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Computing & Digital Skills - Advanced

Key Details

  • Available at:
    Bangor, Llangefni, Caernarfon, Holyhead
  • Study Mode:
  • Course Length:

    2.5 hours a week for 10 weeks.

    There are three 10-week blocks for the advanced level in the year.

    One per term and each term we build upon the skills learnt in the previous term.

    Days and times to be confirmed.

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Computing & Digital Skills - Advanced

Potensial (Lifelong Learning)

Monday, 23/09/2024
Monday, 06/01/2025
Coleg Menai Holyhead
Monday, 16/09/2024
Coleg Menai Holyhead
Monday, 16/09/2024

Course Description

Our suite of digital literacy courses are aimed at those who want a gentle and informal approach to learning how to use technology. Friendly and approachable tutors deliver the sessions, and lessons are planned to meet the interests of those attending and can be enjoyed as part of career development of learning for pleasure.

You will be a confident user of technology and may want to advance your skills further.

You will negotiate learning targets and aims with your tutor which are specific to your needs.

You will continue to develop your IT skills and learn new techniques and programs, whilst continuing to use the skills learnt on previous courses such as email, internet searching, and the office suite.

You are welcome to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Course Dates


23/09/202409:30 Monday2.5011 Free0 / 11D0017775


06/01/202509:30 Monday2.5010 Free0 / 11D0020402

Coleg Menai Holyhead

16/09/202409:30 Tuesday2.5010 Free0 / 14D0017738

Coleg Menai Holyhead

16/09/202413:00 Tuesday2.5010 Free0 / 14D0018427

Entry Criteria

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Students will be expected to demonstrate their commitment to complete the full 10 weeks.

You may be asked to complete an initial assessment-screening tool to help us decide which course is right for you.


Teaching and learning will take place in the classroom with an emphasis on practising the skills shown in the class at home.

Delivery will be varied to suit individual styles and will include:

  • presentations and instruction from your tutors
  • independent research
  • assignment tasks/projects


Assessment will be based on a portfolio of work produced throughout the course. You will need to demonstrate that you can work independently to complete the tasks set, assessment will be through observation during the sessions by the tutor who delivers the course.

All students will be asked to complete a Personal Development Plan, which will identify personal learning targets and reasons for attending the course. At the end of each session, you will complete a reflective review of the skills learnt and identify difficulties and successes, this helps us to make sure you only move onto the next step when you feel confident and ready to do so.


  • Digital Literacy Continuation - where there is a demand, the course and group may continue into the next academic year
  • Get Skilled Up
  • Introduction to Work
  • Return to Learn
  • Skills for Further Study
  • IT Skills for the workplace

Other details

Course type: Potensial (Lifelong Learning)

Level: 2

Programme Area:

  • Computing, Digital Technologies and Games Development



Computing, Digital Technologies and Games Development

Learn more about this area and see our course level guide:

Computing, Digital Technologies and Games Development

Games Development - Learner using VR set