Find local training

Digital skills courses

Confidence with computers, smartphones, tablets and the internet is increasingly important in our lives and work.  

If you want to brush up on your digital skills or know someone who would benefit, there are several local learning options that can help. Training is available across the borough, from structured courses to drop-in sessions and online learning. Most of the training is free or available at a low cost. Find out what’s on offer below.

An alternative to attending one of these centres is to learn online. You can find out more information on our online support page.

View an interactive map of our digital learning hubs

Learning for qualifications

Organisation - use links for further details and to make enquiries online

What's on offer

Location - learning from home is also widely offered 

Phone number

Blackfriars Settlement

A range of education courses and qualifications are on offer with concession rates, including Functional ICT skills and Essential Digital Skills, Level 1 and Level 2 Awards in IT, MS Office courses, Computers, Smartphones and Tablets for beginners and Digital Photography.

Free access to computer/internet is available in the Atrium 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday - Friday

There's also a Positive Ageing drop-in session for 60+ every Friday 10am-1pm, and Mental Health & Wellbeing courses.

Switched On - weekly online tech support. Zoom Mondays 11:30am-1pm

Switched On - weekly face to face tech support group at Blackfriars Settlement on Tuesdays 11am -1pm

1 Rushworth Street
SE1 0RB


020 7928 9521

Morley College

Functional Skills ICT; ECDL; basic web design; IT, English and Maths for beginners

Morley College
61 Westminster Bridge Rd
SE1 7H

020 7450 1889

Southwark Adult Learning

Functional IT skills

Thomas Calton Centre
SE15 4NX

020 7358 2100

Southwark College

IT Users and IT Skills

Southwark College
25 The Cut
SE1 8LF

0203 757 4000

Learning not linked to qualifications
Organisation - click for further details and to make enquiries online What's on offer Location - learning from home is also widely offered  Phone number

Southwark Library Service

Starting with computers, email and the internet

All Southwark Libraries

Enquire at your local library

Southwark Group of Tenants Organisations

Basic computer training for tenants and residents on council estates

SGTO
19 Buller Close
SE15 6UJ

020 7639 6718

Inspire at St Peter's

iPad classes for people new to using tablets

InSpire
The Crypt at St Peter's Church
Liverpool Grove
SE17 2HH

020 7740 6868

Southwark Pensioners Centre

Beginners and intermediate computer skills 

Southwark Pensioners Centre
305-307 Camberwell Road
SE5 0HQ 

020 7708 4556

University of the Third Age

Group sessions on Apple devices and Windows PCs from complete beginner onwards for retired and semi-retired

Private home, East Dulwich

0843 8860 980

Link Age Southwark

Basic digital skills drop-in sessions

72H, Tessa Jowell Health Centre, E Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8EY

020 8194 7600

Clarion Housing Group

Essential digital skills training and equipment loans for Clarion Housing Group residents

Various, including home-based

0300 500 8000

Draper Together

Digital Draper - basic internet and computer skills for Elephant and Castle residents

Draper Hall
1 Howell Walk
SE1 6TL

Enquire at Draper Hall

 We've joined with local partners and put together an action plan to improve the essential digital skills support available for local people.

Essential digital skills action plan (pdf, 426kb)

 

Page last updated: 30 December 2021

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