Free Computing Courses
Our Digital Engagement Officer Fiona McLean works hard to find opportunities, as well as teach classes, that will help you develop the digital skills necessary for the working world. For more information visit Roystonhill Community Hub or call 0141 212 7386 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a look at the things you could learn
A New Skill
COVID-19 has proven how important it is for people to be connected digitally, we want to teach you how to get online, stay safe and then use these skills in your personal and professional life.
A Better Understanding
Between our computing and IT classes and our college certificate we want to help you understand the digital world and we want to help you develop a better understanding of how it works and how to use it safely.
Digital skills translate into all different parts of your life and we are here to help you with your online shopping, messaging family members, or even using apps such as Zoom and Facetime. Our computer classes can help you with any technology questions/worries you may have.
Unlock the Power of Digital: Master your Basic Digital Skills
Monday 2 - 4 pm
Here at the Community Center we can help with all things digital. We are happy to help people with different background and from all age groups including children who live in Glasgow and the surrounding areas.
Moreover, during the digital class laptops are provided.
What skills will you get?
How to use your devices, such as smartphones, tablets, Smart TV's and computers
Register with and use different kinds of Social Media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
Keep in touch with your family. You could create an email address to contact friends and make video calls using Zoom and/or Facetime.
Transform Your Career with New College Lanarkshire IT Course
Wednesday 1.30 - 4 pm
New College Lanarkshire provides a tutor to teach digital skills with the opportunity to gain recognized qualifications.
Send us suggestions to email@example.com for digital courses you would like to see at Roystonhill Community Hub.
Due to summer holidays there is no IT course currently. Follow our Facebook an Instagram pages to be up to date with our latest news.
Get Professional Digital Support In A Number of Areas
13th November 2023
12pm - 3pm
Our friendly team will be available to provide free digital support in a range of areas, as well as soup and sandwiches while you learn.
We provide a warm and welcoming space with free internet and food to ensure that everyone has access to the support they need.
We also offer 1-to-1 home visits for those that need extra help.
We can help with:
Online forms and applications (for Schools, Colleges, Universities, Employment etc.)
Fixing your phone or computer (hardware and software)
Help with Internet connection, Smart TV, etc.
Let Us Help With Digital Queries
Thursday 10 -12 am
At Roystonhill Community Hub we provide a service for any digital queries that could challenge you in your daily life.
We can help with:
Online form filling
Making CV's or filling out job applications
How to apply for Universal Credit and other benefits
How to make online shopping safe and get access to better prices and offers.
We can also help with paying energy bills, car insurance, phone bills, broadband and much more!
Scanning, printing and making photocopies.
If you or someone you know is digitally excluded, get in touch with us to find out more about our lending library.
We have a number of tablets that can be loaned out to anyone who may need them, in order to keep you in the digital loop.
Give us a call on 0141 212 7386 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Useful YouTube Videos For Basic Digital Skills
Creating Google Account
This tutorial guides you through the steps to create a Google Account to access email and other services.
Learn how to create a professional CV in easy steps
In this short video we talk about setting up and using online banking, and discuss how it can be helpful.
Using Gmail Services
How to use the basic services included with a Gmail account, including sending emails and attachments, and using calendars, notes and tasks.
Learn how to buy goods and services online safely
How To Use Zoom
This video will help you get started using Zoom to join or host meetings on a mobile device.
Staying Safe Online
Follow these easy tips to keep yourself safe online!
Useful Online Resources For Basic Digital Skills
The Good Things Foundation is an organisation working to eliminate the Digital Divide. They have fantastic resource that are free and available to you.
Learn My Way provides free digital courses for beginners. With easy-to-follow tutorials, you can learn how to use the internet, stay safe online, and use a range of tools and services like email and social media. With Learn My Way, you can become more confident in the digital world.
You can use Learn my Way on your mobile, tablet or computer. Wherever you choose to learn it only takes minutes.
You can try out a few topics before registering.
SCVO & Connecting Scotland
Connecting Scotland is a Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and Scottish Government program set up in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Through this they provide IPads, Chromebooks and support to develop digital skills to people who are digitally excluded and on low income.
Roystonhill Community Hub is involved in phase 3 employability which aims to remove barriers related to digital exclusion for unemployed adults and young people aged 16+.
So far they have provided our local residents with 15 Chromebooks and 2 years of free WIFI for every beneficiary.