Work with us to expand your digital skills

digital skills
  • digital skills

    Get Online Newcastle is a partnership between Newcastle City Council and Your Homes Newcastle.

    Committed to supporting people to get online and equipping them with valuable digital skills, Get Online Newcastle offers the following courses:

  • techy tea party

    Techy Tea Parties

    Are held twice per month in City Library - you can bring along your device (laptop, smart phone, tablet, iPad) and find out how to secure your device, navigate your way around apps and download apps.

  • basic computing

    Online Basic Computing Courses

    If you’d like some support to get online for the first time and learn basic digital skills in an informal setting this course is perfect for you. In this 2-part course, delivered all year round at City Library, we will teach you how to use a computer, send an email, search the internet and attach photos and your CV to emails.

  • microsoft office

    Intro to Office (City & Guilds accredited course)

    Once you've learned the basics, try the this course where you can learn how to use Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Delivered all year round, over 4 sessions at the City Library, with the option to take a City and Guilds qualification in session 4, we will teach you the essential basics such as: cut, copy and paste, sort a spreadsheet and insert a picture into a document

    Click HERE to go to the Get Online Newcastle page and find out how to book your place – please take time to look at some of our learner and volunteer stories – we do hope you will be inspired!

  • newcastle city learning

    Progress on to City Learning’s accredited courses

    These courses are delivered at Gosforth Library, Westgate Community College and The Heaton Centre, Trewhitt Road.

    Topics include File management and password security, Word Processing , Using email and the internet and eSafety. Once you’ve mastered those skills, why not try more advanced courses  and learn about Presentation software, Spreadsheets, Databases or Basic coding? More information can be found at Newcastle City Learning.