Learning and Skills

Whether you're an absolute beginner, or you want to take your skills to the next level, there's something here for you. 

Getting started – Introductory guides from Digital Unite to help beginners get going.

Using your computer or device  – Learn about using a computer or mobile device such as a phone or tablet, the course covers basic skills such using a keyboard, a mouse or a touchscreen.

Online basics – Learn how to search and explore the internet, keep in touch with email, and use public services online - all while being safe and secure.

My computer my way – Resources from Ability Net to help making your device easier to use.

Office programs – There are lots of ways you can make information look good using a computer. This subject will help you write CV’s, make budgets and present your ideas to others.

More internet skills – Make sure you’re confident with everything you might need to do on the internet, including online shopping and social media.

Video calling tutorials – From Learn My Way Tutorials for video calling via FaceTime, Skype, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp

Zoom How to Guides – Get Nottinghamshire Connected have created easy to use how to guides for getting started with Zoom.

Microsoft Teams How to Guide - Get Nottinghamshire Connected have created an easy to use how to guide for how to use Microsoft Teams if your health professional has sent you an invitation to a call.

Zoom – Zoom is a video conferencing tool that lets you host meetings with up to 100 people, for up to 40 minutes, and has lots of other great features. 

WhatsApp How to Guides – Get Nottinghamshire Connected have created an easy to use how to guides for getting started with WhatsApp messenger.

Staying Safe Online – Hints and Tip guides from Get Nottinghamshire Connected on how to stay safe online

UK Safe Internet Centre – The UK Safer Internet Centre shares online safety tips, advice and resources to help children, young people and professionals stay safe online.                

Online safety – This course will help keep you, your personal information and your devices safe whilst you use the internet and technology more.

Email Safety Tips - safety tips when using email from Digital Unit so that your personal information remains secure and safe and that you aren’t open to viruses or hackers.

Internet Security – Essential guides from Digital Unite detailing simple steps for staying safe online

Get Nottinghamshire Connected – Struggling to get online, need some help with using particular applications like the NHS App? Get Nottinghamshire Connected is a dedicated service available to help people through a telephone or email

Notts Help Yourself – Nottinghamshire’s local online service directory designed to help people find information about a whole range of organisations and services.

Nottinghamshire Coronavirus Community Support Hub – The Nottinghamshire Coronavirus Community Support Hub brings together the many local volunteer groups offering help with those who are staying at home because of Coronavirus.

Ask LiON – Nottingham City’s local online service directory COVID-19 Information for the Public.

Online Centres Network – Local groups organised and working to tackle digital and social exclusion by providing people with the skills and confidence they need to access digital technology.

AbilityNet – Supporting people of any age, living with any disability or impairment to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education.

NHS App for Smartphone or Tablet Device – You can download and install the NHS App now on iOS and Android. You can use the NHS App to; get advice about coronavirus, order repeat prescriptions, book appointments, check your symptoms, view your medical record, access health services on behalf of someone you care for and much more.

NHS App for your computer – If you don't own a smartphone or tablet you can still access all the features of the NHS App online through your computer or laptop

NHS App ‘How to Guides’ – Helpful resources and supporting documents to help you to set-up and use the NHS App.

Improving your health online – There are lots of ways you can use the internet to support your health. You can make appointments online, order repeat prescriptions and find advice on specific symptoms and conditions.

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