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Free digital courses starting this month

Adult Education in Gloucestershire is offering a range of free digital courses for eligible learners.

To register for enrolment on any of the courses, send an email to the course leader - amanda.cooper@gloucestershire.gov.uk and state which course you wish to join.

Social Media for Marketing L2 Qualification

Classroom-based course: Gloucester

Daytime Class - Monday November 6, 2023

Time 1pm-3:30pm

Evening Class - Wednesday November 8, 2023

Time 6pm-8pm

This is a 15-week course

Gain the ability and skills to build your customer base and learn to drive traffic to your website. Learn how to uncover valuable insights into your customer base and unravel the complexities of SEO.

The Level 2 certificate in digital marketing:

• Nationally recognised qualification certificate

• Perfect for beginners to digital marketing

• Unlimited support from tutors

Web design with Wix for beginners

Online course/ flexible learning

Course opens: Tuesday November 7

This course is for you if you've always wanted to learn to build your own website and you're a total newbie! Got no clue where to start?

The 'design your own website' six-week course could be just what you are looking for!

Office IT skills: Develop Microsoft skills

Classroom-based course: Gloucester

Starts: Thursday November 9, 10am-12:30pm

This is a 15-week course.

Up-skill and advance your IT skills with the intermediate Microsoft Office course. Learn new techniques to improve your skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

You will learn to produce a document and poster using word processing and gain the skills needed to incorporate images. You will learn to create, modify and interact with spreadsheets, as well as sorting data, writing formulas and using spreadsheet functions for calculations.

This course is for you if you want to study and improve your skills and confidence in the foundations and building blocks in the most commonly used Microsoft Office applications.

Excel Spreadsheets for Beginners

Online course/ flexible learning

Course opens: Tuesday November 7

This is a six-week introduction to Excel course. You will learn how to manipulate and process data to produce charts, graphs and account sheets to record in-comings and out-goings. Perfect for any beginner who needs to grasp a firm understanding in data entry, formatting for currency, numerical and text data.

Courses are subject to ESFA eligibility. You must be 19 or over on or before 31 August 2023 and must have been a resident within the UK or EEA for at least three years or more. Further eligibility criteria may apply based on circumstances.

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