Training guides

This page includes several training guides such as how to use a computer for the first time, how to use Facebook or Skype and how to improve your basic digital skills.

Step by step guide on how to use Skype 

Skype is an internet-based communication service that allows you to make voice calls over the internet.  Calls to other users with Skype service are currently free, and if your computer has a web cam you will be able to see the person at the other end (video call) providing they have a webcam.

You can find out more about Skype and how it works with the following guide:

Step by step guide on how to use Facebook

Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends and colleagues.

You can find out more about Facebook and how it works with the following guide:

Training guide helps you improve your digital skills

This training guide is for those who already have basic computer skills as they can use a keyboard, operate a mouse and know how to search the internet. The guide helps you to learn at your own pace and explore various areas that you might want to be taught more about, like:

  • shopping online 
  • ways to keep in touch with friends and family using social media, telephone or video calls over the internet and email
  • how to set up all of the above safely

The training guide, can be found at the link below:

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