Improve Your Computer Skills

Step into the future and unleash your inner geek! Below you will find out how and why you should improve your computer skills. Your future starts today.

Improve Your Computer Skills

It is 2021 and computers are not going anywhere. You will find it in most businesses. Once you understand how important PC’s are, you will begin to understand how important it is to have good computer skills. Not comfortable with a PC yet? Look no further. We are here to help you improve your computer skills.

The Workplace in the Future

Computer technology is referred to as the next industrial revolution. The nature of certain tasks has completely changed since the introduction of computers.It has changed the dynamic in the workplace, whether it be how filing is done or how simple communication systems are set up. This is why it is important you are comfortable with a PC before you enter the workforce. 

Why Computer Skills are Necessary

You cannot control how technology will change the workplace, but you can control how you will adapt to it. Do not get left behind in the past, take a step into the future. Your computer skills could impact your job performance. A computer is meant to make your job easier and once you understand how to use it, it will do just that.

What Careers Require Computer Skills?

Many industries make use of computers. There are a wide variety of jobs who partially or fully work on PCs. Below are a few careers which use computers:

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Where Can I Study Computer Courses?

Let’s look at how you can complete your Computer Course. Whether it’s online, traditional or distance learning, you will most likely complete your course on an actual computer. Our courses cover the basis of computers as well as the technical part of working with a PC. 

Microsoft Office Windows Courses

The Microsoft Office Windows course covers the skills needed to work on Microsoft systems. This will help you gain the skills to enter multiple industries. These aim at getting you ready to impress any employer with your Microsoft skills.

MTA Fundamentals

Planning on working in IT? Look no further than our MTA Fundamentals courses. These courses take about 3 months each on average to complete and will teach you the basics of microsoft technology. It also has no entry requirements!

PC Repair Courses

For every PC that breaks down, there needs to be someone who can start it back up. That person might be you. Our PC Repair course will teach you how to identify issues and maintain a computer’s performance. No matric needed for this course meaning nothing should stop you from becoming a PC specialist!

How a Pandemic Changed the Online World

The recent covid-19 pandemic has impacted the workplace beyond measure. As soon as physical contact became dangerous, remote work became the solution. Computers became even more crucial to the workplace. Below are a few ways the pandemic impacted the online world:

  • Demand for Online Work Increased – Companies suddenly needed individuals who are able to work remotely and still complete daily tasks. This was the only way some businesses could survive.
  • Working From Home – Businesses needed to adapt to the new pandemic rules and regulations. This resulted in many employees working from home.
  • Workplace Systems – New systems were developed to make it possible to complete the businesses’ normal activities. Companies who relied heavily on physical interaction needed to adapt their systems in order to still operate effectively. 
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Get Ready for the Online Revolution

The world is changing and you will not be left behind. We want you at the front of the next revolution. We don’t just want you there, we will get you there. Ready to get with the times? Simply contact our course experts and register for your computer qualification. You can either:

  • Complete our online contact form
  • Call us for free at 0800 39 0027  
Last Updated: June 20, 2021

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