Digital Skills For Everyday Life

Digital Skills For Everyday Life

We are offering a free IT course which builds   on your confidence levels with using digital skills in everyday life.

DATE: Thursday 14th March

TIME: 10.00 to 14.00

VENUE: The Longmeadow Centre, Andover, SP10 5DE

X 3 weeks: 14th, 21st & 28th March. All days need to be attended to ensure you benefit fully from the course. Please advise your tutor or admin of any absences.


This course is to provide basic digital skills and improve ICT confidence.

What you will learn:

  1. Demonstrate how to turn on a laptop, use a trackpad/mouse and keyboard and name the main key hardware and software components
  2. Demonstrate how to access local Wi-Fi, load a browser and search for information from at least 3 websites
  3. Demonstrate effective communication by using email software to send, open and reply to messages
  4. Create at least 1 simple document using word processing and demonstrate how to edit, save and retrieve from local storage
  5. Identify at least 3 ways to stay safe when accessing services online


Who is this course for? Absolute beginners, those with limited knowledge and confidence and those who have not previously attended an ICT course before

Previous knowledge/experience: No previous knowledge needed

How you will learn: In class, through question and answers, exercise sheets and guided learning via the projector

How you will be assessed: Work completed on exercise sheets, saved to individual memory stick and emailed work

For the first session you will need to buy/bring: please bring a pen and paper for notes. Laptops provided by RCS

Progression opportunities from this course are: Digital Skills For Work, Maths, English and Wellbeing courses

You can obtain additional information about this course by phoning 01264 359 223 or emailing


Course duration
12 hours

Course delivery
Face to face