Become fully confident in communicating digitally whether by email or through the cloud. Our courses will take you step by step through different types of online communication so you can use emails and the cloud efficiently and securely and know why you are doing what you are doing.
New to Skype? Unsure about WhatsApp? Never heard of Google Hangouts? Learn how to communicate instantly and for free either on your phone or your computer through written messaging, audio only and face to face video. Discover how to choose the right app and set it up, use the jargon, make the most of the app's features, use a webcam and communicate safely and securely.
Part of our complete courses for beginners series, this course will take you from the setting up of web-based email accounts to be being able to use emails confidently in both formal and informal situations. You will look at the different types of email accounts, how to alter settings, choose effective passwords and stay safe using anti-virus software, firewalls and other defenders as well as understandiing phishing. You will practise sending and receiving emails, adding attachments, setting up folders, organising emails, and recognising spam.
These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
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