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Basic Word Processing Course
suitable for the person with little or no experience, will give a relaxed introduction to the world of computers and word processing.

Qualification: Centre Certification
Cost: €80
Duration: 6 weeks

BenefIT Internet Essentials
Aimed at beginners, this course covers Internet basics. It includes using email and search engines as well social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Skype. It also covers online banking, shopping and ticket purchasing.
Cost: This course is completely free, funded by the Department of Communications,
Energy & Natural Resources, in association with Carlow CEB.
Duration: 3 weeks

Computer Literacy
A Beginner level course, it covers:
• Computer Components- Basic understanding of the components that make up a computer, as well as providing instructions on how to use them safely
• Microsoft Word- a commonly used word processing program. Includes how to create, edit and print documents and letters.
• Microsoft Excel- a spreadsheet program use to keep records and accounts.
• Internet Basics- including how to use hyperlinks and search engines, as well as creatin g and receiving emails.
Qualification: FETAC Level 3.
Cost: €150
Duration: 10 weeks

Digital Beginners Photography
course which will give you a step by step guide to getting the best use out of your digital camera, learn how your camera buttons work and how to take better pictures. A field trip will be organised during the course and an assessment of the photographs you take. On the first night students bring their camera, fully charged with a blank memory
Cost: €95
Duration: 8 weeks

Digital Photography - Beyond the Basics
This course is suited to SLR users who want to get the best from their Digital Camera.

Cost: €95
Duration: 6 weeks

EqualSkills is specially developed to cater for those with no experience whatsoever of computers and the Internet. EqualSkills helps to remove the fear of using a computer for complete novices by using a simple, non-threatening approach to educating individuals in the basic skills of using a computer, email and the Internet:
• is a fun, informal and uncomplicated introduction to computers and the Internet for complete beginners.
• It is designed to give an appreciation and basic understanding of computers and the Internet.
• It is designed to build confidence and provide a basis to encourage further exploration and development of computer and Internet skills.
Qualification: Irish Computer Society (ICS) EqualSkills Certificate
Cost: €180
8 weeks

Information Technology Skills
An Intermediate course for those with some knowledge of computers.
This course covers:
•Key hardware and software including Networks, Memory and Devices
•Data Entry
•Word Processing
•Internet & Email
•File Management
FETAC level 4.
    Credit Value: 1 credit at level 4.
Cost: FREE to anyone unemployed or in full or part time employment.
: 10 weeks

Intermediate Word Processing Course
for those who have completed the beginners course and would like to further expand their skills in Word Processing.
Qualification: Centre Certification
Cost: €80
Duration: 6 weeks

Internet and Email Courses
Designed for those wishing to obtain a working knowledge of the Internet and Email. This course will open up the whole world of global communications for you.
Cost: €60
Duration: 6 weeks

Photoshop for Beginners
Get started learning Adobe Photoshop with this beginners class on tools, features, and basic techniques every new user should know. Learn how to crop, rotate, resize, create basic shapes, add text, understand layers, and more.
Cost: €95
Duration: 6 weeks

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