Adult Skills and Community Learning

Are you new to using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop?
Do you want to improve your IT skills for life or work?

Our IT and digital skills courses cater to complete beginners through to learners looking to study for a level 2 qualification. Our courses range from gaining basic computer skills, being creative with presentations and learning how to use spreadsheets to manage your budget. You'll also learn about joining the digital world to build the skills you need for life, work, or further study.

We provide a safe place for those who lack confidence to have a go. We've a range of devices for you to try.  We'll also encourage you to bring your own device as your skills, knowledge and confidence grow.

The national digital entitlement funds adults aged 19+ with no or low digital skills.  Funding will be given to take a qualification called Essential Digital Skills (EDS). In the EDS course, we'll help you use devices like tablets, smartphones, and laptops. You'll learn how to perform everyday tasks, such as:

  • browsing the internet
  • sending an email
  • using video calls to keep in touch with family and friends
  • making online payments confidently
  • know how to stay safe online

We also offer courses with a workplace focus. These include the use of Microsoft 365 apps such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook. These courses are designed to help you improve your productivity and efficiency in the workplace. The courses will explore how to use these tools to their full potential. You'll be able to produce professional documents on your own, including creating and managing spreadsheets, designing and delivering presentations. You'll work on managing your workload effectively and communicate more efficiently with your colleagues.

We also cover crucial topics such as e-safety at work. We'll also look at cyber security ensuring that you can work safely and securely in the digital world.

Don't miss this chance to improve your IT and digital skills and become more confident in the digital world.

What our learners say

  • I enjoyed learning on the computer and meeting other people, the tutors are brilliant.
    ICT course adult learner
  • The start of the course was inviting; everyone seemed approachable and friendly.
    ICT course adult learner