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Computing for Beginners - Part-time


Course outline

This is an excellent introduction to using a computer including word processing, internet and email. During the course you will learn:

  • Word processing:
    • Get familiar with the keyboard.
    • Input simple data
    • Print and save a document
  • Internet:
    • Familiarise yourself with search engines such as Google.
    • Familiarise yourself with common icons such as the Home Page.
    • Navigate to different web sites.
    • Print and save web pages
  • Emails:
    • Sending, receiving and forwarding emails, adding attachments to an email (letters and pictures).
    • An email account will be created for you if necessary.

How to enrol onto this course

You can enrol on this course by telephone or in person. Click below to find out how!

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions


Maid Marian Way

Date / time:

Start: 13th May 2019

End: 8th July 2019

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Day: Monday

Fees / reductions:

Tuition fee: £56.88

Community Learning funded. See our Financial Help page for fee reduction information.

Course code: C003641 / Q011784


No qualification awarded


6 weeks

Level Other
Entry requirements

To enrol on this course you must be aged 19+, live in the Nottingham area and have an NG postcode.

Teaching & assessment

There is no formal assessment.


By attending the course you will have increased your knowledge, skills and understanding to help you move on and take up further opportunities open to you.

Your tutor will discuss progression opportunities with you at the final session as part of the course evaluation. These may include other community courses, employability skills courses, volunteering opportunities and progression onto other Nottingham College courses.

Additional information

A memory stick/flash drive would be advantageous but not essential.

We will be using computers but iPads and notepads are available, if this is your preference.

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