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Free courses accessible to library members using computers in libraries, or at home

Learn My Way courses

Learn My Way courses

The Learn My Way website, used for computer sessions, offers courses on a wide range of digital skills. For complete beginners, the Getting Started and Online Basics courses are the best place to start – details of what is included are listed below. Learners may also do a more advanced course on using health information online. Library staff are on hand to support beginners through these courses.

For people who want to expand their digital skills, there are more advanced courses available on everything from shopping and banking online to skills for jobseekers. These are not included in the supported sessions, but learners can progress onto any of them free of charge on a library computer. Current courses are listed below.

Getting Started

  • Using a keyboard
  • Using a mouse
  • Using a computer
  • Using the Internet

Online Basics

  • Using email
  • Using the Internet safely
  • Using online searches
  • Public services – the basics

Online Plus

  • Using online forms
  • Understanding public services
  • Make money work
  • Shopping online
  • Using Facebook
  • Online Banking
  • Staying safe online

Jobs and skills – Skills for job applications

  • Job hunting online
  • Jobs and interviews
  • Skills and careers online
  • Creating documents

Additional courses

  • Using photos
  • Socialising online
  • Staying healthy with NHS Choices
  • Look after the pennies…online
  • Watching and listening online
  • Touchscreen basics (tablets and iPads)

Last reviewed: July 26, 2023 by Helly

Next review due: January 26, 2024

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