Building Basic Competencies

Who is it for?

For people who are economically inactive who wish to improve their basic IT skills

What is it about?

The course will provide six workshops plus an induction that will build on office IT, providing practical exercises and support, to enable participants to up-skill for today's job market.

Course Overview

Each session will last for half a day and participants will be expected to attend all seven sessions.

  1. Induction Session
  2. IT Office Skills...Introduction to Microsoft Office Word
  3. IT Office Skills...Introduction to Microsoft Office Excel
  4. IT Office Skills...Introduction to Microsoft Office Outlook
  5. IT Office Skills...Introduction to Microsoft Office PowerPoint
  6. How to do on line job search and complete on-line job application forms
  7. Health and Wellbeing at Work (Carrying out work station risk assessments) or Universal Jobmatch

What will you get out of it?

  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Increased self-esteem through achievement of practical exercises
  • Increased confidence in ability to use IT software packages
  • Transferable skills and knowledge