Computing skills

Choose from one of our beginner level to advanced computing courses, covering the major Microsoft Office applications, desktop publishing, web design, social media, multimedia packages and programming. We are also a certified test centre for the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL). All of our computing courses are taught by friendly, dedicated and experienced tutors who also offer bespoke IT training courses that can be delivered in your workplace.
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  1. A short introduction to Windows 10

    Course Date: Sun 17 Jun 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    New to Windows 10? Unsure about Edge and Cortana? Join this course and get to grips with this new operating system. This friendly introduction will open doors to the main elements of the software, as well as some of its less accessible applications and tools.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  2. Access: advanced

    Course Date: Mon 23 Oct 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features of databases: relationships, data validation, advanced form design, subforms, multiple queries, advanced reports, macros and switchboard. Knowledge required: Access essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £95.00

  3. Access: essentials

    Course Date: Mon 11 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basics of computer databases: setting them up, creating data tables and forms, entering and editing data, using queries, producing reports and relationships. Required: basic computer literacy and the ability to use a mouse and keyboard.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £85.00

  4. An introduction to Word

    Course Date: Fri 22 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    New to Word and word processing? Do you want to learn how to create and organise letters and short documents? Then this course is ideal for you. Learn all of the basic functions of creating documents: adding, copying, moving and formatting text, practise inserting pictures and creating tables, Spelling and grammar checking, changing the page layout and printing different documents accurately. All you need is enthusiasm, and confidence using a mouse and basic keyboard functions. These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  5. Becoming confident on your computer

    Course Date: Tue 12 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have lots of questions about your computer? Too afraid to ask them? This complete course will guide you through the key aspects of using a PC or laptop. You'll build your confidence and learn to understand the jargon, use some free applications, save and organise files, delete and recover them, and keep your work secure. To enrol, all you need is enthusiam and basic skills with a mouse and keyboard.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  6. Blogging: write your own blog using Tumblr

    Course Date: Sat 30 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Tumblr is one of the most widely used blogging services and this course covers its key features. Learn how to set up a Tumblr account, post text, photos, quotes, links, music and videos.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  7. Blogging: write your own blog using Wordpress

    Course Date: Sat 29 Jul 2017 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about blogging and how to create your own blog.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  8. Digital skills award: a complete course for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 12 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get digital! Learn all the basics of using your computer, being on-line and sending emails, and improve your digital photos and other digital media skillls. This course will help you both in your everyday life as well as provide you with skills employers are looking for. You will gain the 'BCS Entry 3 Award in Digital Skills'.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £154.00

  9. Excel for the workplace (intermediate)

    Course Date: Wed 13 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn some of Excel's more sophisticated functions? Are you an adminstrator or manager who needs to use it for more complex tasks? With realistic workplace assignments, we will cover creating statistical information using functions such as average, minimum and maximum; creating calculations based on a condition; counting entries IF they meet a condition; using more advanced formatting; effective filtering; and creating basic pivot tables to present data in an easy-to-read way.

    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or © other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  10. Excel: advanced

    Course Date: Sat 5 Aug 2017 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features: sorting, filtering, linking, formulae, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. Knowledge required: essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience. See also 'ECDL advanced'.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  11. Excel: analysing data

    Course Date: Wed 29 Nov 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop essential skills to tackle complex data sets and create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, formatting and perfecting your commentary skills. Some familiarity with using Excel is required.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  12. Excel: applying formulae and functions

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Move beyond basic arithmetic in Excel and learn to use the power of formulas and functions to save time and extract new information from your data.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  13. Excel: essentials

    Course Date: Tue 19 Sep 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you need to use Excel for work, in the office, or to keep track of your finances? Learn the basics of spreadsheets: entering text, numbers, formulae, formatting, modifying and linking sheets and creating charts. Knowledge required: basic computer literacy and the ability to use a mouse and keyboard. These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or © other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  14. Excel: expert

    Course Date: Sun 6 Aug 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore higher-level formula writing, learn how to compose recorded macros, and deepen your understanding of pivot tables.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  15. Excel: financial modelling

    Course Date: Tue 31 Oct 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to build a financial model from scratch to valuation under different scenario analysis.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £125.00

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