Start your lifelong learning journey today with a 20% New Year discount!
The discount is available on all fee-paying courses from 8:30am on Friday 1st December 2023, till 7pm on 31st January 2024. The discount will be automatically applied to the fees displayed on our website from 8:30am on 1st December 2023.
Digital Skills are the gateway to life and work.
Whether you are a complete beginner or want to grow your skills we have something for you! Our courses can give you both recognised qualifications that employers are looking for, and useful skills for everyday life.
We offer everything from Essential Digital Skills qualifications, designed for absolute beginners, through to the advanced ICDL Level 3 certification.
If you are looking to learn IT skills for everyday life, we have a range of introductory courses which are perfect for absolute beginners… and those looking to gain a little more confidence.
We also offer a range of specialist IT courses, perfect to boost your skills at work, or simply to discover a new hobby! Specialist subjects include: Adobe Photoshop, Sage Accounting and Website Design.
If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can visit our Learning Centres in-person, call our FREEphone Enrolment Line or email us on the details listed below.
If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free, 1:1, impartial advice.
Digital Skills for Beginners
Digital Skills for Beginners
This is an ideal course for beginners with little or no experience of using a computer. Get to grips with the basics of using a keyboard, mouse, and the Internet. Start to use Windows 10, learn about icons, and become familiar with the basics of a modern computer
Start to explore how Internet and Email software can be used in everyday life. The course will show how to find information using the Internet, send messages electronically and positive ways to keep you safe online.
This beginners course introduces learners to a wide range of digital activities available today. Discover the how to get started with the Internet and communicating online whilst understanding more on the use of computers, tablets, smartphones and other digital devices in everyday life.
An ideal follow on from the Entry 3 EDSQ, this course is designed for adults who lack secure basic digital skills and need to strengthen and further develop their confidence in using information technology.
Certificate in Digital Skills (Level 3) ICDL Advanced
The qualification covers the advanced skills needed to use Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Databases at an advanced level, with these skills then being applied to realistic scenarios within the final module; 'Improving Productivity Using IT'.
This course is also being offered as a distance/hybrid learning option
This 5-week course will give you an opportunity to explore Photoshop Elements editing software. Learn how to add text to an image, use a variety of selection tools, edit, and remove unwanted objects and apply a selection of filters to enhance your images.
Thinking about boosting your career prospects or wish to develop your computerised accounting skills for your own business? Learn how to carry out routine (focused) book-keeping tasks using the popular Sage accounts software. Previous computer skills and a good level of literacy skills are required.
“The biggest barrier was my confidence to be able to develop a professional looking website. After a few weeks of head scratching to get to grips with the basics it just clicked, and I was able to not only do the things Maxine [Tutor] had showed us during the course but I also had the confidence to learn additional things for myself such as WooCommerce.”