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Beginners Computers Courses - Online Basics E2 (available at Staffordshire libraries)

Who is the course for?

The course is designed for beginners but is also of use for those with some very basic knowledge of using their device.

Aim of the course

To introduce new users to using their device, either a computer, iPad, tablet or laptop. Introducing new users to a keyboard, the internet, and e-mail. Learners will develop a small portfolio of evidence covering these topics. Teaching will include tutor led sessions, tutor demonstration, question and answer sessions, and student exercises. You will work at your own pace will work in small groups or in pairs. You will also record your own learning progress. You will receive an accredited certificate.

What will the course cover?

The course could cover the following areas, starting with device basics, using an iPad keyboard, using apps, using the internet, searching the internet using a search engine, using an email account to send and receive emails, using iPads, the internet and email safely.

Where and when is it?

Except for some very small libraries, most libraries in Staffordshire offer these courses usually in the morning or afternoon. Ask a member of the library staff for information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Ben Murphy
Contact Position
Course Administration
01543 510710
ACL Computer Courses

Where to go

Lichfield Library
The Friary
WS13 6QG
Districts covered

Time / Date Details

When is it on
9am Wednesday or Friday Mornings Term Time Only
Time of day
Session Information
Please either book in the Library or call Ben Murphy on 01543 510710

Other Details


Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£10.00 Registration fee
Length of course and the cost? The course runs for 15 hours. There is no charge for this qualification programme, for those job seeking, or if you receive or are dependent on an income -based benefit or eligible for library concessions. Others £10 . Each lesson usually 2½ hours per week


Referral required
Referral Details

What can I do after the course?

You can move on to another computer course e.g. Tablet Basics E3, Tablet Plus, or an ITQ Level 1 Award for IT Users. You can also have an Information and Advice session if you want to see what further learning you can do.


For more information telephone Ben Murphy or Tim Keeling on 01543 510710, or email


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