Digital Skills

  1. Becoming more confident on your computer

    Course Date: Wed 25 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We live in an increasingly digitalised world where use of the computer and internet have become the norm. This course follows on from our complete beginners' course to enable you to become fully confident in your computer and internet use.



    You will learn about managing and organising different types of files, solving and understanding common technological problems and how the 'Cloud' influences modern computer use. You will also learn more about how to protect your data and digital security as well as how to take advantage of many free resources and use various websites so you can become a confident digital citizen, able to navigate around your computer as well as the web.



    This course is free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); (c) receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. IT skills for the office: intermediate

    Course Date: Mon 30 Jul 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you work or do you want to start work in an office but lack the confidence and digital skills to perform some of the more advanced office tasks? Are you already working as an administrator and wanting to progress in your profession?



    This course will help you develop your digital skills to be able to complete more complex office tasks with confidence. You will engage in various projects to learn how to use the internet to research and find informatiion effectively in order to create report documents containing detailed information, spreadsheets and charts. You will learn how to analyse and visually represent your data as well as send personalised emails and use mail merge.



    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.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £35.00

  3. Digital security: how to protect your data and privacy on your PC, Internet and smartphone

    Course Date: Thu 4 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The recent scandals involving Facebook, stolen data, targeted advertising and manipulation have revealed the importance of digital security and making sure that your activity on-line and on the phone remain private. Yet most of us take very few precautions and have very little understanding of how easily accessible and unsecure our digital activity is. This course will show you how to take your digital security as seriously as you protect your own home. You will learn how to use key security features and resources, understand important jargon and discover which apps are the better than others at keeping your data private.

    This course is FREE if you are employed (not self-employed) and earn less than £19,890. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £10.00

  4. IT skills for the office: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 8 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to start working in an office but lack confidence or skills in IT? On this course you'll learn the most essential computer skills – word processing, use of spreadsheets, emailing and creating presentations. You will learn the main parts of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint which you will need in order to write letters and documents, organise data, send and receive emails and create presentations.

    This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

    a) You are employed (not self-employed) and earn less than £19,890. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary.

    Or

    b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment.

    Or

    c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

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