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Computing and Digital Skills

Whether you’re an absolute beginner and would like to learn how to use a mobile phone, or are an experienced IT user looking to grow your skills, we have a course for you.

What will I learn by studying computing and digital skills?

Computing and digital skills are considered essential and can not only help your everyday life, but also your job prospects, communication with others and access to services. The internet and computers play a huge part in modern life and are used by most people on a daily basis. These skills give you the ability to undertake simple tasks such as email communication, online shopping and using social media, as well as more complex tasks such as a cybersecurity and coding.

According to the 2019 Consumer Digital Index, 22% of the population do not have the digital skills needed for everyday life in the UK. If you relate to this and would like to develop your IT skills, you’re in the right place. Take a look at our courses and enrol today to boost your confidence and abilities online.

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Improving your digital skills can…

Help you be safer online

Having a greater awareness of your presence online can help you be safe and protect your important data.

Improve your job prospects

Computing and digital skills are used in most jobs. Being confident in use of the internet and computers could help you secure a new role and the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Help you make the most of IT

Knowing the potential your computer or mobile phone holds will help you make the most of it and use them to your advantage, whether that’s by communicating with family on social media, or starting your own online business.

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How do I enrol?

You can enrol for any of our courses in 2 ways:

Online

Find a course and can click the ‘Enrol on this course’ button to be taken to an application form to enrol on the course.

By phone

Find a course and call us on 01202 123444. Please remember to check our opening hours first.

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