:

  • Demonstrations
  • Lectures
  • Question and answer 
  • Group discussion

Each learner has the use of a computer. The software used for this course will be Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016 and Edge.

We will provide you with a workbook containing information and tasks. This will assist you in producing a portfolio of evidence taken from activities involving the use of ICT systems.

Please bring along writing materials, notebook/A4 file. 

Course fees & Duration

There is a cost of £63 for this 5 week course.

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
Code: LNMT2541SP Location: New Milton - Fusee House Date: 30/01/2019 to 13/03/2019 Day: Wednesday Time: 13:00 to 15:00 Contact: 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below or print and complete an enrolment form then pop it in the post.

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.