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Laptop Self Care - ClearCommunityWeb

This course is designed to help you learn how to use your own laptop or computer better, to be able to update it, manage it, install software and troubleshoot problems for yourself.

Throughout the 7-week course you will gain a deeper understanding of the different types of files, how and where to save them and understand more fully about saving to the ‘Cloud’.

It’s a practical and hands-on class where you will get on top of your own computer and put a plan in place to keep it organized.

We will work through problems together as a group which is a useful way of learning and building confidence.

  • Getting to know your computer. We start by getting to know the control panel, system information and getting settings just right for you

  • Downloading and installing applications Building confidence to download useful (and free) software, completing an audit and clearing up disk space.

  • Troubleshooting How to research and solve problems for yourself.

  • Maintaining your computer Learn how to check for and run critical updates to your computer and keeping things up to date.

  • Safety and security Learning how to secure your laptop, check for viruses and ensuring you are safe and staying safe.

Induction & Assessment: There will be a full induction before the course starts to ensure that you have all you need, you know what support is available and that the course is suitable for you.

Additional Support: Community Tech Support Drop-Ins We run weekly drop-in sessions at different venues across South London.


If you have any further questions about this course or any of our other initiatives do not hesitate to contact us by email on

Next Steps

If you have any questions about this course or would like to register then please contact us using the form here or call us on 07523 646 277.


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