Computers for Beginners

Mary Ward Centre
Course summary
1 week
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Professional Training

Course description

Computers for Beginners

Perfect for students who have no experience of computing. We provide an opportunity for guided 'hands-on' experience on how to use computer, mouse, keyboard and printer. A chance to demystify the computer in a friendly and supportive environment. Learn how to get started, then how to do basic word processing, use the internet and have a chance to practice your new skills before you join the improver's class.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for those with no previous knowledge of computing (Windows) and who want to be brought up to speed before trying other courses (Computer for Improvers or Entry level accredited courses).

Training Course Content

For students who have no experience of computing. Provides an opportunity for guided 'hands-on' experience on how to use computer, mouse, keyboard and printer. The tutors are specially chosen to provide everyday words and with a sympathetic approach.
Main functions and parts of a computer; Using mouse and keyboard; Starting to use Windows; Games; Paint; Controlling windows; Switching programs; Shutdown; Help; Introduction to word processing with Word; Saving files; changing text; Printing; File managing including folders; System settings; Introduction to the Internet; Introduction to email.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Turn on/off a computer.
  • Know the difference between Hardware and Software.
  • Navigate the desktop using the mouse and keyboard.
  • Opening and using standard Programs/Apps.
  • Understanding files, different file types and how to create, edit and save them.
  • Managing files and creating folders.

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Mary Ward Centre

Mary Ward Centre

The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...

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Mary Ward Centre

42 Queens Square
WC1N 3AQ London

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