Step Into Digital

Ref: C3847141

This course is suitable for learners who are new to using a computer/digital device and want to build up their confidence. If you are a beginner and need help getting started on a digital device, or need to improve your current basic digital skills then our Step into Digital course will get you started on your journey. This is a non-accredited course and a practical and flexible way of improving your digital skills and confidence in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Course aim

To build your confidence and skills in using a digital device and support you using these skills for everyday life, job searching, online shopping, online learning and connecting to others online.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Independently enter text, insert an image and table, format and save documents.
  • Learn how to stay safe online.
  • Use Zoom and Canvas for online learning.
  • Search for information on the internet through a web browser.
  • Demonstrate skills learnt by composing and sending messages via email, independently replying to and forwarding email messages and understanding email etiquette.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Step Into Digital


This course is funded by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. You must be a resident of Greater Manchester in order to attend this course. Click here to learn more about government funding changes. If you don't know whether you are a resident of Greater Manchester, you can check your postcode here:

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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