I need basic computer skills

The use of IT now features in every aspect of our lives. We can start you off with the basics and then offer further courses to develop your skills.

Skills Plus Centres – learn in a friendly, relaxed environment with other adults

Some of our Skills Plus Centres offer Functional Skills ICT. These are free to those on certain benefits. Contact your local centre for details.

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Kent Adult Education

Kent Adult Education offers a wide range of IT courses from beginners to advanced. You can learn how to use specific software, work with your digital photos or Skype your relatives and friends and much more.

Visit the Kent Adult Education website (computing section)

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Beginners ICT classes for ESOL learners are available in some centres. Contact your local centre for details.

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Response offers short courses aimed specifically at those who are unemployed or on a low income. The courses are designed to bring back confidence and help set you on the path to better paid work or further learning and include beginner IT courses.

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