Welcome to the new Autumn 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 autumn we continue to offer our Business Skills courses, to support you getting into or to develop your skills in the workplace with our Mailmerge and Labels, Excel, Social Media and Bring your own Ipads.
Computing courses on offer this autumn
Computing for Beginners
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 Introduction to, Beginners, and Improvers for those who have never used this software package before and for those who have some experience.
Use Your Own iPad Absolute Beginners
This course will provide you with an introduction into the basics of your iPad, and practical experience of using some of the key features available, and the variety of ways an iPad can be used.
Use Your Own iPad - Beginners
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.
Use Your Own iPad - Intermediate
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.
Mail Merge and Labels
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.
Introduction to Social Media
This course aims to introduce you to and to develop your understanding and usage of Social media, including Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Pinterest amongst others.
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.