Course Information

Who is the course for?

This course is an introduction to the use of Android/Apple smartphones, ipads, tablets and laptop computers.   This course will cover the very basics, from how to use touch screen gestures through to downloading and using apps. Learners will explore the capabilities of their device and leave with hints and tips to help them make full use of their devices’ potential.

What does the course involve?

The course will include - 

  • Touchscreen gestures
  • Connecting to Wi-Fi networks
  • Understanding the Google Play Store & App store
  • Setting up mail accounts
  • Understanding apps

What makes this course special?

This course enables you to explore the full capabilities of the new technologies you have and provides opportunities to experiment, explore and ask questions in a supportive environment with a tutor who is genuinely enthusiastic about technology and the ways in which it can enrich your life.

How long is the course?

5 weeks for the Bridgwater campus course.

5 weeks for the Taunton campus course.

What are the College attendance requirements?

One evening per week for 3 hours.

One evening per week for 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

There are no additional costs for the course. You will need to bring in your devices and their user manuals to each session.

What are the progression options?

Progression options can include a range of other part-time courses.

Further Information