Computers for Beginners courses starts Monday 23 June 2014

Following the success of previous computer courses Crosspool Forum, together with the Heeley Development Trust and tutor Wendy, will be running a further five-week introductory to Computers for Beginners in the Scout Hall on Benty Lane Crosspool.

Classes start on Monday 23 June 2014, 10am-12pm. Laptops are provided. The full five-week course costs £35, or £10 for concessions.

Anyone wishing to join the course should contact Saima or Yvonne at Heeley Development Trust on 0114 250 0613 or Ian at Crosspool Forum on crosspoolforum@fsmail.net : – Tele 07713 687 955.

Computers for Beginners starts Monday 23 June 2014
Computers for Beginners starts Monday 23 June 2014

Tablet/iPad course starts Monday 12 May 2014

Crosspool Forum is helping organise a course to help those less confident using tablets build their skills.

The 10-week course starts on Monday 12 May 2014 at the Scout Hall on Benty Lane and runs 1-3pm. Topics include:

  • Identify the iPad’s features and use settings
  • Use the iPad’s on-screen keyboard efficiently
  • Use multi-touch gestures on the touch screen display
  • Manage apps and make use of Safari and iTunes
  • Capture photos and videos by using the iPad’s camera
  • Identify Safari’s useful features and gain practical experience using a web browser
  • Use the Settings more efficiently to personalise an iPad
  • Experience using the App Store to download and use an application
  • Gain practical experience of using both the Mail and Messages apps
  • Find out about FaceTime

It costs £60, or £10 for those in receipt of means-tested benefits.

To enrol or find out more, please contact us on 0114 250 0613 or email info@heeleydevtrust.com.

Computer and tablet courses in January 2014

Crosspool Forum is helping organise three more courses to help those less confident using computers and tablets build their skills. They take place on different days, starting the week commencing 13 January 2014 at the Scout Hall on Benty Lane.

Beginners course
Learn how to us an iPad/tablet. Starts Tuesday 14 January 2014, 10am–12pm.

Moving On course
This course is suitable for those who attended the ‘iPad/tablet for Beginners’ course or who already have some knowledge of iPads/tablets. Starts Friday 17 January 2014, 10am–12pm.

Internet & Email course
Learn how to create an email address, surf and navigate your way around the internet. Starts Monday 13 January 2014, 1pm – 3pm

An iPad or laptop is provided, but please feel free to bring your own if you have one.

All courses are held at St John’s Scout Hut, Benty Lane, Crosspool, S10 5NF and cost just £10 for the whole course.

For further Information on any of the courses, or to book a place contact Yvonne or Saima on 0114 250 0613/yvonne.m@heeleydevtrust or Crosspool Forum Chairman Ian Hague on 07713 687 955/crosspoolforum@fsmail.net.

New computer course starts on 4 June

Do you know anyone in Crosspool who is learning to use computers or who has not used one before?

Crosspool Forum and Heeley Development Trust are organising a computer course to show people how to save money, shop online, have fun and keep in touch with friends and family.

The five-week course starts on Tuesday 4 June 2013 and runs between 10am and 12pm at the scout hut on Benty Lane. It is free if the participant is on benefits, otherwise it costs £10.

To reserve a place in a class or find our more information, call Heeley Development Trust on 0114 250 0613.

New computer courses start on 4 June
New computer courses start on 4 June

Computer courses enrolment day on 8 April 2013

Do you know anyone in Crosspool who is learning to use computers or who has not used one before?

Crosspool Forum is organising more computer courses to help people build their IT skills. Enrolment is on Monday 8 April 2013 between 10am and 12pm at the Scout Hall on Benty Lane.

Following this, different courses for beginners and the more advanced are expected to take place on Mondays 10am-12pm and 1-3pm.

A laptop is provided and a projector is used to display lessons on to a large screen.

To reserve a place in a class or find our more information, contact Ian Hague on 07713 687 955 or Maxine on 0114 250 0613. You can also email crosspoolforum@fsmail.net.

Computer courses enrolment day on 7 January 2013

Do you know anyone in Crosspool who is learning to use computers or who has not used one before?

Crosspool Forum is organising more computer courses to help people build their IT skills. Enrolment is on Monday 7 January 2013 between 10am and 12pm at the Scout Hall on Benty Lane.

Following this, different courses for beginners and the more advanced are expected to take place on:

  • Mondays 10am-12pm and 1-3pm
  • Tuesdays 10am-12pm
  • Fridays 10am-12pm

A laptop is provided and a projector is used to display lessons on to a large screen.

To reserve a place in a class or find our more information, contact Ian Hague on 0114 335 1674 or Maxine on 0114 250 0613. You can also email crosspoolforum@fsmail.net.

Computer courses start again in September

Four new National Open College Network (NOCN) computer courses are starting next month in Crosspool. The topics for this term’s courses are:

  • Desk top publishing
  • Computers For Beginners
  • Internet and Emailing
  • Computers For Everyday Life – Absolute Beginners

More details are on the poster below, including the start and expected finish dates for each course.

Perhaps you have a friend or relative who would be interested in building their confidence on a computer? Anyone wishing to join any of these courses should contact Ian, Crosspool Forum, on 0114 335 1674 or email crosspoolforum@fsmail.net.

Computer courses start again in September
Computer courses start again in September

Computer Course Registrations on Friday 6th January 2012

Do you know anyone in Crosspool who is a learner with little confidence or who has not used ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) before?

If you know someone who is having difficulty getting to grips with word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, or using the internet and sending emails, why not suggest that they book a place on one of our two-hourly classes?

A laptop is provided and a projector is used to display lessons on to a large screen.

The Crosspool Forum’s next computer courses, for beginner’s and the more advanced, are scheduled to run for a 10 week term from January 2012. Registrations, 9.30am Friday 6TH January, St Columba’s Church Hall, Manchester Road.

To reserve a place in either class, please contact Ian Hague on 0114 335 1674 or crosspoolforum@fsmail.net

Computing courses at St Columba’s church hall

Two new computing courses started last Friday at St Columba’s church hall on Manchester Road.

The 12-week IT National College Introduction to ICT course is for beginners with no knowledge or just a basic knowledge of computers. It starts at 9am each Friday and is followed by a more advanced course at 11:45am.

Students are asked to pay just £30 for a 12-week course, with concessions for those on benefits.

Advanced students wishing to gain experience using the internet are also given the option of attending a course at a Foxhill computer suite taking place on either Monday or Thursday mornings.

Anyone wishing to join a course should contact Ian Hague on 0114 335 1674.