Essential Digital Skills

If you’re looking to gain the digital skills you need to progress in work, keep in touch with family and friends, manage your online banking or simply have more confidence online – then this free short course is for you.

Essential Digital Skills Level 1

Clickworks, St Helens Town Centre

6 full days

Over 6 full days at our digital hub, Clickworks, this informative course will cover everything you need to be confident using your devices and using the Internet.

Modules include:

Using Devices and Handling Information:

  • Use a digital device
  • Find and evaluate information
  • Manage and store information
  • Identify and solve technical problems
  • Develop digital skills

Creating and Editing:

  • Create and Edit Documents
  • Create and Edit Digital Media
  • Process Numerical Data


  • Communicate and share information online
  • Manage traceable activities

Transactions online:

  • Interact with online services
  • Buy securely online

Being safe and responsible online:

  • Protect personal information
  • Protect data and devices from online risks
  • Be safe and responsible online
  • Maintain digital wellbeing

To find out more or book a place on the next course, call Starting Point on 01744 698800 or email