Computers: Zoom – Online Meetings for the Voluntary sector (M0616CE20)


Online Course, Aspire Cloud


10:00 - 12:00


2 hours x 1 session

Sandra Bell

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£12.30
Total cost£12.30

What is the course about?

Zoom is a video conferencing service where people can meet virtually. It also includes a live chat function, a shared screen feature and it allows people to send files while meeting. Zoom users need to sign up. It can be used as a free tool (limited meeting time 40 minutes) or a license can be purchased (no duration limits).

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

In this course, students will learn how to use Zoom. This includes the following:
• How to set up and participate in a Zoom meeting
• How to modify audio and video settings during a meeting
• Where to find and how to use all the essential features of a Zoom meeting (i. e. using the Chat function to share files and other media)
• How to share the screen using different applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and am Internet Browser)
• How to record a meeting
• How to change the background and stay safe online

Students should know how to use a computer and have basic Microsoft Word skills. Zoom knowledge is an advantage, but not essential.

What do I need to bring with me?

Pen and paper to make notes. Students should download the program ‘Zoom’ onto their devices (computer or laptop). Please note that when using a tablet or phone, not all features will be available.

Are there any additional costs?

No additional costs.

What can I do next?

Aspire Sussex offers a variety of inter-coordinated computer courses.
This course is followed by Advanced Zoom Meetings. This involves other useful features and extensions of Zoom.

Alternatively, Aspire offers IT qualification at Level 1 or Level 2, Microsoft Outlook for the workplace or Windows 10: Maintenance and Troubleshooting.

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

Online Course
Aspire Cloud