Introduction to word
Who is this course for?
This is a practical course that aims to help participants develop confidence in using a laptop or computer and accessing software.
During the course, participants will be using a laptop and accessing software, e.g. Microsoft Word, to create a document. This could be in the form of a letter, a personal statement or simple poster format. Learners will be shown how to save and retrieve documents for further editing or printing.
Support and feedback
The tutor will provide support, guidance and practical demonstrations throughout
Additional costs and requirements
All laptops and resources are provided
About the tutor
Your tutor will be Colette Olah. Colette started working as a tutor for Learn Devon in September 2018 and delivers a variety of art and craft, employability and computer skills courses. She is a qualified art and design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and special education. Colette has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities and taught basic cooking, art and drawing skills in adult education classes in Worcestershire. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the many beautiful beaches in North Devon and also searching for bargains at flea markets and car boot sales. Colette enjoys teaching at Learn Devon because she is keen to help her learners progress and achieve their goals. She believes that lifelong learning and gaining new skills can create a sense of wellbeing and improved self-esteem and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.