Computing for the Terrified - Internet and Email
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About this course
Learners who have a basic knowledge of using a computer or laptop, with little or no experience of the Internet and Microsoft Outlook Email.  As a minimum they should have completed the CFTT The Essentials one week course or be at that level or higher.  this is a three week course comprising two hours per week.
What will I learn?

The aim of this course is to give the learners the basic skills to enable them to use the Internet safely for a variety of purposes and to send emails.

On completion you should be able to:

  • Open web browser - Internet Explorer for example
  • Find specific websites
  • Use Google to search
  • Use the Internet for own interests
  • Send and reply to emails
  • Use attachments
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements, however learners are expected to know how to use a computer (ie turn on and off, log in and use a mouse)  possibly having completed the CFTT The Essentials one week course or be at that level or higher.
Study, assessment and qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There are no final qualifications associated with this course.


Additional costs and information

You should bring with you a notebook and pen, or other method of taking notes. There will be a presentation that will also be given as a hand out and a workbook to use.  Please note that the course is a combination of tutor taught and individual learning using the workbook with tutor support.

What could I do next?
You could enrol upon another of our CFTT courses such as Word Processing, PowerPoint Presentations and Excel Spreadsheets, full details of which can be found in the college's directory of part time courses.