Digital Skills in the Community - Train the Trainer - Virtual (06RN27CL/22)

Online Course

Course details

Course dates and times
Starting on 14 Mar 2023 and running until 02 May 2023
Would you like to pass on your own digital skills to those in your community that need help? This virtual course will help you get a better understanding of how to successfully pass on your knowledge, as well as making sure that you’re sticking to safety, equality and inclusion best practice.

Through the course you’ll develop your own skills in supporting others with digital skills, from identifying their motivations and needs to helping them gain confidence in using technology. You’ll also learn how to evaluate your own sessions, so you can constantly improve.

If you’ve completed our Digital skills in the community course, or you already have a good grounding in digital skills and you would like to help others then this virtual course might just be for you.

What do I need to join the course?

As the course is being delivered virtually through Microsoft Teams you will need to ensure that you are able to connect to the internet, have a web browser (e.g. Google chrome, Microsoft Edge) and are able to follow the links to take part in the virtual activities. You should have completed the Digital Skills in the Community programme or have existing skills to use a computer and mobile devices to access online information.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

This course is delivered via virtual learning on Microsoft Teams. You will not need to attend any classroom delivery but you will need to commit to attending the virtual sessions at the specified dates and times. In order to participate in the virtual sessions you will need access to the following:

  • Computer/Laptop/Tablet
  • Headset/earphones if required, including a microphone (unless you are able to work in an area where you will not be disturbed/disturb others
  • A reliable internet connection
  • An email address to access the virtual classroom
  • A means of using video conferencing e.g. integrated webcam, webcam, tablet with camera
  • Teams app downloaded (free download is available)
  • You may find it useful to have a notebook and pen to make notes and you may be asked to submit work back to your tutor, therefore the ability to produce a text or word document that you can upload or email to your tutor will be beneficial.

If you are unsure about how to join a virtual learning session please contact us as soon as possible, but at the latest 2 working days prior to your course starting.  We will then arrange for one of our Personal Advisors to contact you and talk you through how to access the sessions.

You may also want to attend the ‘preparing for virtual learning’ short session; this will help you to get started and feel confident in participating with any future virtual learning courses. For more details on this please visit or contact us at 01482-887670

How will I be taught?

Your learning will be supported online by an experienced tutor through small and large group discussions, video clips, reading materials and practical activities. You will also be invited to develop your skills and understanding through reading and completing activities between sessions.

Attendance at all sessions is important if you are to receive the full benefits of this course. You will be given the opportunity to have one to one tutorials with your tutor to discuss personal progress.

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • recognise motivational factors learners may have and the impact they have on learning
  • suggest how to make learning individualised and support options to help learners feel more confident
  • identify legislation and information surrounding equality, diversity, safety, FBV and prevent within a learning environment
  • develop an understanding of techniques used to monitor and evaluate learning
  • list ways to support your own learning and development

What could I do next?

You may want to continue to develop your skills by joining one of our other digital related courses or you may want to take an opportunity to progress to a Volunteering qualification at level 1 or 2. Please discuss options available with your tutor or follow the link below to explore our range of courses available on our course booking system

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.