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One of our customers on a digital training course

Digital training

If you are a Cottsway customer our FREE digital training courses can help you improve your IT skills if you are a computer novice.

The training courses are held at different times throughout the year depending on the number of people who have registered an interest.

Course options

Basic IT skills

From how to use a mouse, keyboard or a touchscreen device to setting up an email account, shopping online safely and accessing services such as the Universal Credit portal.

Further IT skills

Develop your Word and Excel skills so you can write a CV and /or become more money-savvy. You’ll also learn how to best search for jobs online and manage your money.

How to take part

There are a number of ways you can take part:


The training courses are run in partnership with We Are Digital

To register your interest, find out if there are any spaces on an upcoming course or to ask a question: Contact us

Other help to get online
Tablet and laptop loan scheme

Cottsway customers without online access can benefit from our tablet and laptop loan scheme. Find out more.