Training & Resources.

Ability Net events: provide free events about technology and disability. https://abilitynet.org.uk/news-blogs/abilitynet-live-free-events-about-technology-and-disability 

Ability Net factsheets: free factsheets to download, these provide advice and information about how computers and other digital technologies can help people with a range of conditions and impairments. https://abilitynet.org.uk/free-resources/abilitynet-factsheets 

Age UK: provide one-to-one support, classroom based services, and contains loads of information on online essentials such as how to manage money online. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/work-learning/technology-internet/ 

Apple Support: provides personalised access solutions for all Apple products and services, e.g., learn how to manage subscriptions, reset Apple ID password, and general guidance with how to use your product. https://support.apple.com/en-gb 

Digital Unite tech guides: provide a range of 400+ how-to-guides covering a host of digital topics including the computer basics, using Microsoft Office and, internet security. https://www.digitalunite.com/technology-guides 

Family Fund Power Up: supports parents and carers to develop the confidence and skills they need to use online tools to manage money. https://www.familyfund.org.uk/power-up 

Future Learn: provide a diverse selection of courses from universities around the world. https://www.futurelearn.com/partners/accenture-uk 

Google digital garage: provide free digital skills with personalised training for an individual to develop their career etc. https://learndigital.withgoogle.com/digitalgarage/courses 

Family Fund: created videos to learn how to set up your device, and how to adapt a device if a child needs additional support. https://www.familyfund.org.uk/digital-resources 

Internet Matters: support for parents and schools on how to set up devices safely and how to use the in a way that protects wellbeing https://www.internetmatters.org/ 

Learn My Way: contains free courses for individuals to learn digital skills to stay safe and connected. https://www.learnmyway.com/ 

Lloyds Bank Academy: provides free learning to boost skills and become digitally confident. https://www.lloydsbankacademy.co.uk/ 

Mind: provide support for those dealing with mental health issues, and empower individuals to get the help they need. https://www.mind.org.uk/ 

My Computer, my way: shows disabled individuals how to adapt their computer using accessibility features. https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/ 

Wix Learn: provides a range of free online courses. https://www.wix.com/learn/online-courses?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=9593018830^134181556205&experiment_id=^^593783025087^^_DSA&gclid=CjwKCAjw7vuUBhBUEiwAEdu2pI2-F0DuYiocK3NLnMVyfl3Gx35kFs7U5__pFngcPcaYp7Jzgtq8HRoCwWIQAvD_BwE 

The Skills Toolkit: part of the government’s national careers service, contains links to online courses to boost skills in English and maths. https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/find-a-course/the-skills-toolkit 

Idea digital: provide free mini-courses in all things digital, also opportunity to get qualifications through completing free courses. https://idea.org.uk/