Be Online- free digital drop-in session

We can help you access the internet, introduce you to email, complete online forms and much more on one of our free Be Online drop in sessions. Whether you're a complete novice and want to start with the basics, or can do a little but want to know more, we're here to help you.

The internet makes it easier to:
◾Keep in touch with your friends and family
◾Manage your money
◾Search for jobs
◾Apply for Universal Credit and other benefits
◾Learn more about the things that interest you
◾Register and assist.

You don't need to have any IT skills to attend the sessions. Officers will be on hand to help you decide what you would like to learn, identify the best online courses for you and assist you in achieving them. You will gain important skills and discover how being online can really make a difference.

If you would like to further enhance your digital skills you can sign up to iDEA, an accredited national programme to develop your digital and enterprise skills

For more information contact the Digital Wigan team at

Contact Information


Telephone: None provided

Website: Visit


Wigan Library

The Wiend


Pricing Information

Free Services: Free


How to get there

Additional Information

Staff DBS Checked? Yes

Type of Group: Community Group

CQC Registered? No

Transport Available No

Personal support? No

Transport Information

Areas of Interest

Computer Courses Library iPad


Accessible Lift Accessible Toilets Autism Friendly Dementia Friendly Guide Dogs Welcome Hearing Loops Wheelchair access Disabled Parking

Age Groups

18 > 25

Operation Times

Wigan Library- 10:00 until 12:00 every Tuesday from week beginning 9th October. Leigh Library- 10:00 until 12:00 every Thursday from week beginning 9th October. We will be piloting our Be Online sessions, and a variety of other interesting sessions in Get Online Week, which is celebrated nationally this year on the week beginning 3rd October. This years campaign is #try1thing, use the internet to do just one thing that you would usually do offline; online shopping, video calling or accessing council services.

Be Online- free digital drop-in session

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