Free online basics course

If you'd like to learn more about getting online, come and join us for a free course.

There's a choice of dates and venues, and each course runs one day a week for six weeks.

Sessions cover:

  • Week 1 – using a computer or tablet, and using the internet
  • Week 2 – searching the internet and using online forms
  • Week 3 – internet safety
  • Week 4 – email
  • Week 5 – using public services online (including council services)
  • Week 6 – online shopping

You can bring your own laptop or tablet if you have one, or borrow one of ours on the day. Dates and locations are listed below.

Please use our online form to tell us which course you'd like to attend, or call (01226) 773555.

Venue Day Date range Time
Mapplewell Library Thursday 6 September to 11 October 2018 2pm to 5pm
Cudworth Library Thursday 20 September to 25 October 2018 10am to 1pm
Great Houghton Village Hall Monday  22 October to 26 November 2018 10am to 12pm
Central Library Thursday 25 October to 29 November 2018 10am to 1pm
Wombwell Library Friday 26 October to 30 November 2018 10am to 1pm
Recovery College, Gawber Rd Tuesday 6 November to 11 December 2018 2pm to 4pm

Short courses

You can also join us for a short three week course at Gateway Church - Mottram Hall, Mottram Street, Barnsley. You can come to our beginner's course, further online skills course, or both.

Dates and details of what each course covers are listed below.

Please use our online form to tell us which course you'd like to attend or call (01226) 773555.

Beginner's course

Day Date range Time Sessions cover
Monday 17 September to 1 October 2018 2pm to 4pm Week 1 - using a computer or tablet
Week 2 - using the internet and searching
Week 3 - email

Further online skills course

Day Date range Time Sessions cover
Monday 29 October to 12 November 2018 2pm to 4pm Week 1 - council and public online services
Week 2 - online shopping
Week 3 - social media