Welcome to the Summer Computing Programme for 2015. In response the many requests from our learners we are continuing to offer a more diverse programme this year which will suit all learners from the absolute beginner to those with some skills and those who want to maintain and enhance the skills they already have. All our computer courses are very popular so book early to make sure you don't miss out. Please note that Digital Photography courses have now moved to Arts and Crafts.
Within the Computing Section this summer there are new courses to support you getting into or to develop your skills in the workplace with our Mailmerge and Labels, Power Point and Bring your own Ipad to learn how to use Wordprocessing and Spreadsheets.
Computing courses on offer this summer
This is a course designed for students with little or no knowledge of computing. If you have never used a mouse before or switched on a computer, this is the course for you. You will learn basic word processing skills, how to surf the internet and use email. This course continues to be very popular and this year we have a variety of times, days and venues certain to suit all learners.
Back by popular demand are our Excel One Day Workshops for Beginners on a Friday and Satuday. for those who have never used this software package before
Use Your Own iPad Workshop is for those who want learn to use basic apps and to load new apps. You will be shown how to use your iPad to organise your emails, notes, messages, calendar and social networks and how to keep your iPad safe and secure. You will also be able to use the iPad camera effectively and be able to edit your photos and notes.
This course is similar to the Worshop above and will provide an introduction to the basics of iPad and give you practical experience of using the key features available and the variety of ways iPad can be used. This course will be taught over 5 weeks as opposed to the one day workshop above.
This course follows on from the one above or if you have experience of using your iPad then this course is the one for you. You will learn how to Use Social network apps, Shop online, Edit and share images, photos and screen shots; write, edit and save documents; Synchronise your iPad to your computer, and use cloud storage to access your pc documents and pictures with the iPad.
Why not try this course to enable you to use Spreadsheets and Wordprocessing on your iPad?
This course will give you an introduction in how to use Mail Merge in Word and templates to create letters, envelopes and labels to send to both multiple and single recipients.
This course will show you how to create a professional presentation using Microsoft Powerpoint and is for beginners.
This course will follow on from Powerpoint for Presenters to enable you to animate your powerpoint presentations.
If you need any help in choosing the most appropriate course for you, please telephone 01825 761820 and we will be happy to provide you with further details. Each course has an information sheet which gives further information. This will be sent to you automatically when you enrol. It is also available on request prior to enrolment and via the course search button on this website.