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Basic IT Skills for Confidence Programme


Computing and Information Technology

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date



11 weeks



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Course Overview

The course is designed to help those who need support and basic understanding of different IT skills used in everyday life.

What will I learn?

You will build your confidence and gain the knowledge
different aspects of using software that can also be used on your mobile
devices. These topics of understanding are:

Internet and Safety
Understanding the importance of WiFi passwords, online banking and Social Media.
Creating, attaching files and sending emails and understanding the different
recipients’ buttons along with setting up out of office responses.
Understanding different layouts and fonts and how to set up headers and footers
and inserting pictures.
Basic spreadsheet on formulas and creating graphs to include managing basic home finance in one place.
Understanding how to use video calls and other functions within teams.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There is no formal qualification or assessment.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements with this course.

Additional Costs and Information

£150 (Free fundable course to those who meet the eligibility requirements)

Free fundable programme for aged 19+ who are in receipt of benefit or on a low wage income and must have lived in the UK for the last three years. You must currently reside in England. Should you need any additional information before applying please do contact us on

Course Dates & Times:

The Course will run one day per week at the Chippenham campus from
26.01.24 to 08.03.24 Friday 09:30-14:30

The course will run one day per week at the Salisbury campus from 15.04.24 to 08.07.24 Monday 10:30-13:00

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