Digital skills for life (1)
Who is this course for?
Anyone who wants to improve their digital skills for everyday life.
These short qualifications are designed to help you to develop the digital skills that you can use to make everyday life easier.
Using digital devices (at least one of these types: laptops/tablets/mobile phones and personal computers), you will be learning how to:
communicate with friends and /or family
keep safe online.
carrying out a simple personal or household task or planning a personal or leisure activity.
and how to find useful information (e.g. bus timetables)
and how to save information and return to it later
Your tutor will help you to build a folder of evidence to show how you have learned these new skills.
Support and feedback
Your tutor will give you ongoing support for your learning and will also give you feedback to let you know how you are doing, what you have achieved and what you need to complete.
Additional costs and requirements
This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.
To be able to take part in online learning you will be sent a Zoom invitation with your access code.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
Your tutor may ask you to do some work in between sessions.
About the tutor
Your tutor will be Colette Olah. Colette started working as a tutor for Learn Devon in September 2018 and delivers a variety of art and craft, employability and computer skills courses. She is a qualified art and design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and special education. Colette has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities and taught basic cooking, art and drawing skills in adult education classes in Worcestershire. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the many beautiful beaches in North Devon and also searching for bargains at flea markets and car boot sales. Colette enjoys teaching at Learn Devon because she is keen to help her learners progress and achieve their goals. She believes that lifelong learning and gaining new skills can create a sense of wellbeing and improved self-esteem and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.