Digital Skills to support you to get back into work within the South East, for FREE!

Free online remote training to give your career a boost

If you live in the south-east of England and your career has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, you could be entitled to free training to help you get back into work. You may also be entitled to a free device and/or data!

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Empower people’s livesand communities through digital skills

Funded by South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP)
We are here to support you get back into work if your job has been affected by Covid-19.
We are fully equipped to delivery our services across 
East Sussex, Medway, Kent, Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.

About We Are Digital

We Are Digital is one of the UK’s leading digital skills and inclusion training providers to councils, housing associations, charities, corporates, and central government. Our trainers have first-hand experience in training people of all skill levels, both in-person and remotely. One of our key skills is being able to provide help and support with digital skills to help people get back into work.

We are offering youour 6 hour course in Digital Skills training for FREE

You will learn and gain skills in:

  • Understanding the Desktop or Home Screen
  • Understanding Files, Folders and Shortcuts or Apps
  • Understanding and Using the Internet
  • Using Email Basics
  • Using Online Forms and Shopping Services
  • Introduction to the Client Portal
  • Introduction to Universal Credit
  • Introduction to Word Processing
  • Finding Work Online (Job Search)
  • CV Writing
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Online access and devices

As the UK’s leading digital inclusion provider, we believe training should solve the three pillars of digital exclusion in a combined approach:

Training + Equipment + Internet Access 

*We know that device access can prove a significant barrier and therefore, equipment and data will be gifted to you in your training where needed. 

You can refer yourself if you:

  • Are living in East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Medway, Southend and Thurrock
  • Age over 19
  • Had been affected by Covid – unemployed or made redundant
  • Someone on a zero-hours contract
  • Someone in work but in receipt of benefits
  • Someone in an entry-level job (for which no qualifications are required) wishing to move to a new role or new sector
  • Someone earning the minimum wage
  • Someone with no qualifications and with no
    higher than level 2 skills
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Get in touch today:

Email your full name and contact details to skills@we-are-digital.co.uk
and we’ll get back to you within 48 hours

Call us on 0114 551 2551

Or text SKILLS on 88440 and we’ll get back to you within 48 hours

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Download our brochure to find out more

Companies are increasingly looking for applicants with digital skills. Research shows employment is closely linked to digital literacy. What’s more, you can boost your earnings by up to 10% just by developing new skills and getting ahead of the game.

What are the benefits of getting people online?

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Earnings Benefits

People can increase earnings by 3% and 10% just by acquiring digital skills.

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Employability Benefits

People can find all sorts of jobs online, with access to CV builders, application forms, interview techniques and more.

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Communication Benefits

Basic digital skills can enable people to connect with family, friends and the community.

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Time Saving Benefits

People can save time by accessing government services like health care and banking online.

What will I learn?

In 6 hours, you will learn and gain skills in:

  • Understanding the Desktop or Home Screen
  • Understanding Files, Folders and Shortcuts or Apps
  • Understanding and Using the Internet
  • Using Email Basics

  • Using Online Forms and Shopping Services
  • Introduction to the Client Portal
  • Introduction to Universal Credit
  • Introduction to Word Processing
  • CV Writing
  • Finding Work Online (Job Search)

Get in touch today:

Email your full name and contact details to skills@we-are-digital.co.uk
and we’ll get back to you within 48 hours

Call us on 0114 551 2551

Or text SKILLS on 88440 and we’ll get back to you within 48 hours