Digital Skills

Computer courses are available for students at different levels -  from beginners to intermediate.

For the complete beginner we will show you how to switch your computers on, build your confidence and teach you the basics of using a personal computer.

Computers Don’t Bite

Course ID: Y085

Venue: West Neighbourhood Hub

Start date: 27/09/2022

Day: Tuesday

Start/end time: 12.30-14.30

Course duration: 8 weeks

Cost: £5.00


Course ID: Y086

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 28/09/2022

Day: Wednesdys 

Start/end time: 12.30-14.30

Duration: 8 weeks

Fee: £5.00

Introduction to Word Processing

Course ID: Y087

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 10/10/2022

Day: Thursdays

Start/end time: 09.30-11.30

Duration: 9 weeks

Fee: £33 (Concessions 16-19 £10)

Online Skills

The following courses can show you how to stay safe online, how to search and find information on the internet and how to be creative using your computer or laptop.

Stay in Touch Using Tablets & Smartphones

Course ID: Y088 

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 30/09/2022

Day: Thursdays

Start/end time: 12.00 - 14.00

Course duration: 10 weeks

Cost: £5

ICDL

If you’re looking for courses to improve your job prospects, ICDL Level 1 and Level 2 courses are recommended and endorsed by employers. Both courses include word processing, spreadsheet and presentation modules. Fast-Track courses consist of longer lessons over a shorter period.

LEVEL 1

Course ID: Y079

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 19/09/2022

Day: Mondays

Start/end time: 18.30-20.30

Course duration: 24 weeks

Cost: £149 (Concessions - benefits: £89 / 16-19: £29)


LEVEL 1 (FAST TRACK)

Course ID: Y080

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 23/09/2022

Day: Fridays

Start/end time: 09.30-12.30

Course duration: 16 weeks

Cost: £149 (Concessions - benefits: £89 / 16-19: £29)


LEVEL 2

Course ID: Y082

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 06/10/2022

Day: Wednesdays

Start/end time: 18.00 - 20.30

Course duration: 24 weeks

Cost: £192 (concessions*: Benefits: £117 / 16-10: £42)


LEVEL 2 (FAST TRACK)

Course ID: Y083

Venue: St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre

Start date: 03/02/2023

Day: Fridays

Start/end time: 09.30-12.30

Course duration: 20 weeks

Cost: £192 (concessions*: Benefits: £117 / 16-10: £42)

*Concessionary fee codes of £89 (Level 1) and £117 (Level 2) are available for those in receipt of certain means tested benefits.

Further concessions for students aged over 16 or under 19 are available from 1 September 2022.

Contact

For more information and to register your interest email community.learning@newport.gov.uk or telephone (01633) 656656 and ask for St Julian’s Community Learning and Library Centre.