Equal Skills (Beginners Computer Course)


Equal Skills is a fun, informal and uncomplicated introduction to computers & the Internet, showing the use & role of technology in the everyday lives of all people, regardless of status, education, age ability or understanding.  It has been designed as a flexible learning programme that provides the ultimate introduction to basic computer skills.  The course syllabus is covered and delivered via an easy-to-follow Workbook & a certificate is awarded by ICS-skills successful completion of the programme


Dates: TBC


Digital Citizens (EqualSkills -Beginners Computers – For Complete Beginners)

Aim: The Equal Skills Beginners Computer course is aimed for those with little or no computer/ internet experience.  It uses a simple educating approach to help build confidence for the novice user.

Delivery:  The Digital Citizens (Equalskills Beginners) computer course is delivered by an Irish Computer Society (ICS) approved tutor. The class is structured with the use of a power-point presentation, tutorials, workbook material and each participant will have hands-on computer practice.

What award do I receive? After successful completion of the Digital Citizens course each learner will receive an ICS-skills awarded certificate.

Course Duration: The Digital Citizens computer course is delivered over 8 mornings 10am-12.30pm.

Entry Requirements: Good command of the English language.

How much does it cost? The course fee is €130. We accept cash or card payments

Course Venue: The course is held in Castleblayney Community Enterprise Centre, Dublin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan A75 WF72


Course Details


Topics covered include:

Computer Basics

  • Different parts of the PC
  • Getting started
  • The Keyboard
  • Using a mouse


The World Wide Web (WWW)

  • The WWW
  • The Web Browser
  • Search tool


The Desktop

  • Introduction to using the Desktop
  • Windows
  • Creating Documents
  • Different File types



  • Email account and messages




After successful completion of the Equalskills Beginners Computer course, each participant will receive a certificate awarded by the Irish Computer Society, Ireland.



Dates: TBC