Introductory Computing


Computers: Zoom – Online Meetings for the Voluntary sector

This course can be booked online.

05/03/2021

Aspire Cloud

£12.30

10:00 - 12:00

Friday

2 hours x 1 session

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).

Computers: Zoom – Online Meetings for the Voluntary sector

This course can be booked online.

05/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

£12.30

10:00 - 12:00

Friday

2 hours x 1 session

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).

Computer Skills: Improvers

This course can be booked online.

09/06/2021

Littlehampton

£61.50

09:30 - 11:30

Wednesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

This course is a Learning for Life and will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills such as: Reading and sending attachments Complete basic housekeeping on your computer or laptop, Download files, Copy and paste text and images from the internet into word documents. Manipulate images Typical activities for this course Look at system maintenance tools Download files from the internet Send and read attachments Produce a poster with advanced formatting and images copied from the Internet.
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.

Getting Ready for Learning Online

This course can be booked online.

03/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

11:00 - 13:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Learning Online

This course can be booked online.

14/04/2021

Aspire Cloud

12:30 - 14:30

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Learning Online

This course can be booked online.

17/03/2021

Aspire Cloud

13:00 - 15:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Learning Online

This course can be booked online.

24/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Learning Online

This course can be booked online.

07/04/2021

Aspire Cloud

19:00 - 21:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Learning Online

This course can be booked online.

10/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

19:00 - 21:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Online Learning

This course can be booked online.

11/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

12:30 - 14:30

Thursday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE two hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Getting Ready for Online Learning

This course can be booked online.

28/04/2021

Aspire Cloud

12:30 - 14:30

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

This course is being offered as a FREE one hour session to Getting Ready for Learning Online. The session will provide you with an understanding of how to attend online courses with Aspire Sussex and to learn about how our learning platform will be used during our online courses.
The session will include support on: how to use the Microsoft Teams application and its functions; using the virtual classroom to communicate with your tutor between sessions, and understanding some of the language used when studying online.
The session will help you get started on Aspire’s learning platform, it will not provide tech support on how to get online.
*This course is FREE for those on means tested benefits and low wage learners (those who earn under £17,004 per annum). Please visit our Community Learning Courses page for more information on concessions and funding opportunities.

Computer Skills: Beginners

This course can be booked online.

21/04/2021

Littlehampton

£61.50

09:30 - 11:30

Wednesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

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.

First Step Computers

This course can be booked online.

24/02/2021

Littlehampton

£61.50

09:30 - 11:30

Wednesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

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. F

Computers: Microsoft Teams – Online Meetings

This course can be booked online.

17/03/2021

Aspire Cloud

£40.00

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

Microsoft Teams is changing the way people communicate at work. It is integrated in Office 365 and also uses features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products.

In this course, students will learn how to use the Video Conference features in Microsoft Teams. This includes the following:
• How to schedule and participate in a Teams meeting
• How to modify audio and video settings during a meeting
• Where to find and how to use all the essential features of a Teams 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

Computers: Microsoft Teams – Online Meetings for the Voluntary sector

This course can be booked online.

31/03/2021

Aspire Cloud

£12.30

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

Microsoft Teams is changing the way people communicate at work. It is integrated in Office 365 and also uses features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products.

In this course, students will learn how to use the Video Conference features in Microsoft Teams. This includes the following:
• How to schedule and participate in a Teams meeting
• How to modify audio and video settings during a meeting
• Where to find and how to use all the essential features of a Teams 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

Computers: Microsoft Teams – Online Meetings

This course can be booked online.

10/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

£40.00

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

Microsoft Teams is changing the way people communicate at work. It is integrated in Office 365 and also uses features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products.

In this course, students will learn how to use the Video Conference features in Microsoft Teams. This includes the following:
• How to schedule and participate in a Teams meeting
• How to modify audio and video settings during a meeting
• Where to find and how to use all the essential features of a Teams 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

Computers: Microsoft Teams – Online Meetings for the Voluntary Sector

This course can be booked online.

24/02/2021

Aspire Cloud

£12.30

10:00 - 12:00

Wednesday

2 hours x 1 session

Microsoft Teams is changing the way people communicate at work. It is integrated in Office 365 and also uses features extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products.

In this course, students will learn how to use the Video Conference features in Microsoft Teams. This includes the following:
• How to schedule and participate in a Teams meeting
• How to modify audio and video settings during a meeting
• Where to find and how to use all the essential features of a Teams 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

Microsoft PowerPoint: Introduction

This course can be booked online.

20/03/2021

Burgess Hill

£55.00

10:00 - 16:00

Saturday

5.5 hours x 1 session

This course is a Learning for Work Course and will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills such as:
Creating PowerPoint Presentation
Presentation skills
Use Design Effect
Add Transitions
Change font colours, styles, sizes etc.
Change slide layout
Create handout notes
Typical activities for this course
Create a presentation with text, images, and animations
Use different designs to enhance your presentation
Give a presentation to the rest of the class (optional)
Add transitions to your presentations
Create handout notes
Print out presentations handouts and look at the different printing options
Use the slide run options
Discuss employability skills and future courses

Computer Skills: Beginners

This course can be booked online.

20/04/2021

Crawley

£61.50

12:30 - 14:30

Tuesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

This course is a Learning for life Course and will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills such as:
Creating files and Folders
Creating simple word documents
Formatting word documents (use bold, italic, underline)
Learn Internet security (How to stay safe on the internet)
Use Search Engines to find websites on the internet (Use Google)
Send and reply to an E-Mail

Typical activities for this course :
Create a letter in word
Searching the internet for websites
Looking up information on the internet
Reading Emails
Sending Emails

Computer Skills: Improvers

This course can be booked online.

08/06/2021

Crawley

£61.50

12:30 - 14:30

Tuesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

This course is a Learning for Life and will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills such as:
Reading and sending attachments
Complete basic housekeeping on your computer or laptop
Download files
Copy and paste text and images from the internet into word documents
Manipulate images
Typical activities for this course
Look at system maintenance tools
Download files from the internet
Send and read attachments
Produce a poster with advanced formatting and images copied from the Internet

Microsoft PowerPoint: Beginners

This course can be booked online.

23/04/2021

Crawley

£61.50

10:00 - 12:00

Friday

2 hours x 5 sessions

This course is a Learning for Work Course and will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills such as:
Creating PowerPoint Presentation
Presentation skills
Use Design Effect
Add Transitions
Change font colours, styles, sizes etc.
Change slide layout
Create handout notes
Typical activities for this course
Create a presentation with text, images, and animations
Use different designs to enhance your presentation
Give a presentation to the rest of the class (optional)
Add transitions to your presentations
Create handout notes
Print out presentations handouts and look at the different printing options
Use the slide run options
Discuss employability skills and future courses

First Step Computers

This course can be booked online.

11/06/2021

Crawley

£61.50

10:00 - 12:00

Friday

2 hours x 5 sessions

This course is a Learning for Life Course and will provide you with the opportunity to learn skills such as:
Turn the computer on and off, independently by end of course
Use a keyboard
Use a mouse or touchpad
Create a document
Save a document
Underline and use bold for headings
Print a document
Feel confident to enrol on another course

Typical activities for this course
Explore and name parts of the computer keyboard, touchpad, or mouse
Use the keyboard to type sentences
Use the mouse or touchpad to navigate around a window
Use basic formatting for a heading
Type a song or poem
Save a word document
Print a word document

First Step Computers

This course can be booked online.

23/02/2021

Bognor Regis

£61.50

10:00 - 12:00

Tuesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

!‘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.’
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.

Computer Skills: Beginners

This course can be booked online.

20/04/2021

Bognor Regis

£61.50

10:00 - 12:00

Tuesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

!‘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.’

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.

Computer Skills: Improvers

This course can be booked online.

08/06/2021

Bognor Regis

£61.50

10:00 - 12:00

Tuesday

2 hours x 5 sessions

!‘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.’

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.