How will I be taught?
Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles, including one to one guidance and group critiques to support you in achieving your goals. The course will be taught in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, which will try to cater for your individual needs. Your tutor will provide feedback throughout the course.
Teaching, learning and assessment are carried out through formal taught sessions, discussion, work sheets, practice papers, home study, feedback and evaluation and externally assessed tests.
If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the appropriate support.
What do I need to bring with me?
A notepad, pen and a folder for keeping course materials and a USB memory stick so that you can save the documents you have produced and then practise your skills between sessions.
** Please note: If you are storing any data/images on transferrable data devices (memory sticks, portable hard drives, etc.) please make sure that you have back-up files saved elsewhere and when removing devices have followed the 'safely removing hardware' guidelines on the PC. Kent Adult Education is not responsible for any loss or damage to your personal equipment or corruption to your files whilst you are in Kent Adult Education centres and/or undertaking Kent Adult Education courses.**
What can I do next?
This course can lead to the ECDL Advanced (Level 3) qualification or you may wish to further your learning on shorter courses covering areas such as pivotTables within Excel.
Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help you identify the most appropriate next step.
What do I need to join the course
Access to a computer is essential, preferably with Windows 10 and Microsoft® Office 2016. This course is for students who are looking to improve their existing computing skills or build on previous qualifications.
You will need good keyboard and mouse skills to undertake this level of study. Please note that you should be able to follow spoken and written instructions, read handouts/activities and take part in group discussions as required.
If you wish to register your interest in this course, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The e-mail should include:
• The reason for your application and examples of your current level of ICT skills and experiences (preferably as an attached document);
• The course you wish to attend;
• Any further questions related to the course;
• A contact telephone number.
You will be sent a link to an initial assessment survey within 10 working days of your e-mail being received.