What Courses Do We Offer?
Improved IT skills can increase enjoyment of using your machine, reduce stress, increase efficiency and job prospects. By personalising tuition it allows you to work at your own pace and in at time convenient to you and on a machine you know – your own.Even if you just have a list of questions we can work through them.
Understanding how your machine works
Using Tablets and Mobiles
Using the internet
Solving your IT problems
Microsoft office includes a powerful set of tools for automating business tasks and increasing productivity in the workplace. It can also be used for adding design to personal documents & archiving important documents.
Understanding the internet will open up a wealth of knowledge and resources. You can view information from around the world & broadcast your thoughts and opinions if you’d like.
Tuition is available for using Microsoft Office products together to improve efficiency, this training can be done in small groups and notes provided. Systems/procedures can also be documented to help improve controls.
Improved IT skills can increase enjoyment of using your machine, reduce stress, increase efficiency and job prospects. By personalizing tuition it allows you to work at your own pace and in at time convenient to you and on a machine you know – your own. Even if you just have a list of questions we can work through them.
Understanding how your machine operates
We start with how to turn it on and shut it down (how it differs from just turning it off) and then move on to using the mouse/touchpad/touchscreen. You’ll then learn where documents are stored, how to save files to other devices e.g. pen drives, One Drive, Drop Box & understand files and folders. Once you have the fundamentals you’ll begin personalizing your device & setting Passwords (plus learning what they are and why they are important). Further lessons include “Antivirus software – is it important?”, “Main function and control key functions” & “Finding your way round the keyboard”.
Using Tablets and iPads
In this course, students will understand how to use their devices and how they differ from computers.
Students will learn to send text messages, answer the phone & make calls, update contact information, use apps and how to set up devices on the internet.
Understanding how Windows systems operates
Open office products used for spreadsheets and word processing will be taught.
The Excel course encompasses a whole host of training sessions to bring you up to speed with the latest version of Excel. You’ll begin by understand the basics of excel. You’ll then begin formatting data, sorting it to show the desired results and completing simple calculations. Once your comfortable here you start more complex calculations – producing charts to show your results of data compiled & producing pivot tables for showing selected data.
Our Word course begins with Formatting documents. You’ll quickly be able to Insert pictures and photographs, Set up an index & add links between documents. Once the foundations are in place you’ll begin bookmarking, mail merging documents and producing labels. At this point you’ll learn to produce publicity by inserting links between documents/the internet. You’ll also be able to insert charts & tables as well as acquire lots of help with touch typing.
The Publisher course is great for anyone looking to create eye catching designs for business or personal use. This course features leaflet, newsletter & brochure design – great for keeping customers up to date. You’ll learn to make invitations, cards & postcards for any event & even create yourself a new business card.
The PowerPoint course will equip you with all the skills necessary to present your ideas & services professionally. You’ll learn how presentations for displaying on screen work and how to add animations. You’ll be able to create handouts; designs that can be used in other packages (including tools available) & create family trees/organisation charts.
Using the internet
Our “Using The Internet” course teaches students how to use the internet to search for information & how to do online shopping safely
Emails are very important in the modern work place & in your personal life. We’ll teach you to Use your email system to keep in contact with friends, family and organisations you are involved with as well as adding contacts, inserting photographs and attaching documents.
Your photographs are important to you so let us teach you to transfer them from other devices & put them in folders, safely. We can show you how to Modify them to improve the quality of the image & insert them in documents, emails, other social media.Facebook Facebook is a very powerful platform for creating contacts & keeping in touch with friends & family. We’ll guide you on security settings & how to find friends on Facebook. We’ll also teach you how to use it for keeping in contact, sharing information, posts etc.
Skype is a great tool for keeping in touch with people all around the world. Our Skype course teaches you to set up Skype and how to keep in contact with friends and family
Just like Facebook, Twitter is a powerful social tool for connecting with people. In this course you’ll understand the basics of Twitter, how to set up an account and how to use your account.
If you would like to know more about options for documenting and flow charting your systems, or options for training your staff in small groups please contact me.