Stay safe online

Course Dates: 26/04/21
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Online
Tutors: 
What does identify theft entail? What risks do you run? Learn how to protect yourself from identify theft on this course.
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £20.00

Course Code: CPRY03

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Mon, day, 26 Apr - 26 Apr '21

Duration: 1 session

Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

Any questions? computing@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2515

Please note: We offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

Speeding up your computer and removing files that will slow you computer down and compromise your security.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• The Do's and Don’ts of the Internet
• Search engines and URL security
• How to stay safe when using a public network
• Removing cookies, Internet browse history & temporary Internet files
• Disabling Ad-ons.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Use the correct tools for searching the Internet safely
• Remove security threats
• Disable unwanted ad-ons.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions to support demonstrations, hand-outs and for health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion.
Please look at the rest of the course outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support in your English and Maths skills to help you to take part fully in this class.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The class will be taught with a mixture of presentations and demonstration where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.Notes will be provided electronically via Google Classroom. It’s a good idea to have a pen and paper for your own notes.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs added to this course.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Introduction to cyber security essentials, Introduction to cloud computing, PC maintenance: an introduction, Becoming confident on the internet.

Terry Myers

Terry has worked as a lecturer at the City Lit for over 20 years in a number of different departments namely Business Technology, Universal Skill, Staff Development, Progress and Business Development Team. He has been delivering Internal and external training to companies and individuals requesting bespoke training on a number of MS Office applications, from beginners to advanced levels both as an employee of City Lit and as a freelance trainer, some businesses include NHS, Solicitors, Delegates from the Indian Government, to mention but a few. Applications includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Internet browsers (Stay Safe Online) as well as Windows File Management and PC Maintenance. Terry is enthusiastic about delivering teaching whether face to face or as an online course and believe learning should be fun and rewarding. He is known for his patience, ability to translate information clearly and challenging student to become more visual when learning, thus making them less dependent on their handouts, work colleagues. We look forward to seeing you in one of his classes.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.