Digital skills for deaf people: express your hobbies and interests via Instagram (mixed levels)

Course Dates: 22/01/21 - 02/04/21
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Online
Learn how to share and express your hobbies and interests to friends, family and the wider world through Instagram.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: YC003

Finished Fri, day, 22 Jan - 02 Apr '21

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will help you to set up a new profile on Instagram and you will be able to share and express your hobbies and interests to friends, family and the wider world.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Identifying how Instagram differs from Facebook
Creating a new profile on Instagram
Uploading photos
Editing and sharing photos
Making connections
Maintaining your privacy on Instragram.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Identify how Instagram differs from Facebook
Create a new profile on Instagram
Upload photos
Edit and share photos
Make connections
Maintain your privacy on Instagram.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail:; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Presentations will be made using computer, interactive whiteboard, overhead screen and printed notes. Step-by-step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts. Classes are taught in British Sign Language, and written English.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please bring a folder, pens, paper and your mobile phone.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise accordingly.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.