Computer classes and digital courses

Find classes to help you improve your computer and digital skills.

Basic Computer Classes (for beginners)

If you are new to using a computer or want some support, please drop-in to the free computer classes as shown below.  Residents can bring in their own devices or use the library computers.

Barking Learning Centre

  • every Monday and Friday from 10am to 12pm
  • every Sunday from 12pm to 1pm

Dagenham Library

  • every second Saturday from 23 October 2021
  • every Tuesday, Get on with IT from 2pm to 4pm

Valence Library

  • every Monday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm for residents aged 60 years or over

Keeping safe online

Do you worry about what could happen if you go online? Are you starting to use the internet more but don’t know how to stop thieves from stealing your money, or your personal information?

If you have heard the many stories about internet fraud and are worried about how to keep your data safe, this course is for you.

Date Time Information
Tuesday 18 January 2022 9:30am to 11:30am

Free

Takes place at the Adult College, Ripple Road, Barking

Call 0208 270 4722 to enrol

Monday 25 April 2022 10am to 12pm

Free

Takes place at the Adult College, Ripple Road, Barking

Call 0208 270 4722 to enrol

Contact us for more information or visit the Adult College website and the IT and digital skills page.

Digital support sessions

Do you need a safe space to access a computer and use the internet?  Are you looking for a quiet location to pay a bill, do some shopping, book tickets or apply for that free bus pass?

At the Adult College we offer free drop-in Digital Support Sessions where you can book a slot to borrow one of our internet connected computers for your own use.  We even have a friendly face on hand to help if you have a question

Date Time Information
Every Tuesday 1pm to 3:30pm

Free

Parsloes Centre, Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham, RM9 5DF

Call 0208 270 4722 to enrol

Every Wednesday 9:30am to 12pm

Free

Ripple Centre, 127 Ripple Road, Barking, IG11 7PB

Call 0208 270 4722 to enrol

Contact us for more information or visit the Adult College website and the IT and digital skills page.

Coventry University

CU London, part of the Coventry University Group, is dedicated to making higher education accessible to more people through our flexible study options including courses on: