One-to-One Computer Learning

What Courses are available?

  • Word Processing
  • Electronic Mail and the Internet
  • Spreadsheets and Databases
  • Keyboard Skills (touch typing)
  • Introduction to Computers

How are the courses delivered?

All our courses are delivered on a one-to-one basis and are tailored to meet the needs of the individual for up to ten weeks on a Tuesday or Thursday. This means you can learn at your own speed without having to worry about falling behind.

Where are the courses delivered?

All our courses are delivered at our Sight Centre, 31 Scott Street, Keighley in our specially equipped air conditioned computer centre. You can receive 1.5 hours training and that includes a 5-10 minute break per hour as outlined by the Health and Saftey Executive guidance for users of display screen equipment. 

What Equipment is available?

Our specially equipped computer centre provides students with access to a range of adaptive technologies including:-

  • Screen reading and magnification software
  • CCTV providing document magnification and image intensification
  • Text into speech document readers
  • Braille Displays

Who is eligible for our courses?

Priority is given to registered (LVI) or non registered (LVI Friends of sight airedale) enquiries welcome.

How much does it cost?

As from 1st January 2015, the Board of Directors have introduced a policy whereby students will be asked a fee of £30.00.

Can I get a qualification?

We are now able to offer a CLAiT nationally recognised qualification. Though students will be responsible for paying the examination fees themselves approximately £10 - £15 depending on the level of qualification.

How can I get more information?

Please call Antony Horner on the Helpline or email antony@sightairedale.org.uk.

 

What's New

To mark our 110th Anniversary a new tactile map was unveiled at a special event held on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

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