Basic Computing Skills for Jobseekers

Basic Computing skills for job seekers course poster

MON 20TH JAN − FRI 31ST JAN 2020

The programme has been designed for jobseekers who live in East Renfrewshire to successfully use IT programs to cover all aspects of job search and job applications.

At the end of the course clients will receive an SQA Certificate for NQ Core Skills for ICT at SCQF Level 3 on the successful completion of assessments.

The course will include:

  • Benefits of being computer literate
  • How to use search engines
  • Setting up an email account
  • Sending emails with attachments
  • CV’s and Cover Letters
  • Setting up accounts with job sites and registering for alerts
  • 1 click applications
  • Typing practice
  • Finding information
  • Creating relevant files and folders
  • Understanding where and how to save information safely
  • Creating and sending a cover letter using a template
  • Searching for and applying for relevant jobs
  • Understand password protection & how to lock a computer when not in use


The ARC, 64 Aurs Drive, Barrhead, G78 2LW


Mon 20th Jan − Fri 31st Jan 2020

Get In Touch

If you are a resident in East Renfrewshire and would like to be considered for a position on this programme, please contact the team on 0141 577 8438 or email to arrange a chat at: [email protected]