Digital skills

This is a qualification available to all ages and learner types. It will equip you with the practical skills needed to access and safely use the web.

Man working on his computer
Course overview

At a glance




1 week



About the course

We will help you develop your online skills so that you can use the internet and keep in touch with others.

The skills learnt can help you to boost your confidence and support your internet use.

This course is cost-free to learners.

Is this course right for you?

Our digital skills course is aimed at those who would like to use the internet but are unsure of how to do it or feel overwhelmed by it.

To complete the programme, you will need to be:

  • Over the age of 19
  • Living in England
Elqira Wiglet

My trainers were very supportive, so it wasn’t long before I successfully completed my diploma, Maths and English.

Elwira Wiglat, Senior Support Worker, Pinfold

What you’ll learn

You’ll learn how to speak to others using technology.

Topics covered will include:

  • How to get on the internet
  • Staying safe online
  • Sending emails
  • Creating letters

How you’ll learn

You will be guided by an expert trainer who will work with you on a one-to-one basis. To complete your training, you will use a tablet and a workbook to support your learning.

Frequently asked questions

Can digital skills get you a job?

Many roles will list Maths, English and IT qualifications as an essential requirement. Many people find not having these qualifications can be a barrier into work. Our digital skills courses can help you to meet the requirements. Plus, we will give you access to all of our vacancies after the course to help you find employment.

How do I learn to contact my friends online?

Digital skills training will teach you how to safely contact your friends online. We will talk about accessing the internet safely and how to use tools such as email to contact others.

Ready to take the next step?

Let’s talk. You’re only a few clicks away from enquiring about this course. Don’t delay, get in touch and start something exciting today!