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Computer Skills, ICT or Digital Skills are the many different names used but they all mean the same thing.  Developing your knowledge, will help you to access a range of resources and services online.

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Finding the right course for you

Computer skills can help you, keep in touch with friends and family, improve at work, help to improve your employability chances, or help with improving your computer knowledge and know-how for everyday life.  From complete beginners through to advanced, we have a course for you.

To help you select the right course please complete our short questionnaire which based on your answers will provide you with our recommendation.

How to workshops for beginners

A series of three two-hour ‘How to’ workshops aimed at those who have little or no knowledge and want to learn how to use the internet. Taught in plain, non-technical language this course will cover the most basic of tasks and you can sign up for all three or just one.

Get Connected - an introduction to using the internet

This workshop shows you how to safely connect to the internet, how to navigate you way around searching for and accessing services such as specific websites, online banking, online shopping and booking essential appointments, for example with your GP.

Get Communicating

This workshop is all about emails, the importance of having an email account, accessing an email for free and how to send and receive.

Get seen! Social Media, Facebook and Zoom

In this workshop we introduce you to the world of social media, teach you how to keep in touch with friends and family using platforms such as Facebook, as well as accessing online video chatting services.

Head Start with Microsoft

2-hour office skills workshops

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

Computer Skills for Beginners

Alternatively, you can sign up for a 15-hour course, delivered twice a week for three weeks which covers all the above, but in much greater detail. The three courses available are:

The Basics and Getting Online

Getting Creative with your Computer

Finding Work in a Digital World

Part-Time Accredited Qualification Courses

Essential Digital Skills Entry 3 / Level 1 

Introducing Life and Work Skills (15 weeks)

Accredited Level 2 Award in Digital & IT Skills

Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint and more, for home and employment (16 weeks)

Accredited BCS Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills

ICDL Advanced, ITQ - 24 UCAS points

Adult Computer Skills Course Enquiry

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