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Digital face to face support and learning

Library computers

Important: you need to be a library member to use the computers in Telford & Wrekin Libraries. If you are not a member, it's free to join. As a library member, you will have free access to computers in all Telford & Wrekin Libraries. View more information on library computers.

Digital skills

Gaining confidence using devices and the internet for over 50’s.

Forum Weekly Computer drop in sessions:

  • Hartshorne Court, Burton Street, Dawley, TF4 2BY, Mondays, 10.30am – 12.30pm.
  • Butter Cross Court, Stafford St, Newport, TF10 7UD, Wednesdays, 11am – 1pm.

Just call in, take your laptop, tablet or mobile phone with you if you can. Get problems sorted, find out how to do new things, learn from scratch. Contact us if you have any questions – 07932828333.

A group of volunteers who are confident computer users are offering their time to tutor people to use a computer and the internet.

Many people who have already been taught are now enjoying using the internet for: keeping in touch with family and friends, shopping, researching family history, booking holidays, filling in forms, finding the best energy and insurance deals, researching activities, editing and sharing photographs, and social network sites. The list is endless.

The training takes place at free weekly drop in sessions where volunteers help people who have little or no experience, and also those who just need a little help or are struggling with using a new device, a particular programme or function.

You can chat, share ideas, get help and advice and even help others and you can bring along your own laptop, tablet or smartphone or use equipment provided.

No need to book, just drop in.

Get Connected

After successfully supporting many residents who attended our 6 weeks Get Connected programme we are now developing a 1-2-1 digital support model. Please check back soon for updates on our new programme, alternatively, please register your interest and we will keep you updated with changes.

Digital drop in support

Every Wednesday at Southwater One (Southwater Square, Southwater Way, Telford, TF3 4JG), 10.30am - 12.30pm. No session 29 May 2024.

Every Thursday at Wellington Library (Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre, Larkin Way, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1LX), 2pm - 4pm.  No session 30 May 2024.

Digital drop in session offering one to one support for your digital needs.

Managed by Telford & Wrekin and our digital champion volunteers, these free drop in sessions offer you support with your digital needs, such as navigating and using your device, accessing and completing web forms, online shopping. Pop in and see us, if we cant help then we can signpost to other services which maybe able to.

Tech With No Limits (TWNL)

TWNL are offering fully funded 6-Week IT Skills courses in various locations thanks to the support of The National Lottery Community Fund.

Level 1 Course for Beginner’s Computer Skills and new Level 2 Course in Microsoft 365 are fantastic opportunities for local people in need to gain free expert tuition in IT skills!

Please find further information around available courses on the Tech With No Limits website.

Additional face to face learning

We aim to widen participation so that as many sections of the community as possible can experience the joy of learning and take advantage of the wider benefits that participation in learning brings, such as improved confidence, reduced social isolation, improved wellbeing, improved social cohesion and increased civic participation.

The service also aims to contribute to improving the skills and employment levels of the borough by supporting adults who are low-skilled, unemployed or otherwise distant from learning and employment to progress.

Visit the Learn Telford website for more information on face to face learning.

The Job Box is a one stop shop for information and support on job vacancies, training and employment in the Telford and Wrekin area. Our aim is to provide you with links to the support you can access as well as the latest information on local jobs and employers.

Visit the Telford Job Box website.

Last updated: 24/05/2024 15:54

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