As well as improving broadband, we are also trying to improve people’s digital skills across the County and help you get the most from being online.
Below you can find more information about workshops, courses and training sessions available in your area.
Support in your area
The Online Owls project has been created by Cestria Community Housing to help Chester-Le-Street residents get online. Hosting techie tea parties, internet basics training and 1-2-1 social media sessions, the project is working in partnership with a range or organisations including venues and community groups, to provide support daily for the people of Chester-le-Street.
Where can I find help?
With courses from the basics of using your mouse, to job hunting online, the free Learn My Way website is not to be missed when learning basic online skills.
Check out the UK Online Centres website ‘centre search’ to find out where your nearest centre is… they often offer courses, clubs, free Wi-Fi and free computer access.
Packed full of videos and information the BBC’s WebWise website has everything you need to learn basic online skills.
Thinking about buying your own computer? Check out Get online @ home, which has low cost offers and advice on broadband deals and software!