Our Computer Centre is based at Castle Community Centre and specialises in offering the over 50s the opportunity to learn computer skills.

The centre boasts a comfortable and stimulating learning environment where adult learners can develop new skills at their own pace and in their own time.  

To support new learners, we offer:

  • A warm welcome – particularly to absolute beginners
  • Training in basic word-processing, Internet and email skills
  • Centre-prepared handouts
  • Information about progression and skills development   

New learners are offered eight one-hour sessions with a trainer to introduce them to computers in general and word-processing, Internet and email skills in particular.  

Many of our trainers are experienced volunteers who are committed to making new learners feel at ease in the computing environment.

Computers for Beginners

Computer induction course for absolute beginners; 8, 1 hour 1-2-1 sessions (Full cost of the course is £70)

Learn basic computer skills including how to use a mouse, word process short documents, browse and search the internet and set up email accounts.

Tablet / Ipad Courses

Tablet / iPad induction course for absolute beginners; 5, 1 hour 1-2-1 sessions (Full cost of the course is £45)

Learn basic ipad / tablet skills including how to set up the device, email accounts, Apple ID / Google accounts, browse and search the internet etc.

Individual Tuition

1-2-1 tuition, one-hour sessions.

Computer skills training in a topic of your choice to reinforce basic computer skills or to gain new skills.

Popular topics include:

Windows 10, ipad or tablet skills, eBay (buying and selling), online shopping, social media, file management, family history, photo-editing, spreadsheets, word-processing, smart phones, smart TV set -up etc

Support at Home

Home visits can be arranged with sessions starting at £20 per hour dependant upon location (within Cheshire)

Fees

To find out more, please either call us, email us or pop in to see us.  

Gift Vouchers

For that perfect gift, we now offer gift vouchers.  These can be to a monetary value (in denominations of £5) or for one of the courses below.

A: A free Computer Induction for absolute beginners; 8, 1 hour 1-2-1 sessions (Full cost of the course is £60)
B: A free Tablet / IPad Induction for absolute beginners; 5, 1 hour 1-2-1 sessions (Full cost of the course is £40)

A: A free computer induction course  for absolute beginners; 8, 1 hour 1-2-1 sessions (Full cost of the course is £70)

B: A free tablet / IPad induction course  for absolute beginners; 5, 1 hour 1-2-1 sessions (Full cost of the course is £45)

To purchase a gift voucher, please call us on the number below.

Computer Club

Our Computer Club runs at Castle Community Centre on the second Wednesday of every month.

Other Courses

We also hold computer courses in Winsford and Sandbach.  Please see links below for further details.  

 

Contact Us

Computer Centre at Castle Community Centre, Barbers Lane, Castle, Northwich CW8 1DT
Phone:   0845 618 2858
Email:   ccc@ageukcheshire.org.uk

Further information