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Basic IT Skills

Key facts

Level:  Beginners

Dates: 2nd May to 27th June 2023 (no class on 30th May)

Study mode: Tuesday evenings, 6.00 to 8.00pm

Length of course: 8 weeks

Tutor: Dumitru Ilie


Computer skills are invaluable and grow increasingly in demand each year. These skills allow people to reach out and stay in touch with others. The ability to navigate a computer and the internet helps people to feel part of the world around them; they can research their interests, search for employment and learn transferable skills for employment and daily life.

Course content

This course will help you to learn and develop skills such as word processing, using email and internet and to become more confident in using a computer. You will learn basic computer functions, including saving documents and organising files and folders, and how to use different platforms to connect with others around the world.

The course will include topics such as:

  • Create a file / folder
  • Stay safe online
  • Create and send attachments via email
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Upload / download
  • Online communication

Entry requirements

Beginners – no previous experience necessary.


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Course costs

Tuition Fee: £65.00

N.B. These costs may be subject to change

About the tutor

Dumitru currently teaches at the college and has great enthusiasm for sharing his passion for IT with others and enabling people to benefit in their daily lives from better computer skills.

What next?

The college plans to offer intermediate and advanced level courses, dependant on student demand.