Computer courses

Introduction to computers

Course length: 3 weeks

Cost: Free

Introduction to Computers course leaflet (PDF, 233 KB)

Location Venue Day Time Start Date
Rugby Benn Partnership Centre Tues 9.30 - 12.00 17 September
Rugby Hill Street Tues 12.30 - 15.00 17 September
Rugby Hill Street Wed 9.30 - 12.00 18 September
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Mon 9.30 - 12.00 16 September
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Tues 12.30 - 15.00 17 September
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Tues 9.30 - 12.00 17 September
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Thur 9.30 - 12.00 10 October
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Thur 9.30 - 12.00 7 November
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Thur 9.30 - 12.00 28 November

If you have little or no previous experience with computers, these courses are for you. After getting used to the keyboard and mouse, you will learn how to search the web, create basic documents and send and receive emails. You will also gain an Entry Level qualification.

Online basics

Course length: 7 weeks

Cost:

  • A - £37.90
  • B - £18.95
  • C - Free

Location Venue Day Time Start Date
Rugby Hill Street Tues 9.30 - 12.00 8th October 2019
Rugby Hill Street Tues 12.30 - 15.00 8th October 2019
Rugby Hill Street Wed 9.30 - 12.00 9th October 2019
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Mon 9.30 - 12.00 7th October 2019
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Tues 12.30 - 15.00 8th October 2019
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Tues 9.30 - 12.00 8th October 2019


ITQ Levels 1 and 2:

Course length: 35 weeks

L1 Award:

  • A - £44.60
  • B - £22.30
  • C - Free

L1 Certificate fee = £74.10

L2 Certificate fee = £94

Location Venue Day Time Start Date
Rugby Hill Street Mon 9.30 - 12.00 16 September 
Rugby Benn Partnership Centre Tues 17.30 - 20.00 17 September 
Rugby Hill Street Thur 12.30 - 15.00 19 September 
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Wed 12.30 - 15.00 17 September 
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Wed 18.00 - 20.30 19 September 
Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Thur 12.30 - 15.00 19 September 
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Mon 9.30 - 12.00 16 September 
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Mon 5.30 - 20.00 16 September 
Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Wed 9.30 - 12.00 18 September 
Bedworth Bedworth Civic Hall Thur 9.30 - 12.00 19 September 

Level 1

If you have some basic computer experience, this course will help you develop a range of skills and knowledge relevant to the workplace and gain a Level 1 qualification. Successful completion of an ICT assessment is required.

Level 2

If you have good computer experience, this course will help you develop a range of skills and knowledge relevant to the workplace and gain a Level 2 qualification. Successful completion of an ICT assessment is required.

More with computers:

Course Location Venue Day Time Start Date Wks Course Fee A Course Fee B Course Fee C
Computing: Next Steps with Computers Rugby Hill Street Mon 13.00 - 15.00 Monday, September 23 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: Exploring Social Media Rugby Hill Street Tues 9.30 - 11.30 Tuesday, September 24 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: Internet Security & Online Safety Rugby Hill Street Weds 13.00 - 15.00 Wednesday, September 25 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: Intro to Google Apps Rugby Hill Street Thur 9.30 - 11.30 Thursday, September 26 8 £72.00 £36.00 Free
Computing: Intro to Google Apps Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Mon 13.00 - 15.00 Monday, September 23 8 £72.00 £36.00 Free
Computing: Exploring Excel Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Tues 9.30 - 11.30 Tuesday, September 24 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: Next Steps with Computers Stratford Foundation House Tues 9.30 - 11.30 Tuesday, September 24 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: LLDD Beginners ICT Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Weds 9.30 - 11.30 Wednesday, September 18 12 Free Free Free
Computing: Next Steps with Computers Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Mon 13.00 - 15.00 Monday, September 23 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: Intro to Google Apps Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Tues 13.00 - 15.00 Tuesday, September 24 8 £72.00 £36.00 Free
Computing: Intro to Microsoft Paint 3D Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Wed 13.00 - 15.00 Wednesday, September 25 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free
Computing: LLDD Beginners ICT Nuneaton Camphill Early Years Centre Thur 13.00 - 15.00 Thursday, September 19 12 Free Free Free
Computing: Next Steps with Computers Bedworth Bedworth Civic Hall Thur 13.00 - 15.00 Thursday, September 26 10 £90.00 £45.00 Free

Intro to Google Apps:

Heard of Google? Think it’s just an Internet search engine? This course will help you to develop skills to maximise the potential of your computer using the Google Apps Suite. Software applications can be expensive, so why not learn how to use some of the many free online apps available in this suite, including Gmail, Google Docs & Sheets, Google Drive, Google Maps and many more. Basic computer skills are required.

Exploring Excel: 

For those with good basic computer skills, this course will look at this widely-used spreadsheet software. Topics covered will include formulas, formatting, creating charts and techniques for analysing data.

Course information leaflet

Next steps with computers:

If you have some basic computer skills already, this course will allow you to take them a step further. Content will include file management skills and staying safe online, but can also be adjusted to take account of your own particular needs and interests.

Course information leaflet

Exploring social media:

Do you want to know more about how social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter or Instagram work? Do you want to learn how to use them, or get a better understanding of how your children do? This course will give you an introduction, including looking at associated risks and precautions. You will need some basic computer skills to join this course.

Course information leaflet

Internet security and online safety:

This course will provide a detailed background to the Internet and World Wide Web. Topics include: securing your computer and software against scams, viruses and fraud, examining jargon and the latest online safety issues and internet consumer advice. Basic computer skills are required.

Course information leaflet

Intro to Microsoft Paint 3D:

Feeling creative? Simple step by step instructions through some of the different functions and features of this program will show you how to move from drawing simple lines to creating unique 2D art and building 3D objects. If you’d like to experiment with the brushes, shapes, text and effects, whilst having some fun, then this is the course for you. Basic computer skills and good mouse skills are required.

LLDD beginners ICT:

To help adults with learning disabilities and/or learning difficulties to develop new ICT skills in a supportive environment.

iPads and tablets

Course duration: 10 weeks

Cost: A – £90.00, B – £45.00, C – Free

Course information leaflet

Course Location Venue Day Time Start Date
Computers: iPad - Introduction Rugby Hill Street Fri 9.30 - 11.30 27 September
Computers: iPad - Introduction Leamington Pound Lane Learning Centre Thurs 15.30 - 17.30 26 September

The course will look at all aspects of the iPad, using the main apps that come with your iPad. You will learn how to create an Apple ID, change security and general settings, install apps, use the camera, FaceTime and iTunes, and more!