Level 1 Computing – Back to Basics

Course code: JPAR000P

Subject area: Digital Technologies

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 1

Course details

6:00pm - 8:00pm


21st Apr 2020 - 4th Jun 2020

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

The Computing – Back to Basics Course is for a range of abilities, either a complete novice or a competent user. The course is ideal for people who are looking to get more from their PC’s than just browsing the internet or sending emails.

The course will run for 6 weeks, where individuals will look at different elements in IT, ranging from specific software including Microsoft and Google, to the fundamentals of Computer Systems. The course will incorporate a range of practical and theory activities to accommodate a range of learning styles.

The following units will be delivered:
- IT User Fundamentals- This unit gives you the opportunity to learn about using your computer, organising folders and files, working safely and protecting your computer against virus and other harmful bodies. We will also be looking at basic maintenance to ensure your computer is working at its optimised state.
- Using Presentation Software- In this unit we will be looking at using Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides to produce presentations for work, hobbies etc.
- Using Spreadsheet Software In this unit we will be looking at using Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets to produce spreadsheets for work or basic accounts, tables and graphs.
Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £225.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £225.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00