Croydon Basic IT Skills

Next course starting in Croydon: Monday, July 11th

There’s never been a better time to develop your computer skills!

100% free

Internal certification

Employment support

Basic level

Classroom based (Croydon)

Two week course, part-time

Join over 50,000 people who have upskilled with Strive Training!

Course Description

Short and straightforward, this free course will give you a solid foundation in computer skills.

  • Understand the basics of computers, word processing, using the internet, email, and computer security
  • One-to-one support from our experienced and patient IT tutor
  • Join a friendly group of Croydon locals who are also improving their computer skills

Free course for: Anyone who is aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years

Course Location: The course takes place in our Croydon training centre: Suffolk House, College Rd, Croydon CR0 0YN

Accreditation: Internal Strive Training certification

Course start dates: July 11th

Course Length: This is a part-time 2 week course. You can choose to join either the morning group (9:30am – 1pm) or afternoon group (1pm – 4:30pm)

Plus, our specialist Employment Support team is here to help YOU get back into work: get access to specially sourced job opportunities, and 1-to-1 advice on career direction, CVs and job applications!

How to Enrol

To immediately self-enrol online, begin by filling out the form on the right hand side of this page.

To enrol with our assistance, you are most welcome to visit us at our Croydon Training centre on any Thursday, between 9:30am and 3:30pm.

Course Content
  • Understanding computer basics
  • An introduction to word processing
  • Creating and saving letters and other documents
  • Formatting documents
  • Internet searching
  • Computer safety and security
  • Sending and replying to email
Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2002
  • You must currently live in England. However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England
  • You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
  • Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
  • If on the 31st of August 2020, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)
All our courses are free for those who are employed and unemployed, subject to eligibility.
Yes, anyone who is employed or unemployed can enroll on any of our courses, subject to eligibility.
You can enroll on one course at a time, but you can do as many as you like to achieve your career goals. We are happy to give you information, advice and guidance on any courses you wish to complete.
Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded. Join 50,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive Training - register now!

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