Residential at the college

As the title suggests, this course gives like-minded individuals a chance to embark on a journey of discovery by learning how to use a computer safely, use Microsoft templates, Microsoft Word for correspondence and explore the internet by searching for information or shopping online. Course content is similar to the IT Basics course but covers the following criteria but is flexible dependent on group discussion. Online platforms like Zoom, for example, can be discussed which offers the chance to connect to others online.


7th July 2021- 9th July 2021 (3 Days- 2 Nights)


Entry Level 3 

Learning Outcomes

Hardware and software

  • How to use a computer safely (presentation)
  • Finding your way around a computer
  • Identifying different parts of a computer
  • Logging in to a computer

Using hardware

  • Mouse exercise
  • Understanding the keyboard
  • Finding your way around the desktop
  • Creating templates
  • Finding your way around the desktop
  • Creating templates
  • Zoom platform discussion

Entry Requirements

You must be over the age of 60 to enrol, no prior knowledge or qualification is required.


After this course, you might be interested in IT Beyond the Basics