Whether you’d like to improve your computer skills, get to grips with a smartphone or tablet, or take better photographs, you’d be very welcome at our weekly and fortnightly classes.
All sessions are term-time only – please see the Events section for more information.
An introduction to computers for beginner users.
Free for 6 weeks, then £3 per session
Please call 0117 903 0444 to book in advance
We can also run beginners’ courses in digital photography. Contact us to find out when the next course is running.
We can deliver customised courses for your organisation, for example:
– WordPress web-design
Contact us to find out more or to commission us.
In March 2015 Joan Roberts started the Tuesday morning beginners' computer course at Knowle West Media Centre. She was a complete beginner but has quickly gained confidence, and is now typing documents, using the internet and email.
We asked Joan what she thought was the best thing about the course and she said: "How helpful all the tutors...
In January 2015, Sue Henley started a foundation English degree at the University of the West of England (UWE). The course requires basic computer skills, so Sue comes in to Knowle West Media Centre's Computers for Beginners class on Tuesday mornings where we give her support and encouragement. We caught up with Sue and asked her a few questions about...
In March 2014 we ran a training course for employees of Lawrence Weston Community Farm. 'Make Your Own Website Using Wordpress' was very well received. Feedback included: “very satisfied - very good training which was really geared towards questions raised by the group" and “I felt the training was well-tailored to our needs.” If you're interested in commissioning KWMC to run a training session...
In March 2014 we ran a six-week 'Introduction to Digital Photography' course, when a group of local residents learned how to use their digital cameras to capture a variety of shots, including portraits, natural landscapes, and close-ups. They also had a chance to experiment with editing. The course was delivered by photographer Lauren Hunt. Feedback included: “The tutor was excellent and very...