Computing: Getting the Most from Your Windows Computer

259 TUTOR: Anne Deuchar

This course will guide you through the more advanced functionality that Windows and Microsoft Office 2016 offers. It is a course for reasonably confident users of their computer who want to know more than the basics. You will be using the Microsoft Office 2016 suite of Word, Excel and Outlook on the College computers. The tutor will also cover staying secure online and cybersecurity for home computer users.

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Course Notes

You can bring your laptop if you want to receive additional assistance out of lesson time however the class will only be using college computers. All lessons will have handouts covering each day's topics. Both the Windows and Apple Mac courses use MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) plus standard internet browsers for online topics. We will cover creating useful templates, creating labels, using spreadsheets, customising the settings in applications and computer and much more.

This course is designed to increase your confidence in using your computer and helping you understand how to maintain your computer for maximum performance and ensure your safety online. It is genuinely a course for anyone wanting to get more out of using their computer. If you need to contact the tutor prior to the course, please contact

Some computing experience is a must as this is not a course for absolute beginners.

Course Tutor

Anne Deuchar

Anne Deuchar

About Anne

Anne has considerable experience as a teacher of computing, both at Summer School and as a freelance tutor. Previous roles have been: Competitive Analyst with a global USA telecommunications infrastructure company, tutor of Market Research for Chartered Institute of Marketing, Project Manager for a roll-out of a major software project in a global company, and in semi-retirement: Event Organiser for a well known UK charity, and Administrator of a Marlborough-based Housing Association.

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All courses run for 5 days

WK 1 11 Jul - 15 Jul

WK 2 18 Jul - 22 Jul

WK 3 25 Jul - 29 Jul

WK 4 1 Aug - 5 Aug

Morning Courses

9.15AM to 12.15PM

Afternoon Courses

1.45PM to 4.30PM

All Day Courses

9.15AM to 4.30PM