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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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 52 courses.

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BUSINESS START-UP (The Bridge)

Would you like to be your own boss and run your own business?

Do you have a business idea but would like to know how to get started?

We can help you in setting up your own small business and developing a business plan for your enterprise idea.

This course will cover a number of key areas that you will need to know such as getting started, the financial needs that go with your own business and how to go about marketing and selling your product or service.

Cost: A: £75 B: £30 C: £15

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, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 687053 hello@bridgecommunity.org.uk
Internet link:
BUSINESS START-UP (The Bridge)
Days:
Monday
Start date:
30 October 2017
End date:
18 December 2017
Start time:
2pm
End time:
5pm
Duration:
8 Sessions

Brush Up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 1) – Spring

Develop your skills in Excel:

This course will look at the key aspects of Excel including entering, formatting and editing data. Learn how to use formulas (including use of brackets), functions (including sum and average) and chart options including using a column and pie chart.

This course is suitable for those who are familiar with using a computer.

Full price: £62.50

Concession rate (if available): £37.50

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

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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:
info@friendscentre.org 01273 810210
Internet link:
Brush Up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 1) – Spring
Days:
Monday
Start date:
26 February 2018
End date:
26 March 2018
Start time:
1pm
End time:
3pm
Duration:
5 Weeks

Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 2) – Autumn

Develop your skills further in Excel:

Create spreadsheets, sort and filter data, use formulas, functions, link worksheets and create and modify charts. You will learn to use additional functions to enable you to analyse your data more thoroughly, including IF, SUMIF and COUNTIF functions and how to create scatter diagrams, line or column graphs from your results. This is an intermediate course for those who are already familiar with Excel.

Price

Full price: £62.50

Concession rate (if available): £37.50

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

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Skills level:
Advanced learner
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 810210. info@friendscentre.org
Internet link:
Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 2) – Autumn
Days:
Monday
Start date:
13 November 2017
End date:
11 December 2017
Start time:
1:00pm
End time:
3:00pm
Duration:
5 Weeks

Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 2) – Summer – Daytime

Develop your skills further in Excel: create spreadsheets, sort and filter data, use formulas, functions, link worksheets and create and modify charts.

You will learn to use additional functions to enable you to analyse your data more thoroughly, including IF, SUMIF and COUNTIF functions and how to create scatter diagrams, line or column graphs from your results.

This is an intermediate course for those who are already familiar with Excel.

Full price: £62.50 
Concession rate (if available): £37.50

Provider: The Friends Centre - Brighton Junction

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:
Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 2) – Summer – Daytime
Days:
Monday
Start date:
16 April 2018
End date:
21 May 2018
Start time:
1pm
End time:
3pm
Duration:
5 Weeks

Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 2) – Summer – Evening

Develop your skills further in Excel: create spreadsheets, sort and filter data, use formulas, functions, link worksheets and create and modify charts.

You will learn to use additional functions to enable you to analyse your data more thoroughly, including IF, SUMIF and COUNTIF functions and how to create scatter diagrams, line or column graphs from your results.

This is an intermediate course for those who are already familiar with Excel.

Full price: £62.50 
Concession rate (if available): £37.50

Provider: The Friends Centre - Brighton Junction

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:
Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 2) – Summer – Evening
Days:
Tuesday
Start date:
5 June 2018
End date:
3 July 2018
Start time:
6pm
End time:
8pm
Duration:
5 Weeks

Digital Accelerator – Diploma in Digital Skills (October)

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 2017 and are committed and passionate about learning.

Listed on Eventbrite.

December : 27th Nov- 15th December

January: 8th Jan- 26th Jan

February: 5th Feb- 23rd Feb

 

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, go to Eventbrite or email Anna Osborne anna.creativeprocess@gmail.com
Internet link:
Digital Accelerator – Diploma in Digital Skills (October)
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start date:
2 October 2017
End date:
20 October 2017
Start time:
10.00
End time:
17.00
Duration:
Full time for 3 weeks

IT Skills for Work – Wednesdays – COM252B

In a world ever reliant on the use of computers and software packages, the course aims to provide a solid grounding in Microsoft Office to develop key IT skills, useful to working in an office environment or managing a business from home.

You will learn how to use Word to create documents, posters and mail-merge letters, use Excel to create spreadsheets with formulas and charts and create a PowerPoint presentation.

The course also covers organising files and folders, using internet resources and creating and querying an Access database.

This course is not for complete beginners.

This course has fees, but concessions are available to benefit claimants - contact the College for details.

Home/EU students tuition fees (per year):

A) £125
B) £90
C) £45

Category A: If you are not claiming any benefits you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You can pay online, over the phone or in person at the Student Centre at the Main Pelham Campus.

Category B: If you are claiming Housing Benefit, Council Tax Benefit, Income Support or Pension Credit you pay this fee. You will need to enrol in person and provide evidence* that you have been in receipt of this benefit within the last 3 months.

Category C: This fee is payable if you are a Jobseeker claiming JSA or ESA. You will need to enrol in person and provide evidence* that you have been in receipt of this benefit within the last 3 months.

Provider: Brighton Metropolitan College

Location: Brighton Metropolitan College Pelham Street, Brighton BN1 4FA

Location notes: Accessible city centre building. Cafeteria open until 8pm

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:
Enrol online or call 01273 667788
Internet link:
IT Skills for Work – Wednesdays – COM252B
Days:
Wednesday
Start date:
17 January 2018
End date:
21 March 2018
Start time:
10am
End time:
12noon
Duration:
10 Weeks

Intermediate Word – BHT

This half day Intermediate Word course aims to improve your skills and confidence and help you get to grips with some of the more complex (and nifty!) features.

It will be useful for people needing to know shortcuts to create and edit documents, to quickly move around, and create automatic text insertions.

The course will cover:

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Quick ways to select and format text
  • AutoCorrect
  • Building Blocks and adding to the quick access toolbar
  • Inserting the Filename and Path automatically
  • Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Multi-level Lists

 

Cost:

Standard £90

Discount Code: 'charity2' (25% off) £67.50

Discount Code: 'charity1' (50% off) £45

Provider: BHT Training

Location: 144 London Road, Brighton, BN1 4PH

Location notes: Any bus to London Road or St Peters Church. Short walk from Brighton Station Accessible building and toilet facilities

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, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 645420 or Book Online
Internet link:
Intermediate Word – BHT
Days:
Thursday
Available from:
28 September 2017
Duration:
Half Day (PM)

Internet Essentials – Age UK Brighton and Hove – January 2018

Over 50 and want to learn to use the internet? Essential internet skills for fun, saving money, communicating and work.

Welcome to Internet/email • Online Entertainment • How to stay safe online • Using Online Services.

FREE - small group short course 19th January - 23th February

Provider: Digital Brighton & 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:
Internet Essentials – Age UK Brighton and Hove – January 2018
Days:
Friday
Start date:
19 January 2018
End date:
23 February 2018
Start time:
10 am
End time:
12 noon
Duration:
6 Weeks

Next steps in I.T. – Daytime

Develop your IT skills further on this course.

Learn more about what you can do with Word – including creating posters, adverts and letters.

Find out more about using the internet for online shopping and planning your journeys with Google Maps. Improve your knowledge of email including how to create groups, forwarding and deleting emails.

This course is suitable for those who have already completed an Introduction to IT course or for those with some knowledge of using Word, internet and email.

Full price: £10.00

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

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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:
info@friendscentre.org 01273 810210
Internet link:
Next steps in I.T. – Daytime
Days:
Monday
Start date:
23 April 2018
End date:
9 July 2018
Start time:
10:00
End time:
12noon
Duration:
10 Weeks

Next steps in I.T. – Evening

Develop your IT skills further on this course.

Learn more about what you can do with Word – including creating posters, adverts and letters. Find out more about using the internet for online shopping and planning your journeys with Google Maps. Improve your knowledge of email including how to create groups, forwarding and deleting emails.

This course is suitable for those who have already completed an Introduction to IT course or for those with some knowledge of using Word, internet and email.

£10

Provider: The Friends Centre - Brighton Junction

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

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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 810210. info@friendscentre.org
Internet link:
Next steps in I.T. – Evening
Days:
Tuesday
Start date:
16 January 2018
End date:
27 March 2018
Start time:
6pm
End time:
8pm
Duration:
10 Weeks

Possability People – Get Set – Digital Skills

Possability People helps people with long term health conditions or disabilities (including mental health conditions and learning disabilities) to move towards work and build their confidence to use a computer. Open to people with an active benefit claim who have a long term health condition/disability.

 

One or two afternoon sessions per week for six weeks plus drop ins available.  For next start date and further information please contact the Community Employment Service:

Email work@possabilitypeople.org.uk

Tel. 01273 20 89 34

Text 07624 800500

 

FREE.

 

Provider: Possability People (J2E team)

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:
Email work@possabilitypeople.org.uk Tel. 01273 20 89 34 Text 07624 800500
Internet link:
Possability People – Get Set – Digital Skills
Days:
Wednesday, Thursday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Duration:
Two afternoon sessions per week for six weeks

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

Facebook II & Twitter Workshop – the Bridge

Following-on from the previous Facebook workshop, this session will look at creating a Facebook group, joining a group and then using Twitter to add to your profile, follow and tweet. This course is for those who have a Facebook and Twitter account and would like to be able to get more from using both sites. This is covered in a friendly, well-paced fashion using handouts with individual and pair work, which puts all the course content into practice, in an easy to follow way.

Cost: A: £12 B: £4.50 C: £2.50

A: Full price; B: East Brighton Resident; C: Concessions

We may need to see some ID and benefits paperwork.

  • A: passport, national ID card or photo driving licence
  • B: 2 of the following - National Insurance card, bank card, birth certificate, citizen card and paper driving licence
  • C: benefits documentation such as Income support, Council Tax Benefit and JSA.

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

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:
01273 687053 hello@bridgecommunity.org.uk
Internet link:
Facebook II & Twitter Workshop – the Bridge
Days:
Thursday
Available from:
23 November 2017
Start time:
3.30
End time:
5.30
Duration:
2 Hours

Facebook Workshop – the Bridge

A workshop that looks at using Facebook, including considerations, adding friends, posting, messages and searching for information. This course is for those who have a Facebook account (you need to have registered in advance) and would like to be able to get more from using it. This is covered in a friendly, well-paced fashion using handouts with individual and pair work which puts all the course content into practice in an easy to follow way.

Cost: A: £12 B: £4.50 C: £2.50

A: Full price; B: East Brighton Resident; C: Concessions

We may need to see some ID and benefits paperwork.

  • A: passport, national ID card or photo driving licence
  • B: 2 of the following - National Insurance card, bank card, birth certificate, citizen card and paper driving licence
  • C: benefits documentation such as Income support, Council Tax Benefit and JSA.

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

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:
01273 687053 hello@bridgecommunity.org.uk
Internet link:
Facebook Workshop – the Bridge
Days:
Thursday
Available from:
12 October 2017
Start time:
3.30
End time:
5.30
Duration:
2 hours

Hangleton Library Computers & the Internet – Thursday

IT assistance and training from Library Connect.

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: 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 – Mon/Tues/Weds/Thurs/Fri/Sat

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect. 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 2 pm - 5 pm

Tuesday 10 am - 1 pm & 2 pm - 4.45 pm

Wednesday 10 am - 1 pm

Thursday 10 am - 1 pm & 2 pm - 4.45 pm 

Friday 10 am - 1 pm   

Saturday 10 am - 1 pm

 

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 – Mon/Tues/Weds/Thurs/Fri/Sat
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Exceptions:
Bank holidays and occasional library closure days
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes per session

Jubilee Library Computers & the Internet – every day of the week

Friendly IT assistance and coaching from Library Connect. 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 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Tuesday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Wednesday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Thursday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm & 2.00pm - 4.45pm

Friday  11 am - 1 pm & 2.00 pm - 4.45 pm

Saturday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

1st & 2nd Sundays of the Month 11.00 am - 2.00 pm

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 – every day of the week
Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Duration:
Up to 45 minutes per session

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

MONEY MATTERS WORKSHOPS (The Bridge)

Managing your finances sounds like a straight forward concept yet it can be a challenge.

Stay on top of your finances by setting up a budget plan, managing debt, using an online benefit calculator, accessing charitable grants and making the most of what you have got.

Nov 3, Nov 24

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

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
Theme/title:
Health and Wellbeing
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:
MONEY MATTERS WORKSHOPS (The Bridge)
Days:
Friday
Available from:
3 November 2017
Available until:
24 November 2017
Start time:
10am
End time:
1pm
Duration:
3 Hrs

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

Patcham Library – Computers & the Internet – Tuesday & 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).

Tuesday 10am to 1pm

Saturday 10am to 1pm

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 – Tuesday & Saturdays
Days:
Tuesday, 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:
2pm
End time:
4.45pm
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 – Friday – 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 – Friday – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Friday
Start time:
1.30pm
End time:
2:30pm
Duration:
1 Hour

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:
2 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:
1pm
Duration:
2 Hours

ESOL Intermediate – Friday – 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 – Friday – BUCFP
Drop-in days:
Friday
Exceptions:
Bank holidays
Start time:
3 pm
End time:
4 pm
Duration:
1 hour

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 – Whitehawk Inn

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.

Provider: The Whitehawk Inn

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

Location notes: The Whitehawk Inn is situated next to the large bus depot in Whitehawk Road. It is on the corner of Whitehawk Road and Marlow Road. 1, 1a, 7, 21, 23 or 84 buses. Café. Most of the building is accessible for disabled people. Baby changing facilities.

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 – Whitehawk Inn
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Exceptions:
No sessions during half terms and school holidays
Available from:
19 September 2017
Available until:
5 December 2017
Start time:
10.00
End time:
2.00

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 – The Bridge 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 – The Bridge Drop-In
Drop-in days:
Tuesday
Start time:
10.00 am
End time:
12.00
Duration:
2 Hours

Job Club Extra at The Bridge on Fridays

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

Effective CVs and applications - Sept 29

Successful Interviewing  - Oct 27

Discover your skills & talents - Nov 10

Career Change - Dec 1


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 on Fridays
Drop-in days:
Friday
Available from:
27 September 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

Vallance Gadget Fridays

Come along and use one of our PCs or bring along your own Smartphone/Laptop/Tablet.

FREE advice about how to get more from your device or general help with all things 'online' from our expert Digital Champion.

Provider: Citizens Online

Location: Unit 2, Conway Court, Hove BN3 3WR

Location notes: Buses 5, 5a, 5b stop outside the Vallance Centre or 2, 49, 46 stop a very short walk away. Coffee shop next door. Accessible Venue

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:
07842 563697 vallancecentre@yahoo.co.uk
Internet link:
Vallance Gadget Fridays
Drop-in days:
Friday
Start time:
2.00
End time:
4.00
Duration:
2 Hrs

Date modified: 16 October 2017

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