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Computing Courses for Adults

Adult Short Courses in Hertfordshire

Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to build on current skills, we can help you improve your knowledge in this fast moving digital age.

We offer computing courses for beginners and Excel or Word courses to improve your confidence at work. If you'd like to know more about social media or eBay, we also have courses covering those subjects.

Please note you need to be aged 19 or over in order to enroll on our community learning courses. Our courses also need sufficient numbers in order to run but we'll contact you in case of a cancellation.

We run a variety of courses throughout the year. If you'd like to hear about new or upcoming courses please let us know by signing up to our newsletter.

 

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Excel for Work: Starts Sep, Wed, 19:00-21:00

This short course will reintroduce you to the standard options available and then focus on specific elements used in the workplace. This will include formulas – average, min, max and relative addressing, creating and amending charts, hiding worksheets, columns and rows, conditional formatting, functions, protecting workbook and invaluable tips and tricks.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration5WK 5 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

CLAiT Workshop (Unit 1 Awards in Microsoft Office): Starts Oct, Tue, 15:30-17:30

This is a workshop activity where the tutor will be supporting you either 1-2-1 or in small groups as you progress through the material. Students can choose which unit/s they would like to study at level 1. Units available are File Management and Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentation. Once you have been issued your resources it is essential that you undertake independent study between lessons to meet the unit/s goals.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration8WK 8 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Essential ICT Skills - Beginners Guide: Starts Oct, Thu, 19:00-21:00

You will learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents that include applying different text styles and sizes as well as inserting images, saving and printing your work. Downloading pictures, linking with file management to create folders to store images and documents. Learning the fundamentals of Excel and a tour around the internet and email.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration6WK 6 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Introduction to Social Media: 1 Day - Sat 19 Oct, 10:00-13:00

You will gain an understanding of the different social media channels and how to use them including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat . Gain an understanding of the differences between them, how to set up accounts and use the main functions of each channel, as well as a general look at issues surrounding security and privacy.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • EEntry Level
  • SSt Albans Campus

Advanced Excel Starts Nov, Wed, 19:00-21:00

This short course is focused on understanding and applying advanced features with Microsoft Excel 2016. This will include Pivot Tables, Lookup Formulas (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP), amending and creating templates, absolute/ relative formulas, conditional formatting and linking. To join and benefit from this course you need to be proficient in using this application. Ideally you will have completed the Excel for Work course or be currently working at an intermediate level. Contact ACL 01727 737154 if you require assistance.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration4WK 4 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Excel for Work: Starts Jan, Wed, 19:00-21:00

This short course will reintroduce you to the standard options available and then focus on specific elements used in the workplace. This will include formulas – average, min, max and relative addressing, creating and amending charts, hiding worksheets, columns and rows, conditional formatting, functions, protecting workbook and invaluable tips and tricks.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration5WK 5 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

CLAiT Workshop (Unit 1 Awards in Microsoft Office): Starts Jan, Tue, 15:30-17:30

This is a workshop activity where the tutor will be supporting you either 1-2-1 or in small groups as you progress through the material. Students can choose which unit/s they would like to study at level 1. Units available are File Management and Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentation. Once you have been issued your resources it is essential that you undertake independent study between lessons to meet the unit/s goals.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration8WK 8 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Essential ICT Skills - Beginners Guide: Starts Feb, Thu, 19:00-21:00

You will learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents that include applying different text styles and sizes as well as inserting images, saving and printing your work. Downloading pictures, linking with file management to create folders to store images and documents. Learning the fundamentals of Excel and a tour around the internet and email.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration6WK 6 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Word for Work: Starts Feb, Mon, 19:00-21:00

This short course will reintroduce you to the standard options available and then focus on specific elements for use in the workplace, this will include the mail merge process, creating labels, inserting images and shapes into documents, formatting documents, headers and footers and document security.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration5WK 5 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Advanced Excel Starts Mar, Wed, 19:00-21:00

This short course is focused on understanding and applying advanced features with Microsoft Excel 2016. This will include Pivot Tables, Lookup Formulas (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP), amending and creating templates, absolute/ relative formulas, conditional formatting and linking. To join and benefit from this course you need to be proficient in using this application. Ideally you will have completed the Excel for Work course or be currently working at an intermediate level. Contact ACL 01727 737154 if you require assistance.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration4WK 4 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Introduction to Social Media: 1 Day - Sat 21 Mar,10:00-14:00

You will gain an understanding of the different social media channels and how to use them including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat . Gain an understanding of the differences between them, how to set up accounts and use the main functions of each channel, as well as a general look at issues surrounding security and privacy.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Excel for Work: Starts Apr, Wed, 19:00-21:00

This short course will reintroduce you to the standard options available and then focus on specific elements used in the workplace. This will include formulas – average, min, max and relative addressing, creating and amending charts, hiding worksheets, columns and rows, conditional formatting, functions, protecting workbook and invaluable tips and tricks.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration5WK 5 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

CLAiT Workshop (Unit 1 Awards in Microsoft Office): Starts Apr, Tue, 15:30-17:30

This is a workshop activity where the tutor will be supporting you either 1-2-1 or in small groups as you progress through the material. Students can choose which unit/s they would like to study at level 1. Units available are File Management and Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentation. Once you have been issued your resources it is essential that you undertake independent study between lessons to meet the unit/s goals.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration8WK 8 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Essential ICT Skills - Beginners Guide: Starts Apr, Thu, 19:00-21:00

You will learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents that include applying different text styles and sizes as well as inserting images, saving and printing your work. Downloading pictures, linking with file management to create folders to store images and documents. Learning the fundamentals of Excel and a tour around the internet and email.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration6WK 6 weeks
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

Advanced Word: Starts May, Mon, 19:00-21:00

This short course is focused on understanding and applying advanced features with Microsoft Word 2016. This will include mailmerge, amending and creating templates, inserting watermarks, creating hyperlinks within text and embedding other files into a word document. To join and benefit from this course you need to be proficient in using this application. Ideally you will have completed the Word for Work course or be currently working at an intermediate level. Contact ACL 01727 737154 if you require assistance.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration4WK 4 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Advanced Excel Starts June, Wed, 19:00-21:00

This short course is focused on understanding and applying advanced features with Microsoft Excel 2016. This will include Pivot Tables, Lookup Formulas (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP), amending and creating templates, absolute/ relative formulas, conditional formatting and linking. To join and benefit from this course you need to be proficient in using this application. Ideally you will have completed the Excel for Work course or be currently working at an intermediate level. Contact ACL 01727 737154 if you require assistance.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration4WK 4 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

Introduction to Social Media: 1 Day - Sat 13 June,10:00-13:00

You will gain an understanding of the different social media channels and how to use them including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat . Gain an understanding of the differences between them, how to set up accounts and use the main functions of each channel, as well as a general look at issues surrounding security and privacy.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1WK 1 weeks
  • SSt Albans Campus

 

Contact us

Our team are on hand if you'd discuss our community courses

01727 737000   info@oaklands.ac.uk