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Every Day Digital Skills  

Course Summary

Code: DINLSR41  

Starting: Thursday 24 September 2020 

Location: New Directions South Reading  

Duration: 4 sessions

Time: 09:30 

Cost: Free  


In the last few months of being in lockdown, digital technology has gained prominence in communicating with loved ones, and family, shopping online and also using various services online. This free four week course offers the opportunity to learn and demonstrate knowledge of digital skills.

The course would cover the following topics
1. Basics of using a device (hardware/software) 5 hours
a. Familiar with keyboard, mouse, monitor
b. Familiar with software applications
c. How to open different application

2. Internet, Email and searching for information 4 hours
a. Connecting to the Internet
b. Searching for information
c. Creating and sending/receiving Emails

3. Communication using online tools 3 hours
a. Zoom Calls
b. Social Media

You will learn in an adult learning environment in small groups no bigger than 5 at our site on Northumberland Avenue, Reading. This course will help to develop your skills, knowledge and confidence in using digital technology. You could progress to one of our accredited digital skills programmes or any one of our learning programmes once you finish.  


Time and duration

Start Date: 24 September 2020
Start Time: 09:30
Day: Thursday Morning
First Lesson Duration: 03:00
Total Weeks: 4


New Directions South Reading  
330 Northumberland Avenue  
RG2 8DH  

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