13. Beginners IT - An Introduction to the World of Computing
This term the IT Learning Programme at OUCS has launched a new initiative for those
staff who need to gain basic IT skills.
We have arranged for a local training company to deliver basic IT courses at no cost.
The courses are covered by the national learndirect scheme which provides funding for
learners who have no formal qualifications. The only commitment is to release the
member of staff for half a day per week (up to a maximum of seven weeks), andfor the
member of staff to also carry out some self-study between training sessions.
If you have some staff who have few, if any, IT skills and you think that they might
benefit from gaining these skills to make them more effective in their roles, we can
If you have any immediate questions, you can contact us on 73200 (option 2). Please
feel free to circulate this opportunity as widely as you see fit.
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