Nottingham College are hosting computer courses for beginners. Please read on to find out how to book.

Courses take place on most days and are ongoing with immediate start.

Course Duration: 



11 weeks - 2 hours per week



Course Location: 

Snapewood Community Centre

Snape Wood Road




Southglade Access Centre

Southglade Road




Entry Requirements


No formal qualifications.

All learners should attend regularly and be punctual and have a good standard of written and spoken English.

All students are required to complete a mandatory course workbook (Unique Learning Programme) each week, with the support of their course tutor.


Course Content:

On this course, students will learn:

·         Identify and use a computer workstation and appropriate system software

·         File management - use a computer’s system software to create and manage files and folders

·         Microsoft Office - identify and use Word Processing, Excel Spreadsheets and PowerPoint Presentation Software correctly to enter, numbers, text and symbols accurately

·         Formatting and Editing – Format and edit basic paragraph and document properties

·         Internet and email – use the student portal and student email

·         Microsoft Teams - locate assignments, download files and use chat

·         Basic maths and English – grammar, punctuation, PC calculator, PC calendar, pages numbering etc

·         Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion – learn and understand college polices



Learners will be taught as a whole class, in small groups and one to one. Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. Learners will be required to complete a short workbook and encouraged to set their own personal targets as part of this course.



The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities for learners wishing to further their learning in this subject area.

Information will be made available to student about other course opportunities at Nottingham College

Students will have the opportunity to access external Careers Guidance to aid their next steps


How to apply/enrol:

Places are limited.

Contact Nottingham College on 01159 100 100 or call Karen Lee Burton (Community Team) on 07813856548 / 01158 380 802.

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