Computers & Digital Technologies

shutterstock_160209287

It is hard to keep up with the latest in digital technologies but we can help.
We have a computer suite with lovely PCs using windows 10.  You can book here

We also have a specialist Family History course to help you explore your ancestry online.

Please note that our maximum number of learners per class held at Stoke Lodge this term is 6. This small class also ensures that you get plenty of individual and supportive attention from the tutor throughout each course.

Some courses will run as online courses and some will start at Stoke Lodge or St Pauls. You can see the starting venue/format for each course listed below. We reserve the right to change the format of the course, in term, should safety advice change.


PLEASE NOTE: Online and telephone booking will
open at 9.30am on Thursday 27 August

NEW Getting to know Zoom

This course is aimed at those who wish to participate in a Zoom meeting and gain confidence in using the various Zoom features. The course will offer lots of practical activities where learners can learn the main features.

  • Wednesday 10am to 12noon  Carmel Zapata
  • 1 session 4 November  £16 / £10 CZZ1 : Online

Book Now


NEW Getting to know Zoom

This course is aimed at those who wish to participate in a Zoom meeting and gain confidence in using the various Zoom features. The course will offer lots of practical activities where learners can learn the main features.

  • Thursday 10am to 12noon  Carmel Zapata
  • 1 session 12 November £16 / £10 CZZ2 : Online

Book Now


Refresh Your Computer Skills 

Need to update your computer skills? Feeling left behind with digital technology? This course aims to familiarise you with the basics and build your confidence using a computer in a supportive environment.  Create useful documents, surf the internet and send emails.  Suitable for beginners or those who wish to update and refresh their computer skills.

  • Wednesdays 10am to 12noon           Carmel Zapata
  • 10 sessions 23 September  £140 / £84          CYRS : Stoke Lodge

Book Now


Improve Your Computer Skills

Get to grips with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, Internet and organise your files. This course aims to build on skills achieved in our Refresh Your Computer Skills course or similar. This course is not suitable for beginners. 

  • Mondays 1pm to 3pm                        Carmel Zapata
  • 10 sessions 21 September  £140 / £84          CIYS  : Online

Book Now


Further Your Computer Skills  

Take your computer skills further using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, Internet and file management. This course aims to build on skills achieved in our Improve Your Computer Skills course or similar. This course is not suitable for beginners.

  • Mondays 10am to 12noon     Carmel Zapata
  • 10 sessions 21 September  £140 / £84          FYCS : Online

Book Now


Get Started with Pixlr – Taster Session

This taster session will provide a short introduction into Pixlr, a free online photo editing app.   You can then join the longer course, if you would like to explore all the features which this application offers.

  • Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm   Carmel Zapata 
  • 1 session 2 September  £16 / £10 PIXT : Online

Book Now


Photo Editing with Pixlr

Learn how to navigate your way around this popular FREE online photo editing app. Enhance your photos and be creative too. No experience in photo editing is required. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are essential.

  • Wednesdays 1pm to 3          Carmel Zapata 
  • 6 sessions 4 November   £84 / £52    CPP2  : Online

Book Now


An Introduction to Social Media for Business, Leisure and Social Purposes 

Are you terrified by tweets and horrified by hashtags? Social Media is a vital tool to promote your business and connect with your community. In this informal two-day course you will learn how Social Media can be enjoyable and useful.

  • Fridays 10am to 1pm        Lisa Malyon 
  • 2 sessions  30 October & 6 November   £56 / £34    CSM1Stoke Lodge

Book Now


COMPUTER COURSES ON SATURDAYS

An Introduction to Social Media for Business, Leisure and Social Purposes 

Are you terrified by tweets and horrified by hashtags? Social Media is a vital tool to promote your business and connect with your community. In this informal workshop you will learn how Social Media can be both enjoyable and useful. This course is limited to 6 participants.

  • Saturday 10am to 4pm          Lisa Malyon
  • 1 session  14 November £56 / £34                CSM2 : Stoke Lodge

Book Now