Computer skills for today's job applications
Who is this course for?
People who would like to develop the necessary skills for completing and submitting successful online job applications.
Use Word to write a formal letter
Use Word to create content to copy & paste into an online application form
Completing and submitting online forms
Use Outlook to create a formal email with attachments
Create a filing system in Outlook to store applications
You will be working with your tutor in a virtual learning environment using an online video platform called Zoom. You will be accompanied in your virtual class, with other learners.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will give practical demonstrations, have discussions, set tasks, give feedback and will support you throughout the course. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course.
Additional costs and requirements
This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Your tutor may ask you to practice new skills that you have learned, between sessions.
About the tutor
Your tutor will be Sheila Barton. Sheila began working for Learn Devon in 2000, she has
taught a variety of IT courses and more recently has been teaching English. Before joining Learn Devon, she worked on a research project in a General Practice in Plymouth, and before that worked in IT at the University of Newcastle on Tyne. Sheila enjoys reading, walking, travelling and is a member of her village’s Parish Council. She also looks after her grandsons.
Sheila enjoys teaching and watching students gain in confidence in their English and IT skills. They then have the opportunity to progress to other courses, gain employment, or help their children with their own learning.