Digital Matters...for everyone!
Nervous about using a computer or the internet?
Do you need help with creating your CV or filling in online forms?
Or would you like to feel more confident shopping online and using money saving websites?
Even if you just want to be able to keep in touch with family and friends online, Glasgow Libraries Digital Learning team can help!
The team offer a range of free courses and digital support at libraries across the city, including a 'Getting Started' beginners course, Introduction to iPad/tablet devices and the European Computer Driving License (ECDL)*.
Don’t just take our word for it though, we’ve had great feedback from people who have joined a course:
‘I’ll make more use of the computer more often and now feel safe to do online shopping.’
‘I had a great time on the class and the tutor was really welcoming and explained things clearly, I’m moving on to an iPad class now.’
‘Course is simple and I can understand the instructions well. I can also go at my own pace.’
Check out the full list of courses below or find your local library using our Venue Finder, then why not give them a call or drop in to find out what’s currently available?
We’re ready…are you?
*ECDL incurs a fee but you may be eligible for ITA funding for this course.
Make an Enquiry
Click here to find out about our current learning opportunities or call us free on 0800 027 6402.
If you would like to know more please contact your local library or the Digital Learning Team on:
North East Area Learning Team 0141 276 1644
South East Area Learning Team 0141 429 0949
South West Area Learning Team 0141 276 6877
North West Area Learning Team 0141 276 1547
Getting Started With Computers
A free tutor-led course designed for individuals who have little or no computer experience. This course runs over 6 sessions each lasting for 2.5 hours.
Topics covered include:
- Getting started with Computers
- Getting started with Word
- Getting started with Internet
- Getting started with Shopping and Media
- Getting started with Email
A free tutor-led course which runs over 4 sessions each lasting 2 hrs.
Topics covered include:
- Mouse / Keyboard / Word (cover letters)
- Create a CV
- Job Searching (Find a Job)
Learn My Way
An exciting suite of free, online digital learning courses.
Spanning a wide range of topics, these courses will help you to develop the necessary digital skills to make the most of the online world. Choose what to learn at your own pace and time. Drop-in support available.
An introduction to iPad & Tablet Devices
A free 4 week beginners class to help you understand and learn the basic functions of an iPad or Tablet device.
Certificated by the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) is an internationally recognised qualification and perfect for learners who want key computer skills and proficiency in the use of the most common applications.
ECDL has 7 modules and covers the following topics:
• IT User Fundamentals
• Using Email and the Internet
• Security for IT Users
• Spreadsheet software
• Presentation software
• Word Processing Software
• Database Software
This cost of this online course is £200* which includes access to all learning materials, an assessment and exam per module and access to drop-in support sessions.
*This course is approved for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding, for which you may be eligible.
Security For IT Users
Certificated by the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, this course covers the skills and knowledge needed to identify and manage day-to-day security risks.
Certificated by the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, this course introduces the learner to the basic concepts of working with word processing.
Certificated by the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, this course introduces the learner to the basic concepts of working with spreadsheets.
Certificated by the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, this course introduces the learner to the basic concepts of working with the presentation software, PowerPoint.
Certificated by the BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT, the course covers the main concepts of databases.
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