Learning for everyday life: Basic Computer Skills
The intent of this course is to support you to develop your basic digital skills for everyday life.
This course is designed for complete beginners and is suitable for people who have very little or no experience using computers. You will have the opportunity to practise and develop your confidence using computers for basic tasks.
B1: £0.00 (In London Resident)
B2: £0.00 (London Concessionary)
B3: £0.00 (Concessionary)
B4: £0.00 (Out of London Resident)
Prosp User 2
At the end of this course you should be able to:
- Start up and log on to a computer
- Use a mouse and keyboard
- Identify accessibility tools which make devices easier to use
- Interact with the home screen
- Connect to the internet safely and securely
- Open a browser
- Open an application
Prosp User 3
Your tutor will monitor your progress throughout the course through ongoing observations, quizzes and tasks.
You will record your progress through your Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and your tutor will provide you with ongoing feedback to support you.
Prosp User 4
This course is suitable for complete beginners, you do not need any experience or qualifications in IT. You will need a reasonable level of written and spoken English.
Prosp User 5
Attendance and punctuality are vital to your progress and success in your learning. Therefore, you are expected to be punctual and attend 100% of this course. You will also need to be able to submit assignments by the deadlines set by your tutor, which you will complete outside of the weekly class time. All classes are asked to complete the Emotional Health and Wellbeing survey at the beginning and end of their course. This enables us to see whether learning has a positive impact on wellbeing and it also enables us to identify and help people who need support. Prosp User 14
No additional resources are required to attend this course
Yes. If you think you might need some additional support with your learning, please ask your tutor or the Centre staff for more information about our learning support offer.
Prosp User 6
Upon successful completion of this course you could progress onto:
- Another Learning for Everyday Life or Learning for Work digital skills course
- Digital Skills for Work - Entry Level
Please speak to your tutor regarding progression opportunities available.
Prosp User 7
This course is designed to improve your basic digital skills and confidence and could form part of your pathway to develop your digital skills for everyday life, learning and work.
Prosp User 8
We welcome views from our learners in a number of ways. You can give your views through your ILP, course evaluation forms, on-line questionnaires and our Compliments, Comments and Complaints forms which can be found in Centre offices. You may also choose to become a course representative for your class, which your tutor will discuss with the class at the start of your course.
Prosp User 9
We want you to enjoy your learning experience and feel safe, equal and respected while you are learning with us. If you have any concerns about any of these things please report it to a member of staff.
Prosp User 10
To apply, you will first need to attend an initial assessment session, please see our website or contact a centre for details of upcoming dates.
You will be able to pay by cash, card or cheque (made payable to London Borough of Hillingdon).
Prosp User 11
12:30 - 15:30
5 weeks