Digital Skills

Got an iPad or tablet or considering buying one? This course will teach you how to get the most out of your iPad or tablet. The course explains how to download and manage apps, working with the touchscreen, handling your email, taking photos and much more. Bring your own iPad/tablet or use the Centres’.

Location: Aberaeron
Start Date: 28/09/2017

This course explores new features and apps, including Family Sharing, enhanced notifications, Time-lapse photo mode, group messages with voice and video, and more. The course covers protecting your privacy and troubleshooting your iPad when you encounter a problem.

Experiment with the latest software to produce sounds and to mix and record your own tracks. On this introductory course you will be introduced to a variety of applications (Apps) whilst using an I-pad or tablet.

On this introductory course you will be introduced to a variety of free Apps, including i-Movie and MovieMaker, to produce short movie clips.

Location: HCT Llanbadarn
Starting Date: 26/09/2017

Photographic editing tips and tricks from our qualified photographer and IT tutor. Whether you're a professional photographer that likes to travel light or a casual photographer that simply likes the convenience of using the iPad, there are a number of apps for editing photos. Get to grips with using your built-in camera as well as using free editing apps.

Want to improve your Welsh language skills by using an iPad or tablet? You will be introduced to a variety of Welsh based apps. Discover a wide range of apps that can be used for listening, reading, speaking and translating as well as downloading Welsh books.

To introduce the complete beginner to the digital world. Learn how to switch the thing on and use it without fear! This course will also introduce you to the internet.

Are you learning Welsh? Do you want to use a computer in Welsh? Why not learn the two together? Come to class to use your language - it will help with your writing, your mutations and give you extra practice in speaking the language.

Not sure whether to changeover to Windows 10 or not? Already installed but not sure how to set up correctly? Attend one of our training days to learn all about it, including Microsoft Edge.

Do you know how to keep your computer in good condition? Why not learn how to make your computer behave?

Course content:

  • Discover the secrets of the control panel
  • Performing routine maintenance
  • Protecting against viruses
  • Updating your machine
  • Installing software
  • Learn what to do when a program does not respond

This will teach you how to work with the different Apps included in the Google Apps suite, it will teach you how to set up and use Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs etc.

Location: HCT Llanbadarn
Start Date: 25/09/2017

This beginner course is for anyone wishing to make use of the Internet. You will learn how to access websites, search for information and how to stay safe on-line. You will create a personal email account (if required) and learn how to create, send and reply to emails.

Location: Cardigan
Start Date: 28/09/2017

Jump into the world of social media and learn how to make use of the most popular websites to connect with family and friends. Please note that in order to fully participate with this course you will need to have a valid email address and know how to access this account with your personal password. During the workshop you will:

  • be introduced to some of the main social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube, etc.
  • learn about social media best practice

This course is ideal for those who want to use Facebook for social networking but are unsure how to do it. You will learn how to:

  • set up a Facebook account
  • set privacy settings
  • set up your personal profile and much more

Want to learn how to share files and photographs on-line? Want to be able to access your documents wherever you are? Heard of “Cloud Computing” and want to learn more?

  • learn how to use Dropbox, Google Drive, One Drive, etc
  • learn how to upload, access and share files/photographs

Location: HCT Llanbadarn
Starting Date: 28/09/2017

This course will provide you with an introduction to website design which will help you create your own website.

Course content:

  • good and poor design
  • planning
  • using images
  • creating banners
  • navigation

This course is for anyone looking to share their thoughts and ideas through the creation of a blog on the Internet. Once created you will be able to regularly update your blog with any information you want to share.

Use your computer to help you compile & display your family tree. Use the internet and other sources for research. Enhance your family tree presentation with the use of multimedia. Record the information using Family History software.

Basic IT knowledge is essential

Learn basic editing skills with Photoshop Elements. Elements is easy to use yet extremely powerful in enhancing and manipulating images.

This course will teach you how to create videos using Apple’s iMovie software. Learn how to turn your collections from mobile phones, DSLR cameras or camcorders into a short film.

You will learn:

  • how to animate Photos
  • how to add titles, sound or music
  • how to add and adjust Video Overlay Effects
  • how to apply filters and adjust the speed of your videos to create drama, comedy or add visual interest
  • how to share your movie so they can be played on all your Apple devices
  • how to publish your movies using video sharing platforms like YouTube and Vimeo