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Computers & Internet - Improvers
B00218

In this course you take your understanding of computers further and cover the following:
Use application software to create, edit and format data (Word Processing).
Create a File Management System.
Learn how to use the Internet for (eg online shopping and email).

Course Content

In this course you take your understanding of computers further and cover the following:
Use application software to create, edit and format data.
Learn how to use the Internet for more advanced purposes (eg online shopping)
Learn how to trouble shoot basic computer problems (with hardware and software
Create a File Management System.
How to use the Internet for e.g. (on-line shopping, email, on-line forms, on-line security practices).

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

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

You will need to have completed a computers for beginners course or have similar background knowledge of what is contained in the RACC Computers for Beginners course. You will need to have good keyboard and typing skills.

First Class Requirements

Memory stick. Pen Paper.

Attendance Requirements

Regular atendance required

Assessment Methods

You will collate a portfolio of assignment and your tutor will also provide ongoing feedback

Further Study Options

Computer & Internet for Improvers Part 2
Word Introduction
Excel introduction
Powerpoint

Additional Information

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline please email rbs@racc.ac.uk If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email info@racc.ac.uk telephone 020 8843 7921, or drop in to our main reception area at either site.

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) 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 eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.