Swansea Council’s hugely successful Get Swansea Online campaign is back and will be coming to a location near you over the coming months.
Swansea Council’s innovative project aimed at those who want to take their first steps into the world of the internet or brush up on their basic skills has been a big attraction.
Hundreds of people have been able to get online to hunt down those cheap holidays or get in touch with friends thanks to the council’s free training sessions.
Now the sessions are back in city libraries and other locations across Swansea for internet newbies who want a bit of advice or support. The free courses run for 2 hours per week for five weeks and cover email, online safety, social media and shopping for internet deals.
Five courses starting next week are already booked up, but there are a few places left if you’re quick for the computer courses in Bryn House, Montana Park and Swansea Central Library.
Android tablet classes are available too, in Llansamlet Library and Bryn House, Uplands.
Cllr Clive Lloyd, Swansea Council’s Cabinet Member for Transformation and Performance, said: “It’s great that people are taking the opportunity to get help to get online.
“We’re determined to reduce the number of people who are digitally-excluded in our city, which impacts on their access to jobs and money-saving services.”
If you’ve already got access to the internet and want to tip off a friend go to www.swansea.gov.uk/getswanseaonline for more information.
Or call the Lifelong Learning team on 01792 470171 to book a place.
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