Introduction to Computers

Learning and Development (William Booth College)

Introduction to Computers

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Course Details

Helping course attendees become familiar with components of a desktop computer and building confidence in using a computer. This course covers basics of what are the components of a desktop computer and a laptop, and functions of different software i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Web Browsers.

  1. Word – Creating a Document 
  2. Outlook – Working with Emails and Calendar 
  3. Excel – Creating a basic Spreadsheet 
  4. PowerPoint – Creating a presentation 
  5. The Internet – Google & Edge 

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course attendees will able to: 

  • Switch on a computer 
  • Identify different parts of a desktop computer and laptop 
  • Send and reply to an email 
  • Work with email attachments 
  • Create and format a basic word document 
  • Create a basic spreadsheet 
  • Create a presentation 
  • Search the Internet for specific information 

Additional Information

Course Duration: 16 hours

Who Should Apply?

Anyone who is not confident in using a computer, either to send an email, create a basic word document, create a spreadsheet or browse the Internet.

Note: Should an employee/officer book a place on a course but then subsequently fail to attend or complete the course, repayment of cost of the course will be charged to the department/appointment concerned (recoverable from the individual) (Policy CS04 Sect 6.5). 


Date and Time

Wednesday, May 24th 2023 at 09:30 to
Thursday, May 25th 2023 at 16:00

Registration End Date

Wednesday, April 26th 2023


William Booth College, Champion Park, London

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