ICT and Digital

With the world around us becoming ever more digital focused, you can develop your Essential Digital skills and become more confident in your abilities with our new range of FREE courses, designed to support you during this time.

You can learn how to use digital skills to connect with friends, local communities and the world around you with our courses, topics covered may include:

  • Being Safe Online
  • Using Online Platforms
  • Creating Online Networks
  • Getting Confident Online
  • Handling Information

Our range of FREE courses are available to learners who live in Lancashire. For residents outside of Lancashire fees will apply, please enquire.

  • Creating a Professional Wordpress Website
    IT & Digital

    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, using a vast amount of FREE resources using world renowned website building platform, Wordpress. 

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/01/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      3 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 08/03/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      3 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Digital Champions
    IT & Digital

    This online course is designed to introduce you to the role of a Digital Champion and how you can develop and use your skills to help others get online and stay online across Lancashire. As part of your role you will help other understand the benefits of using the internet and demonstrate how to do simple tasks online that can make a huge difference to people’s lives. You don’t need to be an IT whizz to be a Digital Champion, just have a bit of spare time, an enjoyment of being online yourself and a passion to help others.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/03/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Connected - Using Zoom
    IT & Digital
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    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      SAT - 23/01/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Google Suite
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Microsoft Powerpoint
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Using a Tablet (Digital Buddies)
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 14/01/2021
      14:00 to 16:00
      5 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/03/2021
      14:00 to 16:00
      4 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Web Design
    IT & Digital
    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.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/12/2020
      18:00 to 21:00
      2 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 11/01/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      2 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 22/02/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      2 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Online Fast Track Functional Skills ICT L2
    IT & Digital

    Functional Skills ICT (Information & Communication Technology) supports you to develop your ICT skills to help you in your everyday life at home and at work.Online ICT fast-track gives students the chance to gain a level 2 ICT qualification in a maximum of 11 weeks.
     

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 18/01/2021
      18:00 to 21:00
      12 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Prevent Identity Theft Online
    IT & Digital

    Identity theft can happen when you least expect it. According to the UK’s fraud protection service approximately “80% of identity fraud in the first three months of this year was either attempted or perpetrated online, with many of us unwittingly leaving ourselves exposed” (Wright, 2015) Now you may be thinking it will never happen to me. WRONG! Without taking the correct security measures you will be leaving yourself vulnerable to thieves over the internet. 

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Understanding Amazon
    IT & Digital
    During the pandemic with shops being closed and deliveries at local stores being uncertain, it has become important that we are able to get what we need from other sources and Amazon has become one of the leading suppliers of goods to the UK and the rest of the world. In this course we will be looking at getting the most from Amazon including searching for an item, paying for an item safely, understanding key terminology and Amazon Prime.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 09/02/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Microsoft Outlook
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
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  • Using Microsoft Teams
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Using Social Marketing for Business
    IT & Digital

    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.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/01/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      2 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 16/03/2021
      18:00 to 20:30
      2 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?

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