Course Duration
4 Weeks
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 75.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
PL6231
Start Date
21/06/2023
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Course Summary

This course is designed for adults who want to develop knowledge and skills in the technical and practical aspects of building a computer. Many of us have specific reasons for using a computer and not all computers fit our specific needs; this course gives opportunity for you to learn how to craft a PC to your own work requirements.

Are you interested in making your won performance PC? Are you a keen gamer who needs to understand the practical elements that make a decent computer? Or are you someone trying to get the best value for your own home computing needs? Then this course is the ideal way for you to develop your knowledge and practical skills.

Taught at our brand new Digital and Creative Hub at Cauldon campus, opposite Staffordshire Univerity and Hanley Park, this course will provide you with an awareness and understanding of the various computer harware and components that go into the building of a PC as well as practical knowledge of the PC building market. You will explore a range of builds and the required software and techniques as well as learning how to develop your own PC specification.

On this course you have access to a free office 365 and PC hardware, access to Industry Standard Software, technology and equipment. This course is assessment only (no exams)!

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements. We only need your enthusiasm and willingness to have fun learning new skills on this course!

How Is It Assessed

The assessment is through continual feedback and workshop discussions. There is no formal qualification awarded and your attendance to sessions is required for completion. There are no exams to sit for this course.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught by specialist lecturers including working professionals, who aim to help you to gain the most from the course.

The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and some self directed study. You will have fun with opportunity to learn how to develop your PC building skills and knowledge.

What Could I do Next

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to one of our other Creative Media or Art & Design courses such as Digital Imaging, Photography or Digital Imaging or Broadcast Media (Film/TV and Radio), depending on where your interests lie.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The course is a short introductory course, that runs over a 4-week period from 20th June to 12th July. There are eight sessions in total. Sessions are held on Monday and Tuesday evenings, starting 6pm to 9pm.

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements. We only need your enthusiasm and willingness to have fun learning new skills on this course!

How Is It Assessed

The assessment is through continual feedback and workshop discussions. There is no formal qualification awarded and your attendance to sessions is required for completion. There are no exams to sit for this course.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught by specialist lecturers including working professionals, who aim to help you to gain the most from the course.

The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and some self directed study. You will have fun with opportunity to learn how to develop your PC building skills and knowledge.

What Could I do Next

On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to one of our other Creative Media or Art & Design courses such as Digital Imaging, Photography or Digital Imaging or Broadcast Media (Film/TV and Radio), depending on where your interests lie.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The course is a short introductory course, that runs over a 4-week period from 20th June to 12th July. There are eight sessions in total. Sessions are held on Monday and Tuesday evenings, starting 6pm to 9pm.

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