Connect with the world - A guide to communicating with your smartphone or tablet - Discovery (06C36CL/23)

Adult Learning Cottingham

Course details

Course dates and times
Starting on 29 Apr 2024 and running until 03 Jun 2024
Applicable fees
Total £36.00
Tuition Fees£36.00
Concessions are available for this course

Connect with the world like never before! This course will teach you about communicating with your smartphone or tablet. You'll learn how to text, call and video chat using communication apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. You will also learn how to manage your contacts so that your loved ones’ details are always kept up to date.

Whether you're new to smartphones and tablets or looking to brush up on your skills, this course is for you. You'll learn everything you need to know to stay connected with friends, family, and colleagues, and to communicate effectively in all aspects of your life.

What will I learn?

On this course, you will learn:

  • How to create, edit and delete contacts on your device and how to use these to send texts and calls.
  • How to install communication apps like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, and how to use these to message, call and face time with your loved ones.
  • The differences between communication apps and which are most suitable for your daily use.
  • How to keep yourself, your loved ones and your information safe when using communication apps.

What is it like to learn with East Riding Adult Learning and Employability?

At East Riding Adult Learning and Employability we pride ourselves on the support we give to our learners, from the very first time you contact us, to the day you achieve your goals.

If you choose to join this course you will be supported by our dedicated staff, learn in a small friendly and welcoming group, have the opportunity to take part in activities to practise your skills, be encouraged to continue to practise when you are away from the classroom and receive lots of encouragement to help you build both your skills and your confidence.

As well as working in groups, you will benefit from regular time working with your tutor, discussing your progress and planning your next steps. They will also tell you about all of the other great opportunities that you have access to including help with developing your skills, joining one of our creative skills classes or sessions to improve your health, wellbeing, confidence or resilience. If you are looking for work or aiming for a change of role, then your tutor will also make you aware of the employability programmes we have available to support you in achieving your employment goals.

Our team will be there to support you at every step of your journey and we always welcome your feedback to help us ensure that you feel safe, happy, supported and welcome.

What do I need to join the course?

A willingness to learn and a positive attitude! You should understand a little bit about the basics of using a smartphone or tablet to join this course. You should be able to navigate around your device and open applications. If you would like to learn more about this first, you might like to attend our Getting to Grips with Using Your Smartphone or Tablet course.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

You might find it useful to bring your own smartphone or tablet along to the session so that we can help you with using your very own device. We do have some tablets available in our centre for you to use if you do not have your own. You might also find it helpful to bring a notebook and pen to make some notes to help with your learning.

What could I do next?

You can choose to complete some of our other digital courses to improve your digital skills. As a next step, you could complete our Connect with the World: A guide to communicating using your smartphone and tablet: Exploring course, where you will learn additional features that can be used within communication apps to further enhance your every day online communication!

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.

Venue Details

Adult Learning Cottingham
Adult Learning Centre, Hallgate, Cottingham
HU16 4DD

01482 842329