Our Digital Skills courses are great for those looking to navigate the online world, improve work and technical skills, and get the guidance you need to feel more comfortable on your device.

Which Course is Right for me?

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Why Should I Improve My Digital Skills?

Learning new digital skills has many benefits:

  • Open up career options
  • Stay in touch
  • Finish work faster
  • Research, learn or find a hobby
  • Opportunities for creativity

Open up career options

You could open up many career options, such as, Business Administrator, Web Designer/Developer, Data Officer, Game Designer and many more

Stay in touch

You will find it easier to stay in touch with people as you will learn to use emails, video calling, instant messaging, social media and more.

Finish work faster

Using technology can help you to finish work faster, for example typing or using dictate software instead of handwriting or automating tasks using websites, Excel or databases.

Research, learn or find a hobby

Using the internet can open up lots more learning opportunities both free and paid. You might even find a new hobby online.

Opportunities for creativity

You could open up lots of opportunities for creativity, such as, graphic design, website design, game design, animation and video editing.

But Why Learn at ACL?

We know we’re not the only provider with these types of courses in Essex but here’s why we think you should choose us:

We Only Teach Adults

We teach a wide range of ages from 19+ come to learn with us, there is no upper age limit!

Our Courses Could Be Free

We have many free digital courses for you at a range of levels, we can also offer funding support if needed for our qualifications.

Centres Across Essex

We have centres all across Essex, so wherever you are there will be a centre close to you. There are also lots of opportunities to learn online if you prefer.

Rated "Good" by Ofsted

We have been rated good by Ofsted and are constantly improving so we know that we can give you the best learning experience.

Progression Opportunities

With our wide range of courses from learning the basic skills such as turning on your device all the way up to learning about cyber security there are a range of ways you can progress.

First Class Tutors & Resources

We only hire the best tutors to give you the best learning experience possible. We make sure all our resources are up to date with the latest information and accessible to everyone.

No Experience Needed

You don’t need any experience using technology to start off on our courses, we will teach you from the very beginning.

Taster Sessions to Try

Not sure if you want to commit to a course with us? Don’t worry you can try it out first with one of our taster sessions.

Very Positive Learner Feedback

We regularly ask our learners for feedback to see what we are doing well and how we can improve, so far we have got some very positive feedback.

Opportunities to Learn Online

If you don’t want to travel to a centre to learn we also have lots of online courses for you to sign up to.

Test Your Knowledge & View Courses

Take our quizzes to test your knowledge and view available courses

What People Say about Our Courses

Case Studies

Career Pathways

App developers design and build mobile applications for PCs, mobile phones and tablets.
Cartographers collect information about the geography of an area to design and produce maps, charts and plans.
Computer games testers play computer games to check they work, and find and record problems or ‘bugs’.
Cyber intelligence officers gather information about where threats to information technology (IT) systems come from and how they work.
Data entry clerks type information into databases and systems and create letters, reports and other documents.
E-learning developers create course materials that can be studied on a computer network or online.
Forensic computer analysts investigate computer-based crime, often called cyber crime.
IT project managers oversee the development and installation of computer hardware and software systems.
Social media managers communicate with organisations’ customers and clients through social media channels.

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