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Functional Skills IT at Newham College of Further Education

Course description

The course involves studying for 2.5 hours per week and you will attend one class every week. You will learn computer basics such as security, managing files and folders and the features of computers today. You will learn about emails, the internet and how to use them safely. You will open a Word Processing document and learn how to format it. You will be introduced to spreadsheets, charts and graphs and simple presentations. By the end of the course you will have an excellent grounding in computers that will support you through the next levels.

Entry requirements

You do not need any qualifications, just a willingness to learn.

Financial information

The course cost is £150 plus £25 exam fee. People on some benefits and/or looking for work will not be charged for the course. Newham College also has a Learner Support Fund which can help with the fees on this course. Please ask at reception for further details.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Newham College of Further Education directly.

Last updated date: 04 May 2016
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    •  Little Ilford Learning Zone is one of Newham College’s local centres, which brings education into the community and makes it more accessible to students that may not enrol for college ordinarily.  The delivery of courses that are made available at this site is managed, by Newham Local Education Authority’s (LEA’s) Community Education and Youth Service. This organisation is an associate faculty of Newham College and it manages a number of sites that are similar to this one, on the college’s behalf. Courses at Little Ilford Learning Zone are offered exclusively to students over 19 years-of-age and enable them to qualify in subjects such as language, ITC and even accounting.