Free Digital Skills Courses

Free Online Workshops

Hone your digital abilities and upgrade your marketing skills with these free online workshops. All are available to register for free via the Eventbrite website.

There is also a free skills toolkit available from the government at https://theskillstoolkit.campaign.gov.uk

Tuesday 12th May – 10:45am – 12:00pm

BT Skills for Tomorrow: Connecting with Your Customers Online

BT Skills for Tomorrow will be hosting a fantastic online event to help your business in these unprecedented times.

The event will introduce methods to digitally transform your business  operations and online marketing techniques to help you reach wider audiences

This course is available again on Thu 28th May – see below

Wednesday 13th May – 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Get Started with Digital Marketing: tips and tricks from Cisco

BT Skills for Tomorrow will be hosting a fantastic online event to help your business in these unprecedented times.

If you’re running a small business, you may be trying to take an offline business online; transforming the way you’ve traditionally run your business and reaching new customers through different methods.

So, how do you reach these customers through digital methods? Which marketing tools and tactics can you use during these times to continue to drive your business?

Friday 15th May – 9.30am – 1:30pm

EPIC Sessions: Video & Photography – Make them Zing for your Online Platforms

Video & Photography for Your Business Online

Both photographs and video have become integral to social media and web sites over the last few years to the extent that customers tend to:

  • Take action after viewing an ad, such as navigating to a website or clicking a link.
  • Retain 95 percent of a message when viewed in a video, compared to 10 percent when read in text.
  • Spend 88 percent more time on a website with video.
  • Share social videos more often than text and images combined.
  • Make a purchase after watching branded social videos.

The workshop will also look at the creation and use of stills and video and a section on how to talk to camera.

Tuesday 19th May – 9:30am – 10:35am

BT Skills for Tomorrow: Social Media Strategy

BT Skills for Tomorrow will be hosting a fantastic online event to help your business in these unprecedented times.

For small business owners and aspiring social media marketers who want to find out about how businesses use social media.

Discover how social media can help your business grow, how to build a social media strategy, best practice, and how to measure success.

Tuesday 19th May – 10:45am – 12:00am

BT Skills for Tomorrow: Writing for Social Media

BT Skills for Tomorrow will be hosting a fantastic online event to help your business in these unprecedented times.

For small business owners and aspiring social media marketers who want advice on how to develop a tone of voice that suits their business on social media. 

Discover writing techniques for when space is limited online, and how to respond to customer comments and complaints on social media.

Wednesday 20th May – 9.30am – 1:30pm

EPIC Sessions: Website Design & Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Ever wondered how to get your website to the top of a Google search? 

This workshop will give you a good understanding of the basic principles of Search Engine Optomisation (SEO) and website design. We will explore some of the tools and resources that are available for you and your business to really shine in the digital World.

Thursday 28th May – 10:45am – 12:00pm

BT Skills for Tomorrow: Connecting with Your Customers Online

BT Skills for Tomorrow will be hosting a fantastic online event to help your business in these unprecedented times.

The event will introduce methods to digitally transform your business  operations and online marketing techniques to help you reach wider audiences