CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training

Digital Skills summer school – Free taster sessions – 8 – 18 August

If you’re looking for some digital inspiration this summer and want to explore what you can do with a computer, book yourself on to our totally fab (and totally free) taster sessions taking place at our CALAT centres between 8 – 18 August. 

Get creative, make some friends and learn something new in 2022!

See what we’ve got on offer at each of our centres then book your places on the form below.

Monday 8 August

Surfing the web safely. 10 – 12pm

Searching safely, tips for effective searching, reading a web page and using links.

Top tips for sending professional emails. 12.40 – 2.40pm

Setting out a good email, use of language and how to attach documents.

Tuesday 9 August

Being creative with PowerPoint. 10 – 12pm

Working with a simple presentation, adding videos, pictures and transitions.

Surfing the web safely. 12.40 – 2.40pm

Searching safely, tips for effective searching, reading a web page and using links.

Wednesday 10 August

Top tips in Word. 10 – 12pm

Formatting and editing documents, adding pictures and applying formats.

Top tips for working on tables in Word. 12.40 – 2.40pm

How to insert a table, editing and applying formats.

Thursday 11 August

Being creative with PowerPoint. 10 – 12pm

Working with a simple presentation, adding videos, pictures and transitions.

Top tips for sending professional emails. 12.40 – 2.40pm

Setting out a good email, use of language and how to attach documents.

Monday 15 August

Top tips in Word. 10 – 12pm

Fonts and styles, use of header and footer, adjusting page layout, text in columns, saving in PDF format.

Staying safe online. 10.30 – 12.30pm

Searching safely, tips for effective searching, reading a web page and using links.

Top tips in Excel. 12.40 – 2.40pm

Opening Excel files in bulk, moving between tabs and files, input and validation rules, apply formats, fast navigation and copying/pasting.

Tuesday 16 August

Home budgeting with Excel. 10 – 12pm

Working in Excel, use of automated formulae with a home budget, how to create a graph.

Creating a CV using templates in Word. 10.30 – 12.30pm

How to open a template, amending a template, adding information.

Creating a simple presentation in PowerPoint. 12.40 – 2.40pm

Use of templates, adding slides, formatting, adding images and other elements.

Wednesday 17 August

Top tips in Word. 10 – 12pm

Fonts and styles, use of header and footer, adjusting page layout, text in columns, saving in PDF format.

Top tips in Excel. 12.40 – 2.40pm

Opening Excel files in bulk, moving between tabs and files, input and validation rules, apply formats, fast navigation and copying/pasting.

Thursday 18 August

Using social media safely. 10 – 12pm

Facebook, Instagram and tiktok, looking at safety and privacy.

Essential digital skills – what’s it all about? 12.40 – 2.40pm

A taste of the essential digital skills course ran at CALAT including communicating, transacting and handling information.

Wednesday 17 August

Staying safe online. 10.30 – 12.30pm

Searching safely, tips for effective searching, reading a web page and using links.

Thursday 18 August

Creating a CV using templates in Word. 10.30 – 12.30pm

How to open a template, amending a template, adding information.

Numbers for each session are limited so you’ll need to book using the form below, see you soon! 

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