Computer skills - resources
Banking Support Schemes
Barclays Digital Eagles - supports people to develop their computer and internet skills. If you need help to set up a new social group or club online you can go along to a Tea & Teach session at a local branch of Barclays. Free sessions and you don't need to bank with Barclays.
Lloyds Digital Champions - aim to help you improve your digital skills so that you can make the most of the internet.
Health Digital Courses
- NHS Website How To Guide how to make the most of the NHS website to find health advice online and find your local health services like GPs and hospitals.
- Test and Trace App Guide
- NHS App How to Guide
- Elliott Hall Medical Centre eConsult How to Guide
- Coordinate My Care (CMC) How to Guide
- AccuRx GP surgeries messaging How to Guide
How to Guides
Here are a range of downloadable guides on how to use common apps or websites:
- Create an Email Account
- Use WhatsApp
- Use Zoom
- Online High Street Shop
- Online Grocery Shopping
Other Helpful Online Resources
- Microsoft Digital Literacy - learn how to effectively use devices, software, and the Internet to collaborate with others and discover, use, and create information.
- Computer Terms Explained
- Staying Safe Online - understand the risks, and have simple ways to protect yourself on the internet
- Online Security - the government’s advice on how to stay secure online.
- Video Tips : Windows, Email and Zoom - free training videos covering the most frequently asked questions
- National Careers Service Skills Toolkit - free courses to help you learn new skills
Classes on our Events calendar
Our Events calendar has details of regular classes and other activities which can help you to get up to speed with computers and the internet.
Other information and advice
The BBC Webwise site offers advice on making the most of the internet.
Gransnet is the social networking site for grandparents. Its forums cover everything from politics to holidays, gardening to difficult daughters-in-law.
Fulham Good Neighbours' Digital Inclusion project arranges one-to-one lessons in person or over the phone on how to use the computers, tablets/smartphones, Alexa/Google devices and the internet.
Age UK offer information and advice on using technology and the internet.