First Step Computers (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


Concessions available if you are: 65 or over, on a means tested benefit (evidence required) or if you earn less than £17,004 (evidence required)

What is the course about?

What is the aim of the course?
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 and 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.

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

This is an Entry-level course specifically for people who have not used a computer before, or who have very limited experience.

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?

If you would like more information about re-enrolling again next term or progressing onto another course, please speak to your tutor or a member of staff by dialling 0345 601 01 61 or by visiting us on

Course Location

The Learning Shop
88 High Street
West Sussex
BN17 5DX