We want to help you and those close to you to access the benefits of being online.
Being able to use the internet is a valuable skill when you want to save money, save time, look for employment or communicate with friends and family.
Come and see how we can support you or someone you know to access the internet safely and with confidence to make the online world a place that can benefit you.
Redditch Borough Council is committed to supporting everyone to learn how to use the internet so everyone can be included in a digital society.
There are many opportunities available in Redditch to learn the basics, grow existing skills or volunteer your time to help others begin learning online skills.
Learn with us
Today being able to use the internet is a valuable skill that can open up many opportunities to save money, save time and stay connected with family and friends.
There are many things having online skills can allow you to do such as,
- Catch up with local or national news by being able to read online articles.
- Explore entertainment choices like radio, TV, music, games, puzzles.
- Keep in touch with family and friends using social media.
- Explore your interests and hobbies like finding new recipes.
- Search and apply for jobs only advertised online.
- Save time by making payments online for services without the need to queue or travel.
- Compare products and services when shopping to get the best deals and save money.
If you or someone you care about are interested in learning online skills we can help.
We can put you in touch with one of our volunteer digital champions who can help you learn online with us.
Grow with us
If you are confident with your basic online skills and would like to grow your knowledge further we can help.
Whether you would like to complete an accredited course, improve your CV or develop your career and hobbies we are here to help.
We can help link you to courses in your local area which can enable you to meet your personal goals.
An option for improving your skills is our Learningonline computer courses.
There are also many other learning centres available across Redditch.
Volunteer with us
If you are confident in your digital skills would like to help others access the benefits of having digital independence please get in touch about voluntary opportunities.
All you need is a bit of spare time and commitment to support friends and other people in your community to enjoy the
benefits that basic online skills can bring, in a friendly and understanding way.
To find out more about this opportunity we would like to hear from you, here are our contact details.
We would be grateful if you could spare a moment or two to complete our anonymous online feedback form, you can find it here