Course overview

Welcome to the Beginners Digital course for Entry 2/Entry 3 ESOL students! This course helps you build foundational computer and digital skills while improving your English. Learn to use computers, navigate the internet, send emails, and use smartphones and tablets. Gain confidence in typing, basic document creation, and safe internet practices. Easy-to-follow lessons ensure a supportive learning environment.

Course description

This Basic Digital Skills course is for E2/E3 ESOL students who want to learn how to use computers and the internet. In this course, you will learn important skills to help you use digital devices in your daily life. We will start with the basics, such as how to turn on a computer, use a mouse and keyboard, and understand the different parts of a computer. You will learn how to create and save documents, use email, and browse the internet safely. You will also learn how to use common programs like Word and Excel. We will practice typing, making simple documents, and using spreadsheets. These skills are useful for work and personal projects. The course will help you understand how to stay safe online. You will learn about passwords, avoiding scams, and keeping your personal information private. You will have lots of practice with hands-on activities and exercises. There will be group work and discussions to help you learn from others and practice speaking and listening in English. By the end of the course, you will feel more confident using a computer and the internet. You will be able to complete basic tasks on a computer and understand how to stay safe online. This course will help you use digital skills in your everyday life and improve your English at the same time. This course is free for those living in Southampton.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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