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Computing Courses

L1 ICT Functional Skills

THE QUALIFICATION is Free

Functional Skills qualifications give you a practical grounding in how to apply ICT skills to everyday situations. With a strong focus on explanation and problem solving, using real-life contexts they allow you to apply your ICT skills in a variety of situations.

All sessions are here at MCL Building, Lodore Grove, Acklam, Middlesbrough TS5 8PB

Learners should attend a minimum of 2 of the 3 weekly sessions, course lasts 9 weeks.
• Tuesday 9:15-11:45
• Wednesday 12:45-15:15
• Thursday 12:45-15:15


Everyday Computing - free 4 week course

The course is designed to introduce the basic elements of using a computer to anyone with limited or no knowledge. The course is built around your needs and the emphasis is on practical life skills and how a computer can be used to enhance your day-to-day life.

What can I expect to learn?
• You will learn how to use the mouse and keyboard.
• You will be introduced to the computer desktop and windows
• Learn how to produce a basic word processed letter or document.
• You will learn the importance of saving a files and how to find them later.
• Printing is covered on the courses to ensure you print what you want and don't waste paper.


Everyday Computing 2 - free 4 week course

What can I expect to learn?
• Creating tables in Word
• Excel Spreadsheets and using formulas
• Word Online and Google Docs
• Creating and editing PowerPoint slides

These courses are FREE and are run in local libraries, they start at the beginning of each month, and run the whole month


ICT Courses

Venue Telephone Day Time Course
Middlesbrough Central Library 01642 729001 Tuesday 09:45-12:00 Everyday Computing
Middlesbrough Central Library 01642 729001 Tuesday 12:30-14:45 Everyday Computing 2
North Ormesby Community Hub 01642 243581 Tuesday 12:30-15:00 Internet & Email
North Ormesby Community Hub 01642 243581 Wednesday 09.45-12.00 Everyday Computing
North Ormesby Community Hub 01642 243581 Wednesday 12.15-14.30 Everyday Computing 2
Thorntree Community Hub 01642 246827 Thursday 09.30-12.00 Everyday Computing
Easterside Community Hub 01642 513150 Thursday 09.30-11.45 Everyday Computing

Job Clubs

Venue Telephone Day Time Course
North Ormesby Community Hub 01642 243581 Tuesday 09.30-12.00 Job Club
Newport Community Hub 01642 802892 Wednesday 12.30-15.30 Job Club
Hemlington Community Hub 01642 591918 Thursday 09.30-12.00 Job Club & Everyday Computing
Thorntree Community Hub 01642 246827 Thursday 09.00-12.00 Job Club
Easterside Community Hub 01642 513150 Friday 09.30-12.00 Job Club
Grove Hill Community Hub 01642 278444 Friday 09.00-12.00 Job Club

Work Club (Weekly Sessions)

• Job Search
• CV Writing
• 1 to 1 support
• Interview Skills
• Job Application Help