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If you are a beginner looking to take your first steps into using digital technology these courses could be for you.

Computers for You – Tablet Skills

Training Provider: Somerset Skills and Learning

Location: Lions House, Bridgwater TA6 5AY

Learn how to confidently use a Tablet!

Learn about the latest apps, techniques and tips to help you survive in the Digital Age and staying in contact with friends and family.

Course content includes: Tablet basics– getting started , know your buttons, using the screen, understanding the settings, setting it up with your preferences.

Communication– setting up emails on your tablet, staying in contact, e.g. WhatsApp, messenger and texts. Taking great photos with your tablet – using the camera, filters and editing, saving and sending your photos. Understanding Apps and The Best Ones for You – How to search for and download great apps that can help you with all aspects of your life, including banking, the latest news, reading, cookery, fitness, travel, shopping, games and puzzles.

FREE TABLET **A tablet will be provided for you to use during the course and if you attend every session you will qualify to receive a free Tablet at the end of the training.*Terms and conditions•

The course is free and limited to 15 places filled on a first come, first served basis to those meeting the eligibility criteria. For eligibility criteria:

The course starts on 18th March at 9.30 am – 12 and runs for six weeks (with a one week break for Easter) finishing on 29 April.. If you are not able to attend every session you will not qualify for the free tablet.

The free tablet on offer is a Lenovo Tab E10 10.1 Inch HD Tablet or similar.

Click here to find out more about the course and offer. 

To book your place call Somerset Skills & Learning on 0330 332 7997

Essential Digital Skills – Somerset

Training Provider: Somerset Skills and Learning

Location: Various locations across Somerset and Distance Learning (Bridgewater, Chard, Frome, Minehead, Taunton, Wells, Yeovil)

Computers for You

Computer Skills – ECDL Essentials

Computer Skills – ECDL Extra

Computer Skills – ECDL Advanced

Register my Interest

How do I apply?

This programme is now closed for applications.

What do I need to know before I apply?

As a pilot project, we’re interested in gathering evidence on whether the project has supported learners to embark on or progress within digital careers. All Digital Momentum learners are required to participate in the evaluation of the pilot; sharing feedback with us (and our evaluation partner) on their Digital Momentum experience.

Digital Momentum is a 12-month pilot funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport – Digital Skills Innovation Fund