Digital Skills for Beginners (classroom-based)

Digital Skills for Beginners (classroom-based)

Duration: 6 weeks
Start Date: Monday 17 January OR Friday 21 January 2022 (inductions: week commencing Monday 10 January 2022)
Day and time: Monday, 6.30-8.30pm
Day and time: Friday, 9.30-11.30am
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Aims

This six-week course is for someone who has little or no skills in computing and who wishes to learn or improve.

Entry Requirements

No IT knowledge is required for this course.

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email:

Course Content

Baffled, bored or intimidated by technology?

Are you feeling behind or have been avoiding using a computer?

Then this course maybe just right for you.

The key skills you will learn are:

  • Turning on and shutting down safely
  • Keyboard skills
  • Searching the internet
  • Emailing
  • Entering and amending text and images

Assessment Method

Programme delivery will include a combination of structured learning materials and face-to-face delivery with the opportunity to use our online systems for support.  Each unit is assessed through the completion of skills and knowledge as you progress.

Where can it lead?

The next level for IT is the Essential Digital Skills – Entry Level 3 course.

The more computer skills you have, the more confidence you will gain to research and obtain information for household and leisure activities, volunteering opportunities or even employment, if desired.

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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