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All branches are registered  and links to basic online computer courses are available on all public PCs in branch. Just ask a member of staff to help get you started and for your library centre code.

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Webwise is a free course offered by the BBC. Click on the link above to access it

Job Club Job Club

An IT support session for job seekers. Help with basic IT skills, email set up, CVs, cover letters, searching and applying for jobs, Universal Jobmatch and more. Free, drop in session.

 

Sessions: April to June 2018

Hook and Chessington Library

Every Fridays, 10.30am to 12pm. Except during school holidays

Kingston Library

Fortnightly on a Wednesday, 10.30am to 12pm. 

25 April

9 and 23 May

6 and 20 June

New Malden Library

Every Thursday, 10.30am to 12pm

Silver Surfers Silver Surfers

An internet computer club for the over 50s. Help with computers, email and the internet for those at beginner and intermediate levels. Tablet and laptop user welcome. The sessions cost £3 and advance booking is required.

Sessions: April to June 2018

Hook and Chessington Library

Fortnightly on Saturdays, 10am to 12pm. 

7 and 21 April

5 and 19 May

2, 16 and 30 June

Kingston Library

Fortnightly on a Wednesday, 10am to 12pm. 

4 and 18 April

2, 16 and 30 May

13 and 27 June

New Malden Library

Fortnightly on a Monday, 10am to 12pm. 

23 April

21 May - during this session you can also take part in a virtual reality walk through dementia experience

4 and 18 June

Surbiton Library

Fortnightly on a Saturday, 10am to 12pm. 17 March.

28 April

19 and 26 May

9 and 23 June

You can book your place in branch or by phone on 0208 547 5006. You can also email learning.libraries@kingston.gov.uk.

One to one IT Tuition One to one IT Tuition
Are you looking for some help with computers, your laptop, tablet or mobile device? You may want to update your Microsoft Office skills or learn how to get started with Google Suite. Book a one to one session with our IT tutor for just £5 per half hour.
 

To book a session please contact us on 020 8547 5006 or email us at learning.libraries@kingston.gov.uk

Maximum of six sessions per learner. These sessions are extremely popular so you may find that there is a short waiting list dependent on tutor availability.

ECDL Exams ECDL Exams
Hook and New Malden libraries are test centres for the popular ECDL course. If you already have computer skills in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel, but no formal qualification to prove these skills, ECDL could be right for you. We provide manual marking for ECDL tests and use Windows 7 computers with Office 2010. 
 
We do not have any set times or days for exams and normally hold tests at the request of the learner. Once you are signed up we can arrange bookings to sit your exams. 
 
ECDL 7 MODULE - £30
IT Security for Users 
IT User fundamentals
Internet and Email
Word Processing 
Spreadsheets
Databases
Powerpoint
 
 
ECDL ESSENTIALS - Level 1 qualification - £23
IT Security for Users 
IT User fundamentals
Internet and Email

ECDL EXTRA - Level 2 Qualification - £37
Word Processing 
Spreadsheets
Powerpoint
Improving productivity using IT 

All exam sits cost £20 per exam, this cost includes invigilation and marking.

 

Contact Felicity Fletcher: learning.libraries@kingston.gov.uk for more information. 

 

ECDL ECDL

European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL)

Studying towards the ECDL qualification will help you gain essential computer skills and give you confidence and competency in IT. It will help you be more efficient in your existing job and may improve your job prospects. 1.5 million people in the UK have chosen ECDL as the way to learn important IT skills. For more information about this qualification, please click on the BCS logo above.

You can undertake testing in this valuable qualification at New Malden Library or Hook Library at a time to suit you (during library opening hours). If you require self-learning resources a number of our branches have the latest ECDL study books.