Through Steps To Success and Six Town Housing, you are able to access 30 free IT courses that can help you improve your IT skills no matter what your level or experience.

Whether you’re a beginner and want support with online basics – including using a mouse or keyboard, setting up an email and using search engines – or want to learn Office skills, there is a course for you.

The courses, which are provided by Learn My Way, include:-

  • Using your computer or device – learn about using a computer or mobile device such as a phone or tablet
  • Online basics – how to search and explore the internet, keep in touch by email and use public service online
  • Office programs – creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations
  • More internet skills – online shopping and social media
  • Finding a job online
  • Improving your health online
  • Managing your money online – learn how to budget, banking and shopping online in a safe and easy way
  • Accessing public services online – saving time and money by visiting local and national government websites

To access the courses, click here and use the Centre code 8005879.

iDEA (Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award)

iDEA helps you to develop digital, enterprise and employability skills. This is a learning approach that aspires to be a digital and enterprise equivalent of The Duke of Edinburgh Award and is not about sitting in a classroom. These are bitesize online courses and awards can be added to your CV to show an employer your digital achievements or you can just dip in and out and look at topics which interest you.

Find out more about what you can learn by signing up here.

Everyone who lives in Bury who takes part can get a head start with the Digital Bury badge. When you have signed up choose the option that says  ‘have a badge code’ and enter the code BURYGOODiDEA-STH

Free digital skill courses at the libraries

If you prefer to attend courses rather than learn online, there are month long digital skills courses running at the libraries that take place one afternoon a week. Find out which libraries run these courses and the days they run here.

The above courses are provided by Learn My Way.