Computing and Digital Technologies

PC Skills


Available at Kirkintilloch


This course is aimed at complete beginners and is an excellent starting point for you to develop computing and IT skills and gain access to the many everyday benefits computers bring. You will find out about computer hardware, keyboard, mouse and printer and how to use essential software to carry out everyday tasks and access the internet.  As well as that, you will become a more confident computer user.

Course Information

There are no formal entry requirements, but you should demonstrate an interest in computers and computing.

The course includes topics such as:

  • Gaining confidence in using computer systems and applications
  • Managing files and folders
  • Using of a variety of software packages (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Using email and internet browsers
  • Understanding hardware and software components used in computer systems
  • Using and understanding the internet

Upon successful completion of this course, you could progress on to a higher level Digital Skills programme.

Classes Available



  • Cost
  • £110
  • Days
  • Half a day pw
  • Start Date
  • 06 Sep 2021 - 15 Jan 2022
  • Time
  • 14:00 - 16:00