Use I.T. - Free IT Training For Beginners

If you're unemployed or working less than 16 hours per week, you can join our course for free. With the UseIT programme you will learn:

Session 1 Computer Basics
  • Understanding computers and operating systems
  • Buttons on a desktop computer
  • Computer performance and features
  • Managing files and folders
  • Introduction to networks
  • Using the internet
Session 2

Internet Basics

  • The internet & world wide web
  • Using E-mail
  • Other methods of communicating on the internet
  • How to create a blog
  • Job hunt with social media
Session 3

Productivity programmes

  • Introduction to productivity programmes
  • Desktop applications
  • Common features and commands
  • Using ribbons and toolbars
  • Using Microsoft Office
  • Introduction to databases
  • Job search savvy
Session 4

Computer security-privacy

  • Introduction to Computer Security and Privacy
  • Protecting Your Computer
  • Protecting Your Family from Security Threats
  • Measures to Protect Your Privacy
  • What Is Intellectual Property?
Session 5


Digital lifestyles

  • Benefits of Digital Technology
  • Introduction to Digital Audio
  • Introduction to Digital Video
  • Introduction to Digital Photography
  • Enjoying Digital Media on Your Computer
  • Digital Technology and career opportunities