Welcome to Lincs Digital
Welcome to Lincs Digital
Lincs Digital are a local charity based from Horncastle in the East Lindsey District of Lincolnshire. We are proud to provide Community Based Learning at local venues with sessions developed to meet individual needs. Community Learning Sessions can be designed as one-off standalone courses or as part of a multi-session package. We provide all equipment needed for the session which can include laptops, iPads, tablets, projector and screen, PA system and digital camera. Learner handouts and resources are also available if required depending on the course content.
We are also able to offer a variety of online course which we then support via phone, email or video calling.
Working with a variety of projects including The Prince’s Countryside Fund, People’s Health Lottery, Online Centres Network, Good Things Foundation, TED and The National Lottery Community Fund allows us to deliver a wide range of content. Please see our Project page for more details.
The Lincs Digital aim:
“To develop the capacity and Digital skills of the local communities of Lincolnshire in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and to participate more fully in society”
“To advance the education of the residents of Lincolnshire in Essential Digital Skills by providing classes, hands on training, workshops and drop-in sessions at local community venues”.
Projects we run
We are currently offering courses covering the following topics but please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like a subject not mentioned and we will help if possible.
Family History research online using Ancestry and Family Search
Skype, Zoom, Facetime and Messenger
NHS including GP services and online Prescription ordering
Online Safety and Scam Awareness
Setting up and using Ebay
Amazon Echo (Alexa)
Using Online Forms
Music, Video and Photos on your device
Facebook and Twitter
Using the Internet
We also offer support sessions for partner organisations which currently include Magna Vitae, East Lindsey District Council, Victoria Atkins MP, Lloyds Bank, Chapel St Leonards Village Hall computer group, Good Neighbourhood Schemes, Lincs Training, and housing association computer groups.
As part of the Online Centres Network supported by Good Things Foundation we also take part in research projects or pilot schemes for new courses and national projects. Currently these include Future Digital Inclusion, Get Online Week, Google Make it Click and Devices Dot Now.
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Why Lincs Digital?
- Sessions are Free of Charge
- Local Venues
- Content to meet your needs, not just a “course”
- Flexible times
- Friendly, local Tutors and Volunteers to support you
- Working with National Funding Bodies
- All equipment provided at the sessions
- Qualified Tutors and Volunteers
- Enhanced DBS checks for all staff
- Equality and Diversity Trained staff