Course Information: Basic Online Skills

About this course

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Get to grips with the internet and emailing.

Dates and times

From 29 Jan 2018 to 12 Mar 2018
Mon 19:00-21:30
for 7 weeks

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29 Jan 2018
19:00 to 21:30
05 Feb 2018
19:00 to 21:30
12 Feb 2018
19:00 to 21:30
19 Feb 2018
19:00 to 21:30
26 Feb 2018
19:00 to 21:30
05 Mar 2018
19:00 to 21:30
12 Mar 2018
19:00 to 21:30


Poverest road

with Samantha Matthews

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is 58 , the concession rate is Free. This course also has a charge of 43 for exam fees. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

Fees payable for online enrolment

  • 58.00 (course fee)
  • 43.00 exam fee


Learn how to get online, surf the internet, search for topics. You will be able to register with online recruitment agencies and look for vacancies online. Learn how to set up an email account, how to choose a sensible email address and a secure password. You will learn how to send and reply to messages and how to attach a file to a message. An ideal course if you have never used a computer or the internet.

What can students expect?

You will be able to get online, search for topics that interest you and register for online recruitment agencies and look for and apply for jobs. You will leave with your own email address and account and be confident in using it to send and reply to messages as well as using the address book. Etiquette and security will also be covered. You will learn how to delete unwanted messages and use the address book/contact list to store frequently used email addresses.

Late starters allowed?

No, short intensive course.

Literacy, Language and Numeracy skills required

You will need to be able to communicate in fluent English with the tutor and other students. You will need to take part in discussions, complete tasks, and follow verbal and written instructions. You will need to be able to work independently.

Entry Requirements

No experience needed.

Assessment Method

You will complete tasks in class.

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Language of Assessment


External qualification?

Yes upon successful completion of the tasks in class, you will achieve two level 1 unit qualifications - Using Email and Using the Internet.

Previous experience required?

No previous experience required.

What is the progression route?

Other courses at BAEC aimed at helping in using a computer

Are there any extra costs?


Are there any set books?

No, tutor will provide notes.

Work set between sessions?


Equipment Required

Notepad, pen.

Teaching method/style?

You will learn with an experienced and qualified tutor. You will learn in a dedicated ICT suite at an individual computer.