Internet Safety for Seniors - Beeston Library - Community Learning

Beeston Library, Beeston

Key details

Date -
Sessions Wednesday: 1pm - 3pm
No. sessions 2
Venue Beeston Library, Beeston
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 12
Cost Free

About this course

A course for adults who are interested in keeping themselves and others safer on the Internet. Unlike courses aimed at protecting children, this course will focus on the various risks targeting adults. 

What will be covered on the course?   

  • Scams and how to spot them 
  • Safe social media and email 
  • Viruses: what are they and what to do about them. 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course? 

  • Learners will be able to identify the techniques that cyber criminals use to entrap their victims. 
  • Leaners will know how to use social media safely and understand how risks can be avoided. 
  • Learners will be able to software to keep their computers free of unwanted risks: spyware, viruses etc… 

What skills or knowledge do learners already need to have to attend the course? 

  • Basic knowledge of using a computer would be beneficial. 

Laptop computers will be provided, but learners are encouraged to bring their own laptop computers to the session if they wish. 

Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

Any questions?

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