Course overview

Does the thought of using digital technology leave you feeing out of touch and overwhelmed? Have you thought about gaining some digital skills but are not sure where to go? If ''yes'' then the new 'Digital Skills for Everyday Living: Beginners' course is for you. This exciting course, based in our Derby centre, for people with little or no experience of digital technologies will enable you to acquire the skills to become 'digitally literate' in everyday life and work. Our aim is to empower you to confidently engage with the digital world of laptops, smart phones, email, news, word processing, social media, entertainment, shopping and more.

Course description

This course will guide you through a wide variety of topics and tasks at a pace that is comfortable for you, in a friendly and supportive environment. Class sizes will be small and you will have the support of a knowledgeable and friendly tutor. You will use a laptop to complete tasks to develop your digital skills and confidence. including sourcing information from the internet, setting up email and social media accounts to contact others and share information, using word processing and spreadsheet software to create documents, using online public services to access vital information and employing strategies to keep your devices and online communications safe and secure.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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