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Why is it important?


Technology is getting more and more important in our modern world and it is increasingly something that employers look for when recruiting. Having some IT skills and qualifications on your CV could mean all the difference when you are applying for a job. So what are you waiting for?

  • First Steps in IT


    There are a number of opportunities to develop basic IT skills dependent on your age. For those over 19 there are basic and introductory courses available through Wokingham’s adult and Community Learning service. See here for details

    For those who are 16-18 there are a number of short courses available through the Study Programme which are widely available throughout Reading, Wokingham and Bracknell. To find out more contact Adviza at Elevate Wokingham, Wokingham Library, Denmark Street.  Tel: 0118 9746900. 

  • IT Workshops

    mouse.gifActivia training centre based in Reading organises courses in a number of IT areas, in particular the Microsoft package, which really impresses future employers

    Bracknell & Wokingham College and Reading College provides IT courses

    Reed has a number of listings of courses in different areas of IT

  • European Computer Driving License


    The European Computer Driving License is an internationally recognised qualification in computer skills. The qualification is recognised and respected and ensures that the student is proficient in the use of ICT. The skills you learn will be able to help you not only with using ICT for work, but also for personal use and even as a student at school. There is further information on the website: ECDL

    Where can I get more information?


  • Where can I get more information?

  • Computer Literacy and Information Technology


    CLAiT is a qualification offered by OCR which has a number of levels that is designed to build and develop skills in IT. It aims to teach students starting from the basics of IT hardware and software and to build their confidence and knowledge of IT.

     Where can I find out more information?

     Skills Workshop

  • Touch Typing Skills

    Being able to touch type is something that will help you in any job where you come into contact with a computer. It is a useful skill not only for work, but also for your own personal life.

    Links to Touch Typing sites: (this would be better done on a full screen computer rather than a smart phone)

    Typing Club

    Sense Lang


    For a huge number of touch typing links try Laptop typing tutorials

    Typing Study

    Don't forget once you've learned to touch type you should put your speed in wpm (Words Per Minute) on your CV.



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