Digital Skills & Other Computer Skills
Our Digital and Office Skills courses develop all your key digital and computing skills from beginner to advanced. You do not learn just the software but focus on the tasks and goals digital skills help you achieve whether analysing data at work or organising your photos on your smartphone.
You also develop the most in-demand common work and life skills such as problem-solving, analysing, decision-making, working together, attending to details and seeing the bigger picture.
Courses available both in-person and online
Whether you are a recently redundant manager, a carer returning to work, an experienced office-worker or a retiree, our digital skills courses will help you upskill, communicate more effectively, and become a more active citizen.
You can choose long or short courses, online or in-person, with qualifications or without.
No matter how you prefer to learn, we have the class for you. Most of our courses are FREE if you are on a low income or claiming benefits.
For initial advice and assessment contact email@example.com / 020 4582 0423
See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.
- PC maintenance: an introductionCourse start date: Fri 26 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Terry MyersLearn how to troubleshoot and solve common computer hardware problems. Discover what is inside a computer, how it works and how to upgrade computer components.
- Becoming confident with digital skills: on your computer and online (beginner)Course start date: Fri 17 May 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you new to computers and the Internet? Do you need to increase your confidence with digital skills? This course will ensure you have a solid foundation in using computers and being online. You will learn the essential features of creating, saving, storing different types of files and documents, including photos and letters in Word. You will develop your internet skills to find information quickly and efficiently, and learn how to transfer this information to different documents and people. You will also learn the basics of how of how to use Zoom to host meetings and communicate effectively online. Finally, you do all of this while learning how to remain safe online and to keep your files secure.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £35.00
- Becoming confident with online communication: chat, calls, meetings and files on Teams (foundation)Course start date: Fri 10 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThe pandemic led to millions of people discovering the need for interactive online communication. As a result, Teams has become an essential collaborative tool, particularly in the workplace. This course will enable you to become confident in using the key functions of the program and understand when and how you should use. You will focus on how to make calls, chat and book meetings, use the camera and mute yourself . And you will also focus on how to use and organise files so you can be fully collaborative.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £15.00
- Getting started: becoming confident on social media - Facebook and Instagram (complete beginners)Course start date: Fri 1 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you nervous about using Facebook? Do you need an introduction on how to use Instagram? This course will help you. You will learn how to join both platforms and use their key features It will start you on your journey towards digital communication and you will learn the different ways you can connect to friends, family and the wider world. Safely and securely.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £29.00
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