Include IT Mersey

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An Introduction

A 12 week course for those with little or no experience of computers.  The course is primarily aimed at those over 45 who are looking for work but find that a lack of digital skills is holding them back.  Throughout the course you will develop a range of IT skills and confidence to use them to support job search.  You will use the Learn My Way computer package which helps you to build on your skills each week to gain certificates and a qualification to put on your CV.

key information

  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Attendance: Two 3 hour sessions per week

Topics Covered:

  • Using your Computer or Device
  • Using a keyboard
  • Using a mouse
  • Using a touch screen
  • Online Basics
  • Using the internet
  • Using online forms
  • Using email
  • Online Safety
  • Staying safe in a digital world
  • Keeping your personal information secure online
  • Job Hunting Online
  • Universal Job Match
  • Creating a CV
  • Interview skills etc

 

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

At the end of the course you will have the opportunity to gain a qualification in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry Level 3.

WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

There are no entry requirements but you must be able to attend 2 sessions per week for the duration of the course.

ARE THERE ANY COSTS?

No, the course is free of charge

WHAT WILL THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

On completion, you would be eligible to enrol on a Next Steps Computer course to progress your skills.

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