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 18 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase your confidence in using Windows 10 with this short course.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  2. Access: advanced

    Course Date: Mon 12 Jun 2017
    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: essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience. See also ECDL advanced.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

  3. Access: essentials

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    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.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

  4. Android tablet: getting started

    Course Date: Sun 30 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about the Android operating system and how to use its features, including browsing the web and downloading apps for different types of task. You will need to bring your Android tablet or Android phone to class.



    Please note that this course is about using the common features of the Android operating system as found on all Android devices. It doesn't cover specific features provided by your device or, in the case of Android phones, your network operator.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £35.00

  5. Build a website in a fortnight with WordPress

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use WordPress, the world's most popular website building program. This is our one day course 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' but taught over two evenings.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  6. Choosing a computer

    Course Date: Sun 14 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you thinking of buying a laptop but don't know where to start? There are hundreds of laptops to choose from and we can help you find the right one.



    This course is FREE if you are on (1) Jobseeker’s Allowance or (2) Employment & Support Allowance WRAG (ESA Work Related Activity Group). Please contact the Information and Bookings team on 020 7831 7831 to discuss your eligibility.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  7. Choosing a mobile device

    Course Date: Sun 21 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Thinking of buying a mobile device but don’t know where to start? Confused by all the options available? Don't know the differences between tablet, phablet, smart-phone, iphone or notebook? This course will help you. We'll outline the options available and what you should look for to get the right mobile device to suit your needs.



    This course is FREE if you are on (1) Jobseeker’s Allowance or (2) Employment & Support Allowance WRAG (ESA Work Related Activity Group). Please contact the Information and Bookings team on 020 7831 7831 to discuss your eligibility.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  8. Computing: getting started

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn how to use a computer in a relaxed and supportive environment? This course will help you learn to use a computer the easy way so you can do other courses or work on your own. You will be introduced to basic features of Windows and the most frequently used software. Ideal if you’ve never used a computer before.



    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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  9. Digital skills

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Don’t get left behind! You will learn how to use and enjoy today’s online services and digital media devices. As well as enhancing life at home, the course gives you skills that employers are looking for in the workplace. You will gain the 'BCS Entry 3 Award in Digital Skills'.



    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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £134.00

  10. Excel VBA: stage 1

    Course Date: Mon 3 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on your advanced Excel skills and learn how to use the Visual Basic Editor (VBE) to create VBA procedures (macros) and user forms. You will then be able to modify and test these components easily step by step in the VBE.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  11. Excel: advanced

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017 (and 4 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

  12. Excel: essentials

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you need to use Excel for work, in the office, or even 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 (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: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  13. Excel: tricks and tips for productivity

    Course Date: Wed 21 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is for Microsoft Excel users who would like to learn methods that will make their use of the software easier and more efficient. The focus of the day will be to look at different features of Excel as well as adjusting settings and other shortcuts to improve your experience and productivity.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  14. Facebook for business

    Course Date: Fri 23 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how Facebook can be used as a cost effective method for promoting your business and how you can use it to connect with your customers.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  15. Facebook getting started

    Course Date: Mon 22 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn more about Facebook, the social networking site that allows you to find and communicate with friends and common interest groups. Keep in touch with family and friends or get in touch with long lost relations or school friends.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £35.00

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