Using a PC with Word, Internet and email : FULL


Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to improve their digital skills and access email and software to use for everyday life. Some previous experience of using a laptop or PC will be an advantage but is not essential.

Course content

This course covers the basics for accessing Word, email and the internet. You will learn in an online group setting with direct online support from your tutor and/or learning support assistant as necessary.

Course content includes:

· Creating and saving a basic Word documents

· Sending emails with attachments

· Using web browsers

· Internet safety

Support and feedback

Your tutor will be there to support and guide you throughout the course will give you feedback at the end of the course.

If you feel you require any support for your learning, please talk to the tutor or centre staff. Any information given will be treated confidentially.

Additional costs and requirements

This online course is real-time teaching in a virtual environment. Learners must have access to a computer/laptop, microphone, webcam and Zoom (we can advise on this).

There are no additional costs or requirements

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

No, although your tutor may recommend things to try online in between the sessions if you wish.

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.

Start date27 Nov 2020
End date11 Dec 2020
Start time10:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available