It’s very easy to take being able to use the internet and basic computer programmes for granted, but there are still large numbers of the UK population who can’t take full advantage of IT. The courses below are aimed at beginners and are perfect for community organisations and charities that are supporting people to build their IT skills.  

 

Are you looking to introduce a group to computing and digital skills for the first time? Whether computing is completely new or you’re looking for a refresher course, DigiEnable has a range of workshops, which covers word processing (Microsoft Word or Open Office Writer), spreadsheets (Excel or OO calc), presentations and understanding the internet. Get in touch for more information and we can help start people out on their Digital Journey.

This workshop gives you the knowledge and skills to be able to write and edit pages on any topic you could imagine, on this collaborative online platform. This workshop will cover how to explore the vast portals of this open-source encyclopaedia and learn how to write and edit pages, in a legal and formatted way. It’s suitable for those who've never used Wikipedia before, and those who have but now want to take the further step and become a contributor.

“This series of workshops covers the best social media platforms to gain a great online presence to share with potential employers, how to use the platforms efficiently and how to use social media to look for jobs. This is suitable for those who haven't used social media before, and those who have but want to focus on using these platforms for employability.

“HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is the language which supports web pages across the world, but to many, it just looks like a collection of random words, numbers and colours. This workshop will start you on a journey to understanding how to read html, write your own basic code, learn how CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) can make your code pretty, and give you lots of hints and tips on how to continue your learning once the session has ended.