Digital Employability Skills

Digital Employability Skills

This is a four week computer course that includes Microsoft Word, Outlook, OneDrive, LinkedIn, Online eLearning and Skype.

The course runs mornings from 10:00am to 1:00pm, Monday to Thursday.
It is designed to give learners the knowledge and skills for seeking work in a modern digital world.
The course is open to people with some computer experience.

This is a FREE course available to anybody currently in receipt of Social Welfare payments.

Applicants will be assessed before enrolling to determine their suitability for the course. This is to ensure that they have some basic computer skills.

Course Subjects:

  • Introduction to Word Online:

Working with documents and CV creation. Editing, formatting, proof reading and the best practice for creating a professional document.

  • Introduction to Outlook:

Sending, replying, forwarding and adding attachments to emails. The importance of understanding the To, CC and BCC when using email. And using OneDrive.

  • Online Job Searching:

The importance of LinkedIn, indeed and monster. Getting started with a LinkedIn account. Using the internet for job searching. Applying online for a job vacancy and uploading your CV.

  • Using Skype:

Introduction to using Skype with mock interviews.

  • Online eLearning:

Learn about interactive self-learning websites to help improve your digital skills.

2017 Calendar

Start date
End date
16 January

13 February

20 March

24 April

29 May

3 July

21 August

25 September

31 October

20 November

02 February

9 March

13 April

18 May

22 June

27 July

14 September

19 October

16 November

14 December

 

If you are interested in the course please don’t hesitate to contact:
Dave Cullen at ittraining@jobcare.ie