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 skills levels - Absolute beginners, Advanced learner, Basic internet skills, Digital champion training, Mixed Ability
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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
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Booked course

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 1) – Autumn

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, 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.

 

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:
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:
Brush up Your IT Skills – Excel (Part 1) – Autumn
Days:
Monday
Start date:
25 September 2017
End date:
6 November 2017
Start time:
1:00pm
End time:
3:00pm
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 (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, go to Eventbrite or email Anna Osborne anna.creativeprocess@gmail.com
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 (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.

 

 

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

First Steps in IT – Whitehawk Inn

Covering basics of computers, including: using the mouse, terminology, Word, files & folders.

Learn how to create documents, search the internet and use an email account.

£10 (£5 MTB/EBPC/VOL/Over 65s)

Many types of fee concessions are available, including for residents of East Brighton and people on means-tested benefits - please check your eligibility with Whitehawk Inn.

 

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

Skills level:
Mixed Ability
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:
01273 682 222 whitehawkinn@whinn.org.uk
Internet link:
First Steps in IT – Whitehawk Inn
Days:
Tuesday
Start date:
19 September 2017
End date:
5 December 2017
Start time:
10.00
End time:
12.00
Duration:
2 hour classes

IT Qualification Level 1 – Whitehawk Inn

Do you wish to improve your IT skills for work?

This qualification will allow you to apply knowledge, understanding and skills to a level recognised by employers. You will cover file management, Word, Excel and presentation software as well as using the internet and email.

£187 + £40 exam fee (FREE for unemployed people receiving benefits - contact the Whitehawk Inn to check eligibility)

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

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 682 222 whitehawkinn@whinn.org.uk
Internet link:
IT Qualification Level 1 – Whitehawk Inn
Days:
Monday
Start date:
25 September 2017
End date:
19 February 2018
Start time:
9.30
End time:
12.30
Duration:
3 hour classes

IT Skills for Work – Thursdays – COM252A

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 – Thursdays – COM252A
Days:
Thursday
Start date:
21 September 2017
End date:
23 November 2017
Start time:
7pm
End time:
9pm
Duration:
10 Weeks

IT Skills for Work – Wednesdays – COM252

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.

 

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 – COM252
Days:
Wednesday
Start date:
20 September 2017
End date:
22 November 2017
Start time:
10am
End time:
12noon
Duration:
10 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

IT for Beginners – The Bridge

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

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

£10

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, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 687053 hello@bridgecommunity.org.uk
Internet link:
IT for Beginners – The Bridge
Days:
Thursday
Start date:
5 October 2017
End date:
14 December 2017
Start time:
10.00
End time:
12.00
Duration:
Nine sessions of 2 hours each

IT for Beginners (Varndean)

Come along to this introductory course for learners with little or no experience of using a computer. Groups are small and classes are tutor-led. Build your confidence to safely browse the internet, send emails and use word processing software.

£65

£20 concessionary fees for Means Tested Benefits and over-65s

Provider: Varndean College

Location: Varndean College Surrenden Road Brighton E.Sussex BN1 6WQ

Location notes: Buses 5B, 55, 88. 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, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 546604 commed@varndean.ac.uk
Internet link:
IT for Beginners (Varndean)
Days:
Wednesday
Available from:
4 October 2017
Start time:
7pm
End time:
9pm
Duration:
8 Weeks

IT for improvers – The Bridge

Perfect your skills in using Word, the Internet and email. This course is for IT improvers who would like to learn more and expand their existing knowledge of the computer.

£10

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:
IT for improvers – The Bridge
Days:
Thursday
Start date:
5 October 2017
End date:
14 December 2017
Start time:
1.00
End time:
3.00
Duration:
Nine weeks of 2 hour classes

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 – August 2017

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 11th August - 15th September

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 – August 2017
Days:
Friday
Start date:
11 August 2017
End date:
15 September 2017
Start time:
10 am
End time:
12 noon
Duration:
6 Weeks

Introduction to I.T. – Autumn

New to computing and IT?

Then this course is for you. Learn computer basics including how to use a mouse and keyboard, word processing, organising files and folders, searching the internet and sending and receiving email.

Suitable for complete beginners.

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:
Absolute beginners
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:
Introduction to I.T. – Autumn
Days:
Monday
Start date:
25 September 2017
End date:
11 December 2017
Start time:
10:00
End time:
12:00
Duration:
10 Weeks

Introduction to I.T. – Evening

New to computing and IT?

Then this course is for you. Learn computer basics including how to use a mouse and keyboard, word processing, organising files and folders, searching the internet and sending and receiving email.

Suitable for complete beginners.

Full price: £10.00 

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:
Absolute beginners
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:
Introduction to I.T. – Evening
Days:
Tuesday
Start date:
26 September 2017
End date:
12 December 2017
Start time:
6pm
End time:
8pm
Duration:
10 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

Next Steps in IT – Whitehawk Inn

Covering

  • computer terminology
  • using Word, creating a letter
  • using the Internet, including using email attachments

In this course you will learn how to use more options, as a follow-up to the beginners' First Steps in IT course.

£10 (£5 MTB / EBPC / VOL / over 65s)

Many types of fee concessions are available, including for residents of East Brighton and people on means-tested benefits - please check your eligibility with Whitehawk Inn.

 

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

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 682 222 whitehawkinn@whinn.org.uk
Internet link:
Next Steps in IT – Whitehawk Inn
Days:
Tuesday
Start date:
19 September 2017
End date:
5 December 2017
Start time:
1.00
End time:
3.00
Duration:
2 hour classes

Next Steps in IT (Varndean College)

Gain confidence in using the internet to shop safely and refine your search skills.

Use Microsoft Word to produce professional documents and insert and manipulate images.

Learn about file management and online storage.

£65

£20 concessionary fees for Means Tested Benefits and over-65s

Provider: Varndean College

Location: Varndean College Surrenden Road Brighton E.Sussex BN1 6WQ

Location notes: Buses 5B, 55, 88. 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 546604 commed@varndean.ac.uk
Internet link:
Next Steps in IT (Varndean College)
Days:
Tuesday
Available from:
3 October 2017
Start time:
7pm
End time:
9pm
Duration:
8 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

Photoshop (Varndean College)

Learn new skills and gain confidence with Adobe Photoshop. The class is relaxed and friendly and individual help is given as required.

Practical lessons with an experienced tutor will help unlock the creative potential of the software. You will work with your photos - adjust colour and brightness, retouch imperfections, combine parts of different images, work with layers and add text.

Experience of using a computer and a mouse is required, but you do not need any experience of Photoshop or have access to the package at home.

A non-accredited course.

£105

Provider: Varndean College

Location: Varndean College Surrenden Road Brighton E.Sussex BN1 6WQ

Location notes: Buses 5B, 55, 88. 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, Problem solving online e.g. how to videos, Creating online e.g. application forms, photos
Booking:
01273 546604 commed@varndean.ac.uk
Internet link:
Photoshop (Varndean College)
Days:
Wednesday
Available from:
27 September 2017
Start time:
7pm
End time:
9pm
Duration:
8 Weeks

Possability People – J2E – Digital Skills

Possability People helps people with long term health or mental health conditions, and disabled people, to find work and build their confidence to use a computer. Open to people with an active benefit claim (either ESA Support group, ESA WRAG or JSA if there is a long term health condition/disability).

Two afternoon sessions per week for six weeks.  For next start date:

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:
Further information and booking (two afternoon sessions per week for six weeks): email work@possabilitypeople.org.uk Tel. 01273 20 89 34 or call/text 07795 90 41 98
Internet link:
Possability People – J2E – Digital Skills
Days:
Wednesday, Thursday
Exceptions:
Library closure days
Duration:
Two afternoon sessions per week for six weeks

Date modified: 2 August 2017

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