Computer Skills: Beginners (L0606CC20)


The Learning Shop, Littlehampton


09:30 - 11:30


2 hours x 5 sessions

Sasha Dineen

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£61.50
Total cost£61.50

What is the course about?

This course has been developed in a way that will enable you to progress from an absolute beginner to a competent, independent user of the computer, internet an email. You will be introduced to the mouse and keyboard and given the opportunity to build your confidence with the computer in a jargon-free and friendly environment. The start of the course will cover the use of the mouse and keyboard and will progress to creating folders, creating documents, saving documents and editing documents. You will also learn how to use the internet efficiently and safely, and send emails. As a guide, by the end of the course you should be able to: Develop your use of mouse controls; Open; create; edit and save a simple document Carry out basic formatting techniques such as changing font colour and size Know the difference between ˜save™ and ˜save as™ Identify computer and Internet security tools Find specific information on the internet and send an email Carry out basic computer maintenance Identify error messages and updates.
In the instance of a Government imposed lockdown, this course will pause until it is able to begin again. No refunds will be made due to a Government imposed lockdown. Face masks must be warn when entering the building, but may be removed once the course begins. Please bring your own refreshments.

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

Students should know how to turn a computer on and off, how to use space, enter and delete and other parts of the keyboard. They should also be able to create a document, print and save it using Microsoft Word.

What do I need to bring with me?

Pen, paper and a folder to store handouts. Pen, paper and a folder to store handouts.

Are there any additional costs?

No additional costs. No additional costs.

What can I do next?

Aspire Sussex offers a variety of inter-coordinated computer courses. The next step after this course is: Computer Skills for easy living: Improvers. Aspire aims to allow students to develop computer skills starting as an absolute beginner and progress to become a confident and experienced computer user. After the Computer Skills for easy living: Improvers course, students can move on to a Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint course. These courses are again concerted in Beginners and Improvers. If you would like more information about enrolling on a course with us, please speak to your tutor or by phone us on 0345 601 01 61. You can also visit us on

Course Location

The Learning Shop
88 High Street
West Sussex
BN17 5DX