Computers : The Basics

Course Description

This course is intended for complete beginners who have never used computers before, or those with some basic knowledge who need to build up their confidence.


Course Aim

This fun and friendly course will help students gain basic computer skills with confidence and in safety.

Course content:

You will learn about:

  • Basic Computer skills
  • Basic mouse skills
  • Navigating around the Windows desktop
  • Using drag and drop
  • Typing and editing text
  • Improving the presentation of documents you type
  • Using cut,copy and paste
  • Opening and saving files
  • Organising your files on the computer


Entry Requirements

No previous computer experience is required. Students need to be able to understand and follow written or verbal instructions

Course Information

Day Start Time Finish Time Length (Weeks) Start Date Finish Date Holiday Dates Level Price

*Concessions are available for this course. Please call for more details.

What Do I Need To Bring With Me?

Some handouts are provided during the course, but students are recommended to bring a notepad and pen to supplement these with their own notes.

Course Venue

The Wordsley School

Course Comments

This course can lead to a range of more specialist computer courses at Learning4Life, including Introduction to Creating Documents in Microsoft Word and Introduction to Creating Presentations in Microsoft Powerpoint.

Please inform Learning4Life at the time of booking if you have any special needs or requirements.

If Learning4Life are unable to recruit the minimum number required for this class, we reserve the right to cancel. Full refunds will be offered in these circumstances.