Last updated: 25 July 2023
Next review: 25 July 2024
Develop your digital skills online
Below you will find various online platforms that you can use to develop your own digital skills or to support someone else.
Offers bitesize digital learning. Is easy to digest, and works across multiple devices. Allows learners can pick and choose content to meet their needs.
Supports people with the basics including using your device, starting to go online, staying safe and using email; through to working online, using social media and managing your health and money online.
Guides to help parents and carers to keep children safe online. A wealth of practical tips, from age-specific online safety checklists to comprehensive guides on setting parental controls. Discover the knowledge and tools you’ll need to help your children safely and confidently explore the digital world.
How to guides that offer step by step instructions on how to adapt your phone, computer or tablet to meet your needs. You can search for a specific need (e.g. making text larger) or filter the guides based on your symptoms (e.g. hand tremor) or condition (e.g. dyslexia).
Written by subject matter experts and updated regularly, the guides are perfect for supporting others with digital skills or improving your own knowledge. Now also includes a section of specially prepared Easy Read guides!
Offers free online courses on basic digital skills, including for at home and in the workplace
Barclays online hub that has videos and resources on staying safe online
Video training on basics from Microsoft