IT Classes / Courses / Drop-ins

Got a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC? Or thinking of getting one? Find IT classes, courses or drop-ins to get you get started, do more with your device or solve a problem.

Find places to learn about your gadget or how to do things online

  • Booked courses – these IT classes last more than one session. In some cases, you might get a certificate at the end.
  • Booked sessions – one-off IT sessions booked in advance
  • Drop-in sessions – first-come first-served gadget sessions

Many sessions provide one to one coaching, whereas courses are normally delivered to small groups. Computers are provided by the venue, or you can choose to bring your own device – mobile, laptop or tablet. All opportunities are free, unless otherwise stated and they are updated fortnightly.

IT tuition at home

See our Home page for free lessons for disabled people and people living with frailty, on their own equipment in their own homes.

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To look for a specific venue, day of the week or neighbourhood, use a webpage search (Ctrl+F).

Alternatively, to filter entries efficiently please enter the FULL postcode and specify a distance you are willing to travel e.g. 1 mile. Always leave MIXED ABILITY checked.

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You searched for courses/sessions, with the following selection options:
Course/session activity types - Drop in session, Booked session, Booked course
Course/session skills levels - Absolute beginners, Advanced learner, Basic internet skills, Digital champion training, Mixed Ability
Course/session themes - Computers and Internet, Health and Wellbeing, Jobs and Work, Leisure and Hobbies
Course/session skills - Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos, Literacy, Numeracy, English language skills
Days - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Your search found 46 courses.

Booked course

Digital Accelerator – Diploma in Digital Skills (August)

The course will equip you with an essential tool kit of digital and creative skills and will help you to apply for a new job or apprenticeship. The provider works with a variety of local employers.

The FREE Digital Accelerator at a glance:

- A 3 week full-time course, run once a month, Monday to Friday (10am-5pm)

- Completed in person at the Mac Training Centre by Hove Station

- Awards a Digital Skills Diploma

The Digital Accelerator course content:

- Practice using design and marketing software used by professionals: WordPress, Photoshop, InDesign

- Learn employability skills such as teamwork, networking, interview and presentation skills

- Build your own website and create an online portfolio and creative C.V.

- Understand what local opportunities are available and secure interviews for exciting jobs with great employers

First priority is given to graduates and current students of any discipline, but anyone can register providing they are aged 19 or above as of 31st August 2016 and are committed and passionate about learning.

Listed on Eventbrite.

Location: Albert Works, Conway Street, Hove BN3 3LW

Location notes: Buses 5, 5a, 5b, 7. 5-minute walk from Hove Rail Station. Stair access. Off-street paid parking.

Free wifi: No

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
To book a place, call Maddy Smithers 01273 232273, go to Eventbrite or email maddy.creativeprocess@gmail.com with your contact details including name, email address and telephone number.
Internet link:
Digital Accelerator – Diploma in Digital Skills (August)
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start date:
31 July 2017
End date:
18 August 2017
Start time:
10:00
End time:
17:00
Duration:
3 Weeks

Digital Accelerator – Diploma in Digital Skills (July)

The course will equip you with an essential tool kit of digital and creative skills and will help you to apply for a new job or apprenticeship. The provider works with a variety of local employers.

The FREE Digital Accelerator at a glance:

- A 3 week full-time course, run once a month, Monday to Friday (10am-5pm)

- Completed in person at the Mac Training Centre by Hove Station

- Awards a Digital Skills Diploma

The Digital Accelerator course content:

- Practice using design and marketing software used by professionals: WordPress, Photoshop, InDesign

- Learn employability skills such as teamwork, networking, interview and presentation skills

- Build your own website and create an online portfolio and creative C.V.

- Understand what local opportunities are available and secure interviews for exciting jobs with great employers

First priority is given to graduates and current students of any discipline, but anyone can register providing they are aged 19 or above as of 31st August 2016 and are committed and passionate about learning.

Listed on Eventbrite.

 

 

Provider: Creative Process

Location: Albert Works, Conway Street, Hove BN3 3LW

Location notes: Buses 5, 5a, 5b, 7. 5-minute walk from Hove Rail Station. Stair access. Off-street paid parking.

Free wifi: No

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
To book a place, call Maddy Smithers 01273 232273, go to Eventbrite or email maddy.creativeprocess@gmail.com with your contact details including name, email address and telephone number.
Internet link:
Digital Accelerator – Diploma in Digital Skills (July)
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start date:
3 July 2017
End date:
21 July 2017
Start time:
10.00
End time:
17.00
Duration:
3 weeks

IT for Beginners – Mondays

Learn computer basics such as using the mouse, keyboard, Word files and folders, Internet and email.

Suitable for IT beginners and those who are worried about using the computer.

Tutor: David Purkiss

Who Can Attend?

The project is open to anyone aged 19 or over who has mild to moderate mental health challenges such as finding it hard to go out, not sleeping, worrying, feeling stressed, anxious, sad or low.  You will be asked to complete a self-assessment of your mental health to see if you meet the criteria to be involved in the project.

People can only attend one Self Health course so that as many people as possible can take part in the research project and provide us with their data.

If you have already completed a Self Health course between September 2015 and April 2017 you will not be able to attend another long course but you can attend a Workshop for Returning Learners (see pages 10 & 11 of our new brochure for what’s on offer).

Location: Friends Centre, Brighton Junction, Isetta Square, 35 New England Street Brighton. BN1 4GQ

Location notes: Buses 5/5A/5B, 21/21A, 22, 24 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 37/37B, 46, 48, 49, 50/50U, 56. Brighton Railway Station. Accessible Venue. Café onsite.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
info@friendscentre.org 01273 810210
Internet link:
IT for Beginners – Mondays
Days:
Monday
Start date:
19 June 2017
End date:
24 July 2017
Start time:
12:30
End time:
15:00
Duration:
6 Weeks

IT for Beginners – Tuesdays

Learn computer basics such as using the mouse, keyboard, Word files and folders, Internet and email.

Suitable for IT beginners and those who are worried about using the computer.

Tutor: David Purkiss

Who Can Attend?

The project is open to anyone aged 19 or over who has mild to moderate mental health challenges such as finding it hard to go out, not sleeping, worrying, feeling stressed, anxious, sad or low.  You will be asked to complete a self-assessment of your mental health to see if you meet the criteria to be involved in the project.

People can only attend one Self Health course so that as many people as possible can take part in the research project and provide us with their data.

If you have already completed a Self Health course between September 2015 and April 2017 you will not be able to attend another long course but you can attend a Workshop for Returning Learners (see pages 10 & 11 of our new brochure for what’s on offer).

Provider: The Friends Centre

Location: Friends Centre, Brighton Junction, Isetta Square, 35 New England Street, Brighton. BN1 4GQ

Location notes: Buses 5/5A/5B, 21/21A, 22, 24 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 37/37B, 46, 48, 49, 50/50U, 56. Brighton Railway Station. Accessible Venue. Café onsite.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
info@friendscentre.org 01273 810210
Internet link:
IT for Beginners – Tuesdays
Days:
Tuesday
Start date:
13 June 2017
End date:
18 July 2017
Start time:
18:30
End time:
21:00
Duration:
6 Weeks

Jobs & Work. Brighton Job Centre Plus

This rolling programme, held every other week, has been designed to teach you the various methods of job searching using social media and the internet while also giving you the employability skills to successfully get through your interview and stay in your new job. Available to Job Centre Plus JSA claimants only. Book through your Work Coach. FREE

Provider: Job Centre Plus, Brighton

Location: The Loft, Windsor House, 30/35, Brighton BN2 0LN

Location notes: Any Bus stopping at The Pavilion, Brighton. Brighton rail station. Accessible Venue.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Basic internet skills
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Book through Work Coach
Internet link:
Jobs & Work. Brighton Job Centre Plus
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Exceptions:
n/a
Start time:
9.30
End time:
4.30
Duration:
1 week

Jobs & Work. Hove Job Centre Plus

This rolling programme, held every other week, has been designed to teach you the various methods of job searching using social media and the internet while also giving you the employability skills to successfully get through your interview and stay in your new job. For Job Centre Plus customers who are claimants of JSA only. Book through your Work Coach. FREE

Provider: Job Centre Plus - Hove

Location: The Platform, Boundary House, 87a Boundary Road, Hove BN3 7GA

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 6, 16,46,49. Portslade rail station. Accessible Venue.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Basic internet skills
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Book through Work Coach.
Internet link:
Jobs & Work. Hove Job Centre Plus
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start time:
9.30am
End time:
4.30pm
Duration:
1 week

Booked session

Coldean Computers & the Internet – Friday

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Library Court, 24 Beatty Avenue, Brighton BN1 9ED

Location notes: Bus 24, 26. Accessible venue. Accessible software on designated PC with height-adjustable desk. Baby change facilities. Accessible toilet. Free parking on-street.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 coldeanlibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Coldean Computers & the Internet – Friday
Days:
Friday
Start time:
10 am
End time:
1 pm
Duration:
45 Minutes

Cyber Essentials Workshop – July

Free workshop for small business owners and free-lancers covering basic cyber security controls. Booking required.

 

Provider: Lockcode Cyber Security

Location: 1 Preston Road Brighton BN1 4QU

Location notes: Venue contact: email brightoneaglelabs@barclays.com

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Problem solving online e.g. how to videos
Booking:
https://www.lockcodecybersecurity.com/cyber-essentials-workshops
Internet link:
Cyber Essentials Workshop – July
Days:
Friday
Available from:
14 July 2017
Start time:
2.00
End time:
4.00
Duration:
2 hours

Hangleton Library Computers & the Internet – Thursday

IT assistance and training from Library Connect Digital Champions. Library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Booking advised.

FREE

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Hangleton Library, West Way, Hangleton, Hove BN3 8LD

Location notes: Buses 5/5A/5B, 16/16A, 55. Accessible Venue and accessible software on designated PC with height-adjustable desk. Baby change facilities. Accessible toilet. Free parking on-street.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 hangleton@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Hangleton Library Computers & the Internet – Thursday
Days:
Thursday
Start time:
10am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Hove Library Computers & the Internet – Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Monday 2pm - 5pm

Tuesday 10am - 1pm

Thursday 10am - 1 pm 

Friday 10am - 1pm   (Spanish speaking Library Connect Volunteer)

 

 

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Hove Library, 182-186 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2EG

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 6, 49. Baby changing facilities. Accessible Venue.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 hovelibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Hove Library Computers & the Internet – Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Exceptions:
Bank holidays and occasional library closure days
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Intermediate Excel (Staff Development & Wellbeing)

Do you use Excel for budgets and/or as a database for recording information?

This half-day course is ideal for people who have taught themselves how to use Excel, but could benefit from learning more efficient and ‘correct’ ways to do things.

It is aimed at staff that need to pull out information from spreadsheet databases, or who need to create different budgets and produce a quarterly summaries.

You will receive an Intermediate Excel workbook to use during the course and as a reference to keep.

Pricing Standard: £90 Charity 2: £67.50 Charity 1: £45

Provider: BHT Training

Location: Venue Details Given When Booking 44 London Rd, Brighton BN1 4PH

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos, Numeracy
Internet link:
Intermediate Excel (Staff Development & Wellbeing)
Days:
Wednesday
Available from:
5 July 2017
Duration:
Half Day (pm)

Jubilee Library Computers & the Internet – Monday/ Tuesday/ Thursday/ Friday/ Saturday/1st Sunday of the month

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Monday 10am - 1pm

Tuesday 10am - 1pm & 5pm - 6.45pm

Thursday 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 4:45pm

Friday 2pm - 4.45pm

Saturday 10am - 1pm

1st Sunday of the Month 11am - 2pm

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Jubilee Library, Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE

Location notes: Close to all bus routes to central Brighton and Brighton rail station. Baby Changing facilities. Accessible Venue. Cafe on site.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800. brightonlibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Jubilee Library Computers & the Internet – Monday/ Tuesday/ Thursday/ Friday/ Saturday/1st Sunday of the month
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Lifelines Computer Club

LifeLines Connections - free tuition for over 50s. Up to 10 weekly one-hour sessions at various times with one-to-one tuition. Lessons are tailored to the student.

Provider: Volunteering Matters

Location: Patching Lodge, Park St, Queens Park, Brighton BN2 0AQ

Location notes: Cafe. Accessible venue. Buses 1, 1A, 2, 7, 23.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 688117
Internet link:
Lifelines Computer Club
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Exceptions:
Depends on tutor availability
Available from:
9 January 2017
Available until:
22 December 2017
Start time:
Varies
End time:
Varies
Duration:
1 hour

Moulsecoomb Library Computers & the Internet – Friday

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Moulsecoomb Library,The Highway,Moulsecoomb, Brighton. BN2 4PA

Location notes: Buses 23, 25/25X, 28, 29, 48, 49. Accessible Venue. Accessible software on designated PC with height-adjustable desk. Accessible toilet. Small car park.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 moulsecoomblibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Moulsecoomb Library Computers & the Internet – Friday
Days:
Friday
Exceptions:
Bank holiday
Start time:
2pm
End time:
4pm
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Online Safety Live – Brighton

Bringing the latest in Online Safety to your doorstep.

The UK Safer Internet Centre are delivering a FREE 2 hour Online Safety update in a venue near you.

Open to all who work with children and young people, this event will give you the latest in research, legislation, technology, tools and resources along with exclusive access to the presentation and resource materials.

Provider: UK Safer Internet Centre

Location: Goldstone Primary School Laburnham Avenue Hove BN3 7JW

Location notes: Short walk from Bus Routes 5, 5A, 5B

Free wifi: No

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Register Online
Internet link:
Online Safety Live – Brighton
Days:
Thursday
Available from:
22 June 2017
Start time:
09:00
End time:
11:00
Duration:
2 Hrs

Patcham Library – Computers & the Internet – Saturdays

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Patcham Library, Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton BN1 8TA

Location notes: Buses 5/5A. Wheelchair Accessible.Baby change. Accessible toilet. Car park with limited spaces.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 patchamlibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Patcham Library – Computers & the Internet – Saturdays
Days:
Saturday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Start time:
10.00 am
End time:
1.00 pm
Duration:
Up to 45 mins

Portslade Library Computers & the Internet – Tuesday

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Portslade Library, Old Shoreham Road, Portslade, Brighton. BN41 1XR

Location notes: Buses 2, 6, 46, 66. Baby Changing facilities. Accessible Venue(entrance at rear of building). Accessible software on designated PC with height adjustable desk. Accessible toilet. Small car park with 5 bays including one accessible bay.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 portsladelibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Portslade Library Computers & the Internet – Tuesday
Days:
Tuesday
Start time:
10am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Rottingdean Library Computers & the Internet – Thursdays

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Rottingdean Library, The Grange, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HA

Location notes: Buses 2, 2A, 12, 12A, 27, 14C Accessible software on designated PC with height-adjustable desk. Accessible entrance on Whiteway Lane, where there are 3 accessible parking spaces. No public toilet facilities available.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800
Internet link:
Rottingdean Library Computers & the Internet – Thursdays
Days:
Wednesday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Available from:
31 May 2017
Start time:
10.00
End time:
13.00
Duration:
45 minute

Saltdean Library Computers & the Internet – Tuesdays

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Saltdean Library, Saltdean Lido, Saltdean, Brighton BN2 8SP

Location notes: Free car parks in close vicinity at front and rear of library. Buses 12, 12A, 14, 14B, 14C, 27, 27A. Accessible entrance but no accessible toilet. Accessible software on designated PC with height-adjustable desk.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 saltdeanlibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Saltdean Library Computers & the Internet – Tuesdays
Days:
Tuesday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Start time:
2 pm
End time:
5 pm
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Small Traders’ IT Gadget Surgery – The Open Market – Thursday mornings

Do you require information about how to get the most from your Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone? Want to find out how to improve your business online presence?

1:1 IT support sessions at the Open Market for Brighton & Hove traders such as shopkeepers, plumbers, electricians, estate agents etc. FREE, friendly and impartial advice from Citizens Online.

We welcome queries about:

  • how to set up or use devices (smartphones, tablets, laptops) including glitches and problems
  • how to get the most from the internet e.g. Facebook / other social media; basic cyber security; using email and online services etc.

Sessions are bookable in blocks of 40 minutes. You can book more than one slot together if necessary.

Provider: Digital Brighton & Hove

Location: Brighton Open Market Marshalls Row, Brighton BN1 4JU

Location notes: All buses to London Road and The Level. Upstairs in the Meeting Room next to the Management Office (London Rd entrance). Apologies that the lift is out of order. Toilet available.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Digital Brighton & Hove 07471 351969 digitalbh@citizensonline.org.uk
Internet link:
Small Traders’ IT Gadget Surgery – The Open Market – Thursday mornings
Days:
Thursday
Start time:
9.30
End time:
12.40
Duration:
40 minute bookable sessions

Tech Buddy (Hop 50+ Thursdays)

Do you want to know more about using your Smartphone/Tablet/Laptop? Would you like advice with email or using the internet? Friendly help is here for the over 50's from our knowledgeable volunteer at the Hop 50+ (St. John's complex).

20 minute booked sessions (double sessions may be booked, where possible)

FREE (Donations to The Hop 50+ accepted)

Provider: Impact Initiatives

Location: The Centre Café The Hop 50+, the St John’s complex, Palmeira Square, Hove. BN3 2FL

Location notes: All buses to Palmeira Square. Cafe on site. Accessible Venue.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Tel: 01273 729603 Email: thehop50@impact-initiatives.org.uk
Internet link:
Tech Buddy (Hop 50+ Thursdays)
Days:
Thursday
Start time:
3pm
End time:
4pm
Duration:
1 Hour

Tech Buddy (Tuesdays) – Hop 50+

Do you want to know more about using your Smartphone/Tablet/Laptop? Would you like advice with email or using the internet? Friendly help is here for the over 50's from our knowledgeable volunteer at the Hop 50+ (St. John's complex).

20 minute sessions (double sessions may booked, where possible)

FREE (Donations to The Hop 50+ accepted)

Provider: Impact Initiatives

Location: The Centre Café The Hop 50+, the St John’s complex, Palmeira Square, Hove BN3 2FL

Location notes: All buses to Palmeira Square. Cafe on site. Accessible Venue.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Tel: 01273 729603 Email: thehop50@impact-initiatives.org.uk
Internet link:
Tech Buddy (Tuesdays) – Hop 50+
Days:
Tuesday
Start time:
10am
End time:
12noon
Duration:
2 Hours

Westdene Library Computers & the Internet

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Tuesdays 9.00 - 12.00

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Westdene Library, Bankside, Westdene, Brighton BN1 5GN

Location notes: Accessible venue. 27 bus route (which serves the Westdene Park & Ride and the city centre).

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 westdenelibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Westdene Library Computers & the Internet
Days:
Tuesday
Available from:
30 May 2017
Start time:
9.00
End time:
12.00
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Whitehawk Library Computers & the Internet – Saturday

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Whitehawk Community Hub and Library, 179A Whitehawk Road, Brighton BN2 5FL

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 21/21A. Baby Changing facilities. Accessible Venue. Café. Accessible toilet. Accessible software on designated PC with height-adjustable desk. Accessible parking area with entrance to library. Large car park shared with Whitehawk School. 2nd car park reached from Crossbush Road.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 whitehawklibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Whitehawk Library Computers & the Internet – Saturday
Days:
Saturday
Exceptions:
Not Available on 4th Saturday of the month
Start time:
10am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Woodingdean Computers & the Internet – Monday

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect Digital Champions. Get 1:1 help tailored to your own needs and interests. Either use a library PC computer or bring your own laptop, tablet, smartphone or eBook-reader.

FREE. Booking advised - library members may book up to 8 sessions of 45 minutes. Library membership is also free and will enable you to use any library across the city (now with extended hours through the Libraries Extra scheme).

Provider: Brighton & Hove Libraries

Location: Woodingdean Library, Warren Road, Woodingdean, Brighton BN2 6BA BN2 6BA

Location notes: Buses 2, 22. Baby Changing facilities. Accessible Venue. Next to health centre. Limited spaces in car park, accessible bays available. Accessible toilet.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 290800 woodingdeanlibrary@brighton-hove.gov.uk
Internet link:
Woodingdean Computers & the Internet – Monday
Days:
Monday
Start time:
10am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes

Drop in session

Bevendean Advice Drop-in and Coffee Morning – with gadget drop-in

A local weekly advice drop in around finances, benefits and debt, a coffee morning and referral food bank. The food bank is every Wednesday from 9am – 12pm and is a welcoming, friendly place for local residents to go and meet, chat and get advice or food if they are experiencing financial difficulties for any reason.

Includes food bank available by referral only (referral can be made by advice team on site). The food bank is for Bevendean residents only, you can drop in but proof of postcode is required. The food bank services Lower & Higher Bevendean, Moulsecombe, Meadow View, Bates Estate and Saunders Park up to & including Bear Road.

Includes free wifi and volunteer-led gadget support (drop-in with your laptop, tablet or mobile phone).

 

Provider: Trust for Developing Communities

Location: The Hall, Holy Trinity Community Church, Norwich Drive, Bevendean, Brighton BN2 4LA

Location notes: Part of Holy Nativity Community Centre. Accessible venue. 48 bus. Open Wednesday mornings only. Baby change facilities.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Sayanti Banerjee 07533 011 417 E-mail: sayantibanerjee@trustdevcom.org.uk
Internet link:
Bevendean Advice Drop-in and Coffee Morning – with gadget drop-in
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Exceptions:
Closed 2 weeks over Christmas.
Start time:
9.00
End time:
12.00

Computer Drop-in – over 50s

Using computers and mobile devices. For ages 50 +. These friendly sessions are completely flexible and on the customers agenda. There is a minimum of two IT Volunteers available at every session. No booking required. FREE

Provider: Age UK Brighton and Hove

Location: 29-31 Prestonville Rd, BRIGHTON BN1 3TJ

Location notes: Fully accessible venue with lift. Hot drinks available. Located in the Seven Dials area. Buses include: 7, 14/14c, 18, 27, 55/56. Brighton Station: 5mins.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 720603 or reception@ageuk-bh.org.uk
Internet link:
Computer Drop-in – over 50s
Drop-in days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Exceptions:
Closed on Bank Holidays only
Start time:
10am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
3 hrs

Computers & the Internet – BUCFP

Tuesday - Friday drop-in offering IT access and also support for people to access online forms, price comparison websites, online banking and job search. FREE

Help available 10.00 - 1.00:

  • internet access
  • email
  • job search
  • form filling
  • CV writing
  • price comparison sites
  • online shopping
  • social networking
  • smartphones & tablets
  • graphics
  • web design
  • virus checking & computer system repair
  • all things digital or financial.

Computer room available 10.00 - 4.00 with 10 workstations and a scanner, and more computers in the main area providing free internet access. No time limit.

Provider: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project

Location: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton BN2 0GY

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 2, 5/5A/5B, 7, C, 18, 21/21A, 22, 24, 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 46,48, 49, 50/50U, 52, 56. Baby Changing and crèche (Tue-Fri mornings). Tea Bar (10am - 4pm) Lunch available (£1.50 Large, 60p Small)

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 671213, 01273 601211, info@bucfp.org.uk
Internet link:
Computers & the Internet – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Exceptions:
Closed Bank Holidays. IT support available 10.00 am - 1.00 pm but the computers can be used from 10.00 am - 4.00 pm
Start time:
10am
End time:
4pm

ESOL (Drop-in)

Beginners, intermediate and advanced - FREE

Provider: West Hill Baptist Church

Location: West Hill Road, Brighton, BN1 3RT

Location notes: Buses 6, 7, 13X, 14C,18, 22, 27, 37B, 47, 48, 52, 56. Brighton Railway Station. Baby Changing Facilities. Tea/coffee.

Free wifi: No

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
English language skills
Booking:
07479 206486. 01273 734202. laura.jackson828@gmail.com
Internet link:
ESOL (Drop-in)
Drop-in days:
Friday
Start time:
10am
End time:
2pm
Duration:
1.5 Hours

ESOL (Drop-in)

Beginners, intermediate and advanced - FREE

Provider: West Hill Baptist Church

Location: West Hill Road, Brighton, BN1 3RT

Location notes: Buses 6, 7, 13X, 14C,18, 22, 27, 37B, 47, 48, 52, 56. Brighton Railway Station. Baby Changing Facilities. Tea/coffee.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
English language skills
Booking:
07479 206486. 01273 734202. laura.jackson828@gmail.com
Internet link:
ESOL (Drop-in)
Drop-in days:
Friday
Exceptions:
Bank Holidays
Start time:
12.30pm
End time:
2pm
Duration:
1.5 Hours

ESOL Beginners – Thursday – BUCFP

Beginner course FREE

Provider: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project (BUCFP)

Location: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton, BN2 0GY

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 2, 5/5A/5B, 7, C, 18, 21/21A, 22, 24, 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 46,48, 49, 50/50U, 52, 56. Baby Changing and crèche (Tue-Fri mornings). Tea Bar (10am - 4pm) Lunch available (£1.50 Large, 60p Small)

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
English language skills
Booking:
01273 671213, 01273 601211, info@bucfp.org.uk
Internet link:
ESOL Beginners – Thursday – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Thursday
Start time:
11am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
1.5 Hours

ESOL Beginners – Tuesday – BUCFP

Beginner course FREE

Provider: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project (BUCFP)

Location: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton, BN2 0GY BN2 0GY

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 2, 5/5A/5B, 7, C, 18, 21/21A, 22, 24, 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 46,48, 49, 50/50U, 52, 56. Baby Changing and crèche (Tue-Fri mornings). Tea Bar (10am - 4pm) Lunch available (£1.50 Large, 60p Small)

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Absolute beginners
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
English language skills
Booking:
01273 671213, 01273 601211, info@bucfp.org.uk
Internet link:
ESOL Beginners – Tuesday – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Start time:
11am
End time:
12.30pm
Duration:
1.5 Hours

ESOL Beginners – Wednesday – BUCFP

Beginner course FREE

Provider: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project (BUCFP)

Location: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton, BN2 0GY

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 2, 5/5A/5B, 7, C, 18, 21/21A, 22, 24, 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 46,48, 49, 50/50U, 52, 56. Baby Changing and crèche (Tue-Fri mornings). Tea Bar (10am - 4pm) Lunch available (£1.50 Large, 60p Small)

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
English language skills
Booking:
01273 671213, 01273 601211, info@bucfp.org.uk
Internet link:
ESOL Beginners – Wednesday – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Start time:
10.30am
End time:
12noon
Duration:
1.5 Hours

ESOL Intermediate – Tuesday – BUCFP

Intermediate course - FREE

Provider: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project (BUCFP)

Location: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton BN2 0GY

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 2, 5/5A/5B, 7, C, 18, 21/21A, 22, 24, 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 46,48, 49, 50/50U, 52, 56. Baby Changing and crèche (Tue-Fri mornings). Tea Bar (10am - 4pm) Lunch available (£1.50 Large, 60p Small)

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
English language skills
Booking:
01273 671213, 01273 601211, info@bucfp.org.uk
Internet link:
ESOL Intermediate – Tuesday – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Exceptions:
Bank holidays
Start time:
2 pm
End time:
4 pm
Duration:
2 hours

Free Software Clinic – Cowley Library.

Every Thursday evening they offer a Free Software Clinic.

Helping anyone who comes along with installation and trouble-shooting, resolving problems with viruses or malware and addressing concerns about internet security and promoting safer practices online.

We use free/Open Source software as defined by the Free Software Foundation https://fsf.org We have helped many happy visitors who have overcome any apprehension to try alternatives to Microsoft, Apple and other proprietary (Paid For) software.

Provider: The Cowley Club

Location: 12 London Rd, Brighton BN1 4JA

Location notes: All buses to London Road, 5 minutes walk from Brighton Railway Station. Café, Garden & Toilet Facilities on site. Children friendly. The library is open to the public and it is free to join for anyone who would like to become a borrower.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 696104
Internet link:
Free Software Clinic – Cowley Library.
Drop-in days:
Thursday

Gadget Surgery

Having a problem with your PC?
Foxed by Facebook?
Trouble with your tablet?
Or is your smartphone making you feel the opposite?

Don’t panic!
Help is at hand in the form of Whitehawk Inn's very own Gadget Surgery.
One of our friendly expert Gadget Doctors will help you out.

Whether you have a password problem, can't find a setting, worried about viruses, want help sending pictures, or can’t get the thing to switch on at all, just DROP-IN and see us. Whatever your Gadget question, we will listen, investigate and either solve the problem, show you how to do it or give you the best advice we can. It's FREE and you don't need an appointment.
Don't suffer in silence come and see the Doctor!

Provider: The Whitehawk Inn

Location: The Whitehawk Inn, Whitehawk Rd, Brighton, BN2 5NS

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 7, 21, 23, 84.Café.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 682 222 whitehawkinn@whinn.org.uk
Internet link:
Gadget Surgery
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Available from:
6 June 2017
Available until:
11 July 2017
Start time:
10am
End time:
3pm

Gadget Tuesdays at The Old Boat Corner Community Centre

Would you like to get more from your smartphone or tablet? Or try one out?

Drop in for friendly, impartial help from Digital Brighton & Hove. No need to book - join us in the Lounge on the last Tuesday of the month.

FREE.

Provider: Digital Brighton & Hove

Location: Old Boat Corner Community Centre, Carden Hill, Hollingbury BN1 8GN

Location notes: Community Cafe serves drinks, sandwiches, pasta, chips and snacks 10:00 to 13:45. Baby changing. Accessible venue. Bus 5B. Free parking.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Enquiries - ask at the Old Boat or email DigitalBH@citizensonline.org.uk
Internet link:
Gadget Tuesdays at The Old Boat Corner Community Centre
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Available from:
31 January 2017
Start time:
10.30
End time:
12.30

HaKIT : Computers & the Internet

HaKIT at St. Richard's Community Centre: a weekly drop in providing help with getting online, using social media, setting-up emails, using search, completing online job applications, employment skills and more. FREE.

The IT suite at St Richard's Church & Community Centre can accommodate up to 10 learners each session.

HaKIT also run short courses on digital photography.

Provider: The Hangleton and Knoll Project

Location: Saint Richard's Church and Community Centre, Egmont Road, Hove, BN3 7FP

Location notes: Buses 5/5A 16/16A, 56. Accessible Venue (by stair lift), tea and coffee, Baby changing facillities.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Lulu Russell 01273 881446 info@hkproject.org.uk
Internet link:
HaKIT : Computers & the Internet
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Start time:
10am - 12 Noon; 1pm - 3pm & 3pm - 5pm
Duration:
2 Hours

Hop 50+ Social Media Drop-In

Don't let the kids have all the fun! Join us at Hop 50+ (St. John's complex) and enjoy using social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. £5.00 per session. Aged 50+

Provider: Impact Initiatives

Location: Hop 50+, The St John’s complex, Palmeira Square, Hove BN3 2FL

Location notes: All buses to Palmeira Square. Cafe on site. Accessible Venue.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Communicating online e.g. email, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Tel: 01273 729603 Email: thehop50@impact-initiatives.org.uk
Internet link:
Hop 50+ Social Media Drop-In
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Start time:
11.00
End time:
12.00
Duration:
1 hour

Job Club -Drop-In

CV advice, interview skills, help with application forms, letters...
Computers, print outs of jobs and local newspapers to help your job search. Structured sessions on CV writing, covering letters, application forms and interview techniques. Advisers at hand to help with individual job searches, applications and letters and to support the use of online services. High job success-rate for previous attendees!

FREE

Provider: The Bridge Community Education Centre

Location: Lucraft Rd, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 4PN

Location notes: Buses 25, 28, 50U, 49. Car parking available. Falmer railway station. Accessible Venue. Café. Baby changing.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 687053 hello@bridgecommunity.org.uk
Internet link:
Job Club -Drop-In
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Start time:
10am
End time:
12noon
Duration:
2 Hours

Job Club Extra at The Bridge

Join these Free high impact workshops for specific input and support on:

Effective CVs and applications - May 17

Discover your skills & talents - June 7

Successful Interviewing  - June 14

Career Change - July 5


Provider: The Bridge Community Education Centre

Location: Lucraft Rd, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 4PN

Location notes: Buses 25, 28, 50U, 49. Car parking available. Falmer railway station. Accessible Venue. Café. Baby changing.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 687053 hello@bridgecommunity.org.uk
Internet link:
Job Club Extra at The Bridge
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Available from:
17 May 2017
Start time:
10am
End time:
12noon
Duration:
2 Hours

LifeLines Connections – drop in for over 50s

Drop-ins on specific topics, usually held on the first Tuesday of the month. Call to check what the topic is for this month.

Example: Safe Surfing: being secure online.

FREE

Provider: Volunteering Matters

Location: Patching Lodge, Park Street, Brighton BN2 0AQ

Location notes: Cafe; accessible venue; buses 1, 1A, 2, 7, 23

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 688117
Internet link:
LifeLines Connections – drop in for over 50s
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Exceptions:
Monthly on first Tuesday of each month
Available from:
3 January 2017
Available until:
5 December 2017
Start time:
10 am
End time:
12 noon
Duration:
2 hours

Money Works @ HAKIT

MONEY WORKS? This session is for anything where using a computer saves you money; increases your income or helps you manage your money:

  • Online Banking
  • Bill Payments/ switching
  • Job Search/CV
  • Benefits
  • Money Advice/Debt Support Online
  • Online price comparison sites
  • Online shopping
  • Selling Online
  • Social Media: Skype/ Instant Messaging
  • Using a smart phone/tablet/laptop.

For FREE help with any of the above and more, just ‘drop in’ and see our friendly, qualified tutor David Purkiss. He’ll be happy to help!

Provider: The Hangleton and Knoll Project

Location: Saint Richard's Church and Community Centre, Egmont Road, Hove BN3 7FP

Location notes: Buses 5/5A 16/16A, 56. Accessible Venue (by stair lift), tea and coffee, Baby changing facillities.

Free wifi: Yes

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Transacting online e.g. shopping, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
Lulu Russell 01273 881446 info@hkproject.org.uk
Internet link:
Money Works @ HAKIT
Drop-in days:
Friday
Start time:
10.00
End time:
1.00
Duration:
Drop-in

PACA Job Club Drop-in (Portslade)

Job club - drop in on Tuesday morning for help with CV writing, cover letters, applications forms and interview techniques. Computers and an adviser at hand to help you with individual job searches. FREE

 

Provider: PACA Adult Learning Centre

Location: 55 Boundary Rd, Hove, Brighton BN41 1DF

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 6, 16/16A, 46, 49, 66. Portslade Railway Station. Accessible Venue. Tea/Coffee available

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 422632. comed@paca.uk.com
Internet link:
PACA Job Club Drop-in (Portslade)
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Exceptions:
Closed on some dates outside term time if staff unavailable - call to check.
Start time:
9.30
End time:
11.30
Duration:
2 Hours

Photoshop Group at BUCFP

Drop-in offering advise on using Photoshop along with IT support sessions, helping people to access online forms, price comparison websites, online banking and job search. FREE

Provider: Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project (BUCFP)

Location: 6 Tilbury Place, Brighton, BN2 0GY

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 2, 5/5A/5B, 7, C, 18, 21/21A, 22, 24, 25/25X, 26, 28, 29, 46,48, 49, 50/50U, 52, 56. Baby Changing and crèche (Tue-Fri mornings). Tea Bar (10am - 4pm) Lunch available (£1.50 Large, 60p Small)

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Computers and Internet
Skills:
Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 671213, 01273 601211, info@bucfp.org.uk
Internet link:
Photoshop Group at BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Start time:
1pm
End time:
4pm
Duration:
3 hrs

Walk in Wednesdays

FREE information, advice and guidance from qualified Careers Advisors and computer access for:
· Job search
· Volunteering opportunities
· General careers research
· CVs and covering letters
· Training applications
· Budgeting advice & signposting
FREE tea and coffee available.

FREE

Provider: The Whitehawk Inn

Location: The Whitehawk Inn, Whitehawk Rd, Brighton, BN2 5NS

Location notes: Buses 1/1A, 7, 21, 23, 84. Café.

Free wifi: Yes

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Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Jobs and Work
Skills:
Managing information online e.g. searching, Communicating online e.g. email, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 682 222 whitehawkinn@whinn.org.uk
Internet link:
Walk in Wednesdays
Drop-in days:
Wednesday
Exceptions:
Not in School Holidays
Available from:
3 May 2017
Available until:
5 July 2017
Start time:
9.30am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
3.5 Hours

Date modified: 19 June 2017

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