Greater Manchester & Cheshire

Free digital skills course comes to The Hub

JobsKilla Digital Inclusion Course at The Hub, Hattersley

We’re working with JobSkilla to offer a fantastic Digital Inclusion course, which helps unemployed people gain the confidence they need to get online.

As well as learning new skills, participants who complete the two-week programme will also get to keep the Netbook computer that they have used for the duration of the course.

When does the course take place?

Course length: 2 Weeks

Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Start Date: Monday 25th Feb

Completion Date: Friday 8th March


Where is the course being held?

The Hub, Stockport Road, Mottram, Hyde, SK14 6AF


What will I learn?

Level 1 Award in Understanding Enterprise

Key topics covered:

  • Grants, free money and loans
  • Tax and expenses
  • Business planning
  • Creating your offer
  • Selling
  • Formalities of setting up

Level 1 Award in Social Media for Business Use

Key topics covered:

  • Setting up social media platforms
  • Creating a Facebook page
  • Creating a webpage
  • Creating social media accounts
  • Networking
  • Trading online


What skills will I gain?

  • Building a CV
  • Creating and writing a cover letter
  • Interview skills and techniques
  • Effective time management
  • How to do online job searches and applications
  • How to utilise social media
  • How to stay safe and secure online


Who’s eligible to take part?

To take part, you must be aged 19 or over, unemployed, in receipt of benefits and have valid photo ID.

Must be able to complete the full two weeks training in order to receive the FREE laptop.

How do I sign up?

To enrol, please contact:

Donna Ham on 07877 092 832  or email:


Matthew Lee on 07718 569 970 email:

Please ensure that you take proof of benefit, your birth certificate or photo ID to the induction to prove your eligibility for the course.