Course DescriptionYou Can Do IT a computer course for beginners

This beginner level course is designed for learners with little or no computer knowledge. There are six topics, each one leading on from the previous. Participants will learn how to use a computer for everyday tasks such as typing a letter, sending an email, surfing the Web and working with music and photos.

This course can be delivered in two options:

One to One – Tutor works directly with the Individual learner. This works well for learners who may be nervous about attending a group classroom environment. Tuition is delivered at the learners pace, and in a manner that is easy to follow and understand.

Small Group – This option works well for a group of up to 4 people who already know each other. So a group of friends, work colleagues or even family members. With this option, learners have the help and support of people they feel comfortable with.

Course Content

  • Computer Basics – types and parts of a computer; using a keyboard & mouse
  • Desktop Environment – Icons; Taskbar; Apps; Windows & Files
  • Producing Documents – type, print & save a simple letter
  • The World Wide Web – Internet; www; safety & finding information
  • E-mail – set-up an e-mail account; send & receive e-mail messages
  • Multimedia – transfer, sort and store photo/video from a mobile phone to a computer

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone who has never used a computer before but would like to learn the basics
  • Anyone who currently uses a computer but is unsure of what they are doing, and would like to become more confident in their computer use


  • There is no formal assessment for this course

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good understanding of both written and verbal English.
  • have access to a computer or laptop so they can practice at home.
  • have access to the Internet at home for some portions of the course.
  • bring photo ID with them.

Course Summary

Duration:                    6 weeks – up to 2 hours per week

Accreditation:           Carnew Training & Consultancy In-house Certificate of attendance

Validity:                       Certificate has no expiry date

Cost:                             €280 per person  (May Qualify for DSP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

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