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Award in Digital Promotion for Business (OG) Level 2

Get to the core of how to build or promote a business with this digital marketing course. Digital promotion activities such as online and social media marketing can help you support your company’s growth or build your own business. Get first-hand knowledge of key business activities that promote growth. Gain a clear understanding of digital marketing practices with this digital skills course. It’s ideal for flexible learning as you can choose topics that interest you from a variety of units. Pick up crucial skills for employment that can help you in any sector and build skills for your CV.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 29/02/2024 -
Sat 27/07/2024
Course code:
Q00013623
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £150.00

Professional Development: Careers Workshop

Are you looking for your first job, or maybe thinking about your next job? This short and friendly one day workshop will give you the opportunity to learn key skills for job-seeking and work including; how to write a CV that reflects your skills and talents; the best ways to complete application forms; how to prepare for and take part in job interviews; and understanding the expectations of employers in the workplace. You will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with your tutor and there will be lots of top tips to ensure that you feel confident in your next job application! We will also ensure that you leave the workshop having applied for some jobs in the area that you are interested in, to help you get started on your journey to finding your dream job.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 29/02/2024 -
Thu 29/02/2024
Times:
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
ܽƵ West Midlands Regional Office (Birmi
4th Floor Lancaster House
67 Newhall Street
Birmingham
B3 1NQ
Tutor:
Ekta Vishrolia
Course code:
Q00013864
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
0 places remaining
Status:
Fee range
Free to £8.40

Pre-Entry Essential Digital Skills: Digital Skills For Everyday Living- Beginners

Does the thought of using computers, the internet and other digital technologies leave you feeling out of touch and overwhelmed? Have you considered gaining digital skills but didn't know where to turn? If the answer is a resounding 'yes!' this is the course for you. This course is for learners with little or no experience of digital technologies who want to develop skills to become 'digitally literate' in their everyday life and work. Our aim is to empower you to confidently engage with the digital world of laptops, smart phones, email, news, word processing social media, entertainment, shopping and more!

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 29/02/2024 -
Thu 23/05/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
11 sessions
Location:
Linkbridge Community Support Centre (Bur
1 Swinless Street
Burnley
BB10 3BN
Tutor:
Simon Gill
Course code:
Q00013898
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £75.00

Personal Development: DWP Employability Skills

The 10-Hour Employability Skills Course for JobCentre Claimants is designed to empower individuals with limited English language abilities and minimal work experience. It covers key areas such as effective communication, CV writing, job searching techniques, interview preparation, and digital literacy, tailored to the needs of non-native English speakers. Participants will also learn about UK workplace culture and time management. Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, the course aims to enhance job readiness, providing the tools and confidence needed to navigate the job market and pursue employment opportunities effectively.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 29/02/2024 -
Thu 28/03/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
ܽƵ (Leicester)
101 Hinckley Road
Leicester
LE3 0TD
Tutor:
Ayman Ali
Course code:
Q00014080
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £42.00

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Introduction to Digital Skills (Confidence with Computers) - Multiply West Sussex

Not feeling confident using Outlook? Never opened Outlook in your life? Never mind, this course is for you! This beginner's digital course will cover all the basics that will help you use emails, send attachments and navigate the Internet for work or in your everyday life. Get your digital skills sense to the next level!

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 01/03/2024 -
Fri 22/03/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Littlehampton Jobcentre (Littlehampton)
33 Church Street
Littlehampton
BN17 5ER
Tutor:
Gabriella Russo
Course code:
Q00013845
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
5 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Better Digital Skills (Confidence with Computers) - Multiply West Sussex

Get digitally fit for modern life and gain confidence in facing situations that require digital skills. Build on your basic computer skills in this Improvers course and see how digital training can help to transform your life. This intermediate Digital Skills course is for anyone wanting to improve their computer skills. Digital training teaches you skills for learning, life, and work. Improving your digital skills can help you in your everyday life. This course could also help you progress to job roles that require digital work skills.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 01/03/2024 -
Fri 22/03/2024
Times:
12:45pm - 2:45pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Littlehampton Jobcentre (Littlehampton)
33 Church Street
Littlehampton
BN17 5ER
Tutor:
Gabriella Russo
Course code:
Q00013853
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee:
Free

Pre-Entry Essential Digital Skills: Digital Skills for Everyday Living

Does the thought of using computers, the internet and other digital technologies leave you feeling out of touch and overwhelmed? Have you thought about gaining some digital skills but didn’t know quite where to turn? If the answer to these questions is a resounding “Yes!” then you will feel right at home on our new Digital Skills for Everyday Living course. Here at the ܽƵ, we have been busy developing this new and exciting course for people with little or no experience of digital technologies who want to acquire the skills to become ‘digitally literate’ in their everyday life and work. Our aim is to empower you to confidently engage with the digital world of laptops, smart phones, email, news, word processing, social media, entertainment, shopping and more.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 01/03/2024 -
Fri 10/05/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
8 sessions
Location:
Sneinton Community CIC
Edale Road
Sneinton
Nottingham
NG2 4HT
Tutor:
Andrew Roles
Course code:
Q00014103
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
2 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £100.80

Intermediate Digital Skills

Get digitally fit for modern life and gain confidence in facing situations that require digital skills. Build on your basic computer skills in this Improvers course and see how digital training can help to transform your life. This intermediate Digital Skills course is for anyone wanting to improve their computer skills. Digital training teaches you skills for learning, life, and work. Improving your digital skills can help you in your everyday life. This course could also help you progress to job roles that require digital work skills.

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 01/03/2024 -
Fri 03/05/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
9 sessions
Location:
Shaw Trust (Birmingham)
36 Great Charles Street Queens
Birmingham
B3 3JY
Tutor:
Shirley Bate
Course code:
Q00013723
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
7 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £67.20

Pre-Entry Digital Skills

Learn to use digital devices and gain essential computer skills for professional and personal use. Digital training helps you move with the times and not get left behind. This beginner’s course is for anyone who wants to learn digital skills, no matter your current knowledge. This course is appropriate for complete beginners, so don’t worry if this is all new to you. Learn to use word processing software and fill out online forms in this Digital Skills course. Understand how to use email and search for information online. This digital skills training also teaches you how to shop online securely. You’ll understand online safety and data storage

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 01/03/2024 -
Fri 03/05/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
8 sessions
Location:
Shaw Trust (Birmingham)
36 Great Charles Street Queens
Birmingham
B3 3JY
Tutor:
Shirley Bate
Course code:
Q00013721
Availability:
7 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £67.20

Pre Entry Digital Skills

Learn to use digital devices and gain essential computer skills for professional and personal use. Digital training helps you move with the times and not get left behind. This beginner’s course is for anyone who wants to learn digital skills, no matter your current knowledge. This course is appropriate for complete beginners, so don’t worry if this is all new to you. Learn to use word processing software and fill out online forms in this Digital Skills course. Understand how to use email and search for information online. This digital skills training also teaches you how to shop online securely. You’ll understand online safety and data storage

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 01/03/2024 -
Fri 22/03/2024
Times:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
4 sessions
Location:
Marsden Road Community Centre (South She
Marsden Road
South Sheilds
ne34 6re
Tutor:
Janet Ashburner
Course code:
Q00014188
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £42.00