Computers - Beginners

This will give you the skills and confidence to carry out your first steps in using a computer.

Course Content

How to use a computer ( keyboard, mouse, screen and printer).
Using common tasks and using common types of software for simple tasks (eg producing a letter).
ou will be provided with encouragement and support on the way!

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

Non required

First Class Requirements

Pen and Paper to take notes and memory stick to save your work

Attendance Requirements

Regular attendance is essential on such a short course.

Additional Information

As a result of the government’s closure of schools and colleges, some of our courses will be delivered through remote learning including video conferencing, (using Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our learning resource team on We are here to help you.

If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email or telephone 020 8843 7921, or drop in to our main reception area