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In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.


Gilmerton Library

Learn IT Beginners' Computer Classes

Courses run for 6 weeks (each session last about two hours) Handouts are provided to take away.

Week 1: Getting started

The basics of a computer system; understanding the desktop, programmes and icons; using the mouse.

Week 2:Word and the keyboard

An introduction to using the keyboard, typing a letter and simple tools of Word; also covers some of the basics of saving and organising your work.

Week 3: The Internet

An introduction to 'the Web'; how websites work and how to search and use 'the net' effectively.

Week 4: E-mail

First of two sessions to get you up and running with e-mail; how to get an address and basics of sending and receiving messages.

Week 5: E-mail / internet

A second session with more detail on using your e-mail and a look at getting the most from the internet - registering with websites and shopping online.

Week 6: Review and re-cap

An 'open' session for you to raise any questions and/or difficulties you have had with subjects covered during the course.
All ages
Days and Times
13 Newtoft Street, Gilmerton
EH17 8RG

South East 
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This record was last modified on: 18 February 2020