Computers Don't Bite

In Brecon

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  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Brecon (Wales)

  • Duration

    4 Months

Description

This course is for those who have little or no experience of using a computer and want to learn about new technology including ICT language; how to use a computer for everyday communication.

Facilities

Location

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Brecon (Powys)
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Penlan, LD3 9SR

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Course programme


Start Date: September 2009

End Date: January 2010

Venue: Coleg Powys Brecon

Tutor: Angela McFall

Who is this course for? This course is for those who have little or no experience of using a computer and want to learn about new technology including ICT language; how to use a computer for everyday communication.

Previous knowledge required: None

What will I study? You will study: mouse skills and basic keyboarding skills computer terminology text entering and editing skills proof reading and making changes to a document following verbal instruction to carry out a task reading skills relevant to assessing information from the Internet

What else will I do? This course offers you the opportunity to study on a programme that meets your individual need/s. You will work in a small group in a friendly and supportive environment.

How will I be assessed? You will be assessed at regular intervals throughout your College programme. Following an initial assessment, you will be assessed through course work tasks and assignments.

What will I achieve? You will have the opportunity to achieve an Agored Cymru, Entry Level 3 certificate: Essential Skills and Computers Don't Bite.

What can I do afterwards? You can: move on to other College computer courses e.g. Word processing, Internet and Email, Digital photography, CLAIT join other Essential Skills courses.

Materials required: Note pad, pen and file.

Additional information about this course: You can practise your skills at other times using computers in the Learning Resource Centre.

Price on request