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Computing Skills for Beginners/Improvers - Part-time


Course outline

On this course you will gain a basic knowledge of computers or improve your current skills in a relaxed environment.

If you are a beginner, you will learn how to:

  • Switch on the computer and log on and off safely
  • Become familiar with the keyboard
  • Input simple data into Word or access the Internet
  • Print and save a document

Improvers will cover:

  • Entering and and editing data
  • Checking documents using IT tools
  • Formatting to enhance a document
  • Inserting images
  • Using the internet safely
  • File management

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
The Lace Market

Start: 10th May 2021

End: 19th July 2021

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Day: Monday

Tuition fee: £101.25

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.


Course code: C036032 / Q036033


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements however you should have a good standard of written and spoken English.


Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

Additional information

You can read more about community courses and your individual Learning Plan in our Guidance for Community Learners booklet.


  • Monica Chahal (Clarendon)
  • Fiona Dracott (Maid Marian Way)
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