Posted: Friday 27th September 2019
Hundreds of free courses for you to try….
Log in to access over 500 high quality online courses which cover work and leisure. Create a username or use your email address plus a password to ensure a secure account. This is an American resource but there is a lot of courses ranging from art and crafts to interview skills, interior design to decluttering your house to English as a Second Language, creative writing skills to accounting.
If you need help when planning to re-enter the world of work or move roles, choose Interview Skills 101. This course covers topics such as common interview questions, phone interviews and what employers want, to help you gain confidence
Learnmyway is another website with free online courses designed to help you to develop digital skills to make the most of the online world. Watch the introductory video to find out what is available.
Starting with the basics LearnMyWay gives you the confidence to find out about lots of online activities such as banking and shopping, social media, job hunting, health and public services. Videos take you through searching various websites to help you find information in the most effective way.
Find out what’s available in our online resources by following the links from www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/orlib . You will need your library card number.
Do you know someone who would like a more personal introduction to the digital world? Ask at your local library about our IT Taster Sessions – at 1 hour long, they provide an introduction to computers and the internet. There is a £7 charge with concessions available. Contact your local library for more information.
Don’t forget that Get Online Week is on from 14 October until 20 October and Hertfordshire Libraries will be offering exciting events to extend your tablet skills – look out for the displays in libraries.