Using your MacBook – Part 1

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Using your MacBook – Part 1

Course Details

This is a short course for beginners who wish to bring along their own MacBook computer and learn how to find their way around it.

By the end of the course the student will understand:- how to identify parts of the MacBook, how to use the operating system (eg El Capitan), how to find missing trackpad buttons, how to launch and quit applications, use the Finder window and shortcuts, how to select items, how to use Mission Control and the Dashboard, how to set up and use folders, how to customise the Dock and Desktop, how to set reminders and make notes, how to browse the web setting bookmarks, saving pages, blocking popups, how to manage and use iCloud and how to manage accounts.

Please bring along writing materials, notebook/A4 file and your MacBook computer.  You may wish to bring along a packed lunch.

 

Information & Support

The teaching is Tutor let in well equipped rooms with explanations, demonstrations, lectures, question and answer and discussion.

Students can progress on to the Using your MacBook – Part 2 course. Please see our current Leisure Courses brochure for details.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or via their website on https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Cost & Duration

1 Day Workshop  =  £23

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNMT2681SE New Milton - Fusee House 29/09/2018 to 29/09/2018 Saturday 09:30 to 14:30 01590 625222
LNMT2681JA New Milton - Fusee House 26/01/2019 to 26/01/2019 Saturday 09:30 to 14:30 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

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.

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.