IT

What

Our computing course provides participants with essentials computing skills, offering an introduction to: ICT operations; processing information (using Microsoft software packages); finding information using the internet and other sources; keeping information safe and online security.

The course allows participants to progress on to studying for the European Computing Driving Licence (ECDL). This more advanced course is made up of a series of modules and is internationally recognised by employers and educational institutions.

The course is delivered in partnership with Edinburgh College and is designed for unemployed students from disadvantaged backgrounds who may require support to maintain a college place. It offers progression on to a range of related courses at Edinburgh College.

Who

Participants must be of working age and not currently in education or employment. They must also meet other specific entry requirements. Contact us, or speak to your Caseworker for more details.

When

Classes run weekly – please see our Weekly Timetable for details.

Why

Participants learn a range of practical computer skills that will enhance their employability and be useful in their day-to-day lives. The course allows participants to progress on to studying for the European Computing Driving Licence (ECDL).

Where

Delivered in person, in our Community College (156 Cowgate, EH1 1RP), and in venues throughout Midlothian and East Lothian.

Funding Partners