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Whether you want to get started using a computer, laptop or tablet, or gain expertise in Microsoft Office software, we offer a series of courses designed to help you in everyday life and work. Courses run at different time during the year and some of the courses currently on offer are listed below.
To find out what's on offer right now please search for courses local to you on our course finder or contact your local centre.
Computer and digital skills
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)
Have you treated yourself to a new iPad/Android tablet and are not sure how to get up and running? Then come along to our course and bring along your own device so you can set it up in the classroom and practise with the help of the tutor. You will learn how to explore your tablet, including searching the internet, using skype, downloading apps, emailing, using social media and working safely online, how to connect to wifi and taking and manipulating pictures.
Following on from our getting started course and now that you have mastered the basics of your tablet, come along and learn more complex functions that you could use in your personal and working life.
Joining this course gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in relation to word processing, spreadsheets, file management, using the internet and email. Whether you want to get a job, gain confidence or get online, improving your skills could help you do it.
This course is designed to help you to improve your everyday computer skills. These skills will help you to use computers independently, effectively and confidently in both your personal and working life. The course covers word processing, spreadsheets, file management and using the internet and email.
This course is designed to support you to develop your everyday computer skills. You will work towards an accredited qualification in one or more of the following subjects: IT users fundamentals; spreadsheet software; word processing software; using email; internet and the world wide web. Qualifications in ICT are suitable for learners of all ages who wish to be recognised for their achievement of a wide range of practical ICT skills for use in everyday life.
ECDL is the internationally recognised qualification for computer users. ECDL will improve your understanding of computers and promote the efficient use of spreadsheet, presentation and word processing software. The course will open up a variety of opportunities for you through the broad range of skills it provides. The qualification is widely recognised by employers as proof of ability and competence when working with IT.
There are four main adult learning centres around the East Riding and many of our courses are taught in these centres. For more information on the venues, please see the venue details page.
Course costs vary, depending on the duration and type of course, and your personal circumstances (for example, if you’re on certain benefits or you’re taking a particular qualification). For more information on course types, concessions and paying by instalments, please see our how much courses costs page.
You can use our course finder to search for courses by title, subject or location.
You can also contact your nearest adult learning centre where our friendly staff will be happy to give you more information about courses that interest you.