Next Steps in Computing (SD) Catterick Name

Course Content

Course Content

The course will provide a simple hands-on introduction for those who are new to using a computer, accessing the internet and basic word-processing.
The course will help you to:
• Practice keyboard and mouse skills
• Create, store and retrieve a word processed document
• Apply basic formatting to text in a word processed document
• Recognise common computer terminology
• Improve computer safety and security
• Develop skills for learning online
During the course, you will work on documents and activities set by your teacher in a socially distanced computer room. Further details of the Covid compliant access and required actions to ensure everyone’s safety, will be sent to you prior to the course start.

This course is for anyone aged 19 or over.
It is suitable for those who are new to using IT.
An alternative version of this course is available for those with equipment and the ability to work online.

A notepad and pen and you may wish to bring a folder to store notes and handouts.

Your teacher will give verbal and written feedback throughout the course.

You will receive an ALSS certificate of achievement on successful completion of this course.

Get started with digital skills
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Concessions may be available based on income and benefit status

Helping you financially

  • 92% of our learners receive full funding for their learning. Our mission is to support you on the right learning path (T&C apply).
  • We can offer financial support relating to childcare costs, travel costs, course fees, books etc. (T&C apply).
  • You can pay for your course in instalments (over £100). Please ask for details.
  • English, maths including GCSEs and computing courses (up to Level 1) are FREE subject to eligibility (adult learners aged 19+ at 31st August 2023).
  • Qualification courses at Level 2 or below are FREE if your individual employed/self employed income is below £20,319.
  • If you have not yet achieved a Level 3 qualification or equivalent, you could learn for FREE.
  • Don’t worry if you have already gained a Level 3 qualification, but want to change your career path and try something new – you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan which you start to pay back when you earn over £27,295.
  • From April 2023, some Level 3 courses will be available for FREE to adults who are unemployed or earning below the National Living Wage annually (£20,319), even if you already have a Level 3 qualification or higher. This funding is part of the ‘Level 3 Free Courses for Jobs’ offer and you will find a full list of qualifications included in this offer here https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/find-a-free-level-3-qualification/list-of-free-level-3-qualifications-available-to-eligible-adults

If you are unsure on what price you should pay, please contact us on 01609 536066 or email adultlearningservice@northyorks.gov.uk