Computing & IT

Computing & IT
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At work, studying, running your own business, seeking employment and helping your children with their schoolwork … computers and IT touch on almost every aspect of our lives – so gaining and developing computing and IT skills is really beneficial.

Our IT courses cover a wide spectrum of topics:

  • Introduction to PC software
  • Computer troubleshooting
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and repair
  • Word processing, spreadsheets and presentations
  • Internet & email
  • IT User Skills Certificate (formerly ECDL)

These courses can kick-start fresh careers, increase your employability, broaden your knowledge and contribute to continuing professional development.

Previous students have found that completing our Computing & IT courses has helped them to make the most of online technology or to progress their careers.

Our teaching staff have a breadth of experience and deliver focused programmes of study at a variety of levels so you can find a course suited to your level of experience and understanding.

Many of our courses are offered at our local Community Learning Centres, with more advanced training based at our state-of-the-art Deane Road Campus in Bolton town centre. The Deane Road site is easily accessed from the motorway network and public transport for students travelling from Manchester and Lancashire.

Our computer suite at Deane Road is designed to furnish students with the optimum environment for study, while providing a range of first class learning resources.