Digital Skills for Citizens Training

Ballyhoura Development has been awarded a contract from the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment to provide basic digital skills training to clients in the Ballyhoura area who have little or no experience of using the internet. The training aims to give people the confidence, motivation and skills to take their first steps online. Having digital skills can enrich the lives of people by giving them better access to information, culture, entertainment, social networking, eGovernment services, as well as online goods and services.

Training will be delivered in small groups of between 8 and 10 people, over five two hour sessions, and is FREE.
For training session times and venues in February please see our Events Calendar page.

Topics included in the training are: 

  • Introduction to the internet
  • Internet safety and security
  • Email
  • Using App’s
  • Online voice and video calls
  • Search engines and websites
  • Online Government services
  • Social media
  • Shopping online
  • Video tv, & radio, including Youtube
  • Online banking

For further information on Digital Skills for Citizens Training, to book a place, or to discuss how this training could be delivered in your community, please contact Olivia O’Brien, Ballyhoura Development, Tel: 061 061 381174 or email: