Basic Internet Skills for Job Seekers

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Course code: C232STCB2ForJobSeekers

These courses are suitable for those wanting to work towards their first formal qualification in Digital Skills & may be FREE if you have qualifying benefits. Residency requirements apply for all our courses. 2 - 3 terms attendance may be required.

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Dates

From 29 Feb 2024 to 28 Mar 2024
Thu 16:00-18:30

5 weeks

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29 Feb 2024

16:00 to 18:30

07 Mar 2024

16:00 to 18:30

14 Mar 2024

16:00 to 18:30

21 Mar 2024

16:00 to 18:30

28 Mar 2024

16:00 to 18:30

where

The Curve 

William Street

Slough
SL1 1XY


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Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £62.50.

the full tuition fee for this course: £62.50 ,the concession fee  £3.00.

Who is this course for?

<p>This course is for those who want to learn/improve/develop their use of computers.</p>

<p>(The course may be FREE or discounted for adults over 19 who qualify based on their residency status, their earnings/employment/benefits status and their current level of IT/Digital skills)</p>

Entry Requirements?

<p>No previous experience or knowledge is necessary.</p>

What will you learn?

<p style="margin-left:0cm; margin-right:0cm"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">This course is for learners who need to join a short course to learn the basics of digital skills for everyday life and employment. This course is designed to introduce learners to the basic concepts of the computer by gaining skills to use a mouse, keyboard, word processor to create simple documents and file management. Learners will also develop skills necessary to be safe and responsible online. Learners will be able to look up information, visit popular websites, use favourites and bookmarks, learn to shop online, use the internet to job search and use email to communicate with friends and families locally and overseas. Some Everyday Digital Skills courses may be focused on supporting ESOL learners, jobseekers etc. </span></p>

How will you learn?

<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Examples of what you will learn on the course:</span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-size:16px">-</span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;; font-size:7pt">         </span><span style="font-size:12pt">Understand the basic features of a desktop computer and a laptop </span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-size:16px">-</span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;; font-size:7pt">         </span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:12pt">Log in and shutdown the computer correctly </span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-size:16px">-</span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;; font-size:7pt">         </span><span style="color:black; font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:12pt">Create and save a document in Microsoft Office Word </span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:12pt"> </span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-size:16px">-</span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;; font-size:7pt">         </span><span style="font-size:12pt">Understand online risks and how to avoid them by staying safe online </span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-size:16px">-</span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;; font-size:7pt">         </span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:12pt">Understand how to shop or do a job search on-line </span><br />
<span style="font-family:Symbol"><span style="font-size:16px">-</span></span><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;; font-size:7pt">         </span><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif; font-size:12pt">Setup an email account, create a Contacts/People list & demonstrate basic email functions </span></p>

<p style="margin-left:0cm; margin-right:0cm"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"> Prior to enrolling on a course, learners may need to complete an initial assessment to assess their level and learning needs. </span></p>

What will you need to bring?

<p>Nothing except a pen and notebook to take notes.</p>

How will you be assessed?

<p>Practical Exercises and Tutor Feedback.</p>

Where Next?

<p>Tutor Consultation.</p>

Equipment Required

<p>None.</p>

Language of Instruction

<p>English.</p>

Language of Assessment

<p>English.</p>