Digital Hubs - Free ICT Skill Drop In Session

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Course code: NN1442F

Our Digital Hub is a course you can join on any date and is specifically designed for those who want to learn basic computer skills at their own pace.

when

Dates

From 02 Aug 2023 to 17 Jul 2024
Wed 12:30-15:00

45 weeks

07 Feb 2024

12:30 to 15:00

14 Feb 2024

12:30 to 15:00

21 Feb 2024

12:30 to 15:00

28 Feb 2024

12:30 to 15:00

06 Mar 2024

12:30 to 15:00

13 Mar 2024

12:30 to 15:00

20 Mar 2024

12:30 to 15:00

03 Apr 2024

12:30 to 15:00

10 Apr 2024

12:30 to 15:00

17 Apr 2024

12:30 to 15:00

24 Apr 2024

12:30 to 15:00

01 May 2024

12:30 to 15:00

08 May 2024

12:30 to 15:00

15 May 2024

12:30 to 15:00

22 May 2024

12:30 to 15:00

29 May 2024

12:30 to 15:00

05 Jun 2024

12:30 to 15:00

12 Jun 2024

12:30 to 15:00

26 Jun 2024

12:30 to 15:00

03 Jul 2024

12:30 to 15:00

10 Jul 2024

12:30 to 15:00

17 Jul 2024

12:30 to 15:00

where

Blandford Adult Learning Centre 

Black Lane

Blandford
DT11 8SW


fees

Fees and concessions

free

who

Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

enquiries@salbcp.com

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>The Digital Hub uses a hybrid model of some pre-recorded material, remote delivery alongside hands on support from an on-site Learning Support Assistant who will guide you to use a computer with safety and success. You will be able to start the course on a date that suits you and work at your own pace with your own goal in mind. Tell us what you want to learn, and we will help. The Digital Hub embeds &#34;Learn My way&#34; material to develop your knowledge and skills when using a computer.</p>

<p>Subjects covered:</p>

<ul>
<li>Using a computer - keyboard and mouse</li>
<li>Online Basics - the internet, emails and online forms</li>
<li>Office programmes - creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations</li>
<li>Online safety - personal data and being safe online</li>
<li>Online shopping and social media</li>
<li>Finding a job online - job hunting, National Careers Service website, Jobs and interviews</li>
<li>Improving your Heath online - NHS website, GP services online</li>
<li>Managing your money online - online and mobile banking, make money work</li>
<li>Public services online - using public services, Universal Credit</li>
</ul>

<p>Learning takes place in a friendly library or similar setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>Practice at home and completion of homework is advisable to enhance your learning experience.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.</p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no Pre-course admission sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This is a Beginners course, for those who have no experience in the subject or very basic knowledge of the subject.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>You will need a notebook and pen. </p>

<p>It would be useful for you to have access to a computer so you can practise what you learn in each session. Alternatively, you can book computer time for free in any of the local libraries.</p>

Next Step

<p>Once you have completed the modules other courses at the next level will be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/our-centres/</a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="https://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/disclosure-of-unspent-convictions</a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href="mailto:enquiries@salbcp.com">enquiries@salbcp.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>