Digital Inclusion Coordinator
If you need some help to get online or use the internet, please contact our Digital Inclusion Coordinator. We can help with online tasks, access to training (no prior knowledge needed) and in some cases can help you to access devices and data. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or text Digital to 07443190008 and someone will give you a call.
Skills and Employability Co-Ordinator
Your Skills and Employability Coordinator is here to offer free one to one advice and support to help you to access training, work, work experience or volunteering. We have many links with training providers and employers. Email email@example.com
Our wellbeing co-ordinator can help you with practical advice and access to activities or programmes of support to meet your individual needs for example social or sports activities, or activities and projects to help you to manage your mental health and wellbeing.
We can keep in touch for an agreed period of time to ensure you make good progress against your individual goals. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an initial chat.
Managing your money
Check this link for all the different help managing your money including our own Money Advice Team..
Befriending Service (run by Shape Linc Line)
Our National Befriending Service provides weekly telephone calls to customers. Often it’s just good to have a regular friendly chat but the Shape Link Line volunteers can also help you to find support on a range of practical or wellbeing issues if needed. If you are interested in regular befriending calls please contact email@example.com or text Befriending to 07443190008 and someone will give you a call.
Live Online Training Courses
These courses are run for us by WEA. Courses run on Canvas, an online platform that provides you with information, course materials and support. Each session on Canvas is tutor led and live, so you can interact with tutors and everyone else in the group during the sessions.
Tutor led courses cover all sorts of topics such as digital skills, crafts, mental health awareness and budgeting. Sessions and are regularly updated with more options. To express an interest email firstname.lastname@example.org or text Digital to 07825 045 138 and someone will call you back.
English, Maths & Digital Qualifications
Our partners WEA offer free courses at a variety of levels in English, Maths and Digital including qualifications that are delivered through an online Zoom classroom enabling you to study for a functional skills qualification with full tutor support in the comfort of your own home. You may need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you.
For the courses available check out www.wea.org.uk or contact www.skillsemployment.co.uk for help finding a course that’s right for you.
Beginners 1:1 Digital Support
We have contracted ‘We are Digital’ to offer support for people who are new to getting online. This could be help with setting up a digital device and email address, or how to navigate the internet and build confidence to be independent online. All support is on a 1 to 1 basis, absolute beginners are welcome to sign up. In some cases, we can help with access to equipment.
Email email@example.com or text Digital to 07825 045138 and someone will call you back.
Places Online Learning
Online learning designed by Places for People to help with subjects such as, Budgeting and Personal Money Management, Noise Matters (which looks at what is “nuisance noise”) and Mental Health and Wellbeing. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Level 1 and 2 qualifications
Are you looking to get the right career qualifications? Working with The Skills Network and other partners, we are able to offer Level 1 & 2 qualifications across a range of areas. To find out what’s on offer and if this is right for you contact our Skills and Employability Coordinator, Ian Cooke. He will be happy to offer tips and advice to help you make the right choice. Email email@example.com or text Level2 to 07443 190008