ICT and Digital

Do you need to improve your ICT skills? Do you want to boost your employment prospects?

Essential Digital Skills

We offer a range of FREE courses to help you get confident online.

These vital skills are designed for life, work, or to support if you are looking for employment.

Our courses are short and flexible and are offered across the county in various venues and online.

Your tailored programme may include nationally recognised qualifications where appropriate, such as ICT Functional Skills Level 2.

These courses will cover five key digital areas:
• Communicating
• Handling information and content
• Transacting
• Problem solving
• Being safe and legal online

An assessment will be required to help us tailor the programme to your needs.

Enquire today to get started.

Please find below a list of useful resources.

We are able to support our existing and new learners via emails, phone calls, text, Whatsapp, Zoom meetings and Moodle activities. 

  • Introduction to Google Suite

    This course is perfect for individuals who are looking to have all their documents, spreadsheet, images and many more files in one place, stay in contact with family, friends and loved ones.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel

    This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Excel and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create a spreadsheet incorporating basic formulas. It will provide you with the foundation skills needed to progress onto more advanced Excel courses.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint

    This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft PowerPoint and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create a professional looking slide show presentation.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Microsoft Publisher

    This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Publisher and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to be able to create your own publications.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word

    This online course is designed to introduce you to Microsoft Word and ultimately allow you to get more out of your computer by increasing your knowledge of the range of tools Word provides. By the end of the course, you will be able to make documents look more professional using formatting and proof-reading tools.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Using a Tablet

    This online course is designed to introduce you to Android Tablets and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to get more out of your device by searching the internet and how to keep yourself safe online. It will provide you with the foundation skills needed to progress onto more digital courses.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 01/10/2020
      13:00 to 15:30
      4 week course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 25/11/2020
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Using an iPad

    This online course is designed to introduce you to iPads and ultimately allow you to have the knowledge and skills for you to get more out of your device by searching the internet and how to keep yourself safe online.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/09/2020
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 09/11/2020
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Cost:FREE
  • Introduction to Web Design
    Whether you want a website for personal or business use, this course will guide you through the steps to create a site that you can be proud of. You will explore which are the best 'domain hosts', different website providers and start to learn skills to make your web pages stand out.
    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 14/10/2020
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/12/2020
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      Cost:FREE
  • Using Microsoft Outlook

    This short course has been designed to introduce you to Microsoft Outlook and ultimately to get the most out of your computer by increasing your knowledge about the range of tools provided by Outlook.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Using Microsoft Teams

    This short course has been designed to introduce you to Microsoft Teams and ultimately to get the most out of your computer by increasing your knowledge about the range of tools provided by Outlook.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
  • Using Social Marketing for Business

    This short course has been designed to introduce you to Social Marketing and ultimately to get the most out of social media by increasing your knowledge about the range of tools available.

    = Fee Reduction May Apply
    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      OLFLEX - Flexible Start Dates
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 06/10/2020
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      Cost:FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 23/11/2020
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      Cost:FREE

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