First Steps Womens Centre Dungannon

First Steps Womens Centre Dungannon

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IT Courses

Introduction to Computers

Course Duration: 6 x 2 hour classes

It is assumed that students are new to computers with little or no previous experience.

You will learn how to start your computer, shut down and make use of your computer; open programs, save files and print.  Some light word-processing and an introduction to using the internet and email.

  • We will start the course by identifying parts of the computer you need to know.
  • Discuss the areas of screen (desktop) when you turn on the computer
  • Show you how to use a mouse; clicking, left-click, right-click, pointing, clicking and double-clicking.
  • Identify various keys on keyboard

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Getting the most from the Internet

With the growth of the use of the internet, it is changing how we do everyday tasks.  Tasks that were once done mostly through personal interaction such as shopping, banking or communication can now be done online.

We will look at the most popular internet activities, for example, sending or receiving emails, finding information about goods or services, reading online news, newspapers or magazines, Internet banking, searching for health-related information, searching for directions, looking for a job and downloading software.

Commences  September 2018

Getting to Know your iPad/Tablet

The course is aimed at those who are completely new to iPad or tablets.  It will explore the following:- 

  • Getting started with your iPad/tablet
  • Using the keyboard
  • Browsing
  • Installing and managing apps
  • Security and general settings
  • Using the Camera

iPad Course Commences    - September 2018

Tablet Course Commences - September 2018

Both Courses  - 6 Weeks

iPad/Tablet Progression

Course Duration: 6 x 2 hour Classes

Entry Requirements:
Completed Getting to Know your iPad course or experience of using an iPad.

  • Course Content:
  • Setting up your iPad
  • Using the touch screen
  • Security

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Getting to know your Smart Phone

This course is aimed at those who are new to smartphones or those who simply want to get more from their smartphone

What’s covered?
• Getting started with your Smartphone
• Using the touchscreen / keyboard
• Browsing the Internet

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Computerised Accounts Level 1

Course Duration: 12 x 2 hour classes.

Course Summary:
This course is aimed at students who are new to the skill and knowledge required for computerised accounts. It is suitable for those studying in preparation for employment and those already in employment who wish to develop their knowledge of underlying principles and practice.
No previous knowledge of Sage accounting software is needed.

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Computerised Payroll Level 1

Course duration: 12 x 2 hour classes

Entry Requirements: There are no formal entry requirements for the Level 1 Award in Payroll.  However, it is recommended that prospective candidates will already have basic skills in numeracy, literacy and IT prior to embarking on a course of study for this qualification.

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