The IT Training team have a number of free solutions in place to support student IT Training and digital skills. These include online learning solutions such as Lynda.com, scheduled training sessions on common applications and personlised IT skills coaching.

Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning

Lynda.com offers over 10,000 courses on business, technical and creative skills and is free to all students and staff.

For further information please check: Lynda.

Student IT Training

Information Services have setup training sessions for students. These are on common applications such as Google Drive, Excel, Word and will help students with digital skills for studying as well those needed for placements and employability. Students can book on sessions shown on the calendar, we are also running exclusive sessions for departments.

For further information please check: Student IT Training.

Digital Skills Certificate

Designed to promote digital capability for study and employability, the Digital Skills Certificate is Moodle based and uses resources from Lynda.com. It is online and therefore can be studied anytime, anywhere and at the students' own pace. Based on the Jisc Digital Capability Framework, a certificate is gained after completing a course from each module of the framework, this can be added to LinkedIn and will go on the HEAR transcript.

For further information please check: Digital Skills.

IT Training & Digital Skills Consultations

We can also offer personalised 1-1 coaching to assist with developing IT and digital skills.

For further information please contact ittraining@port.ac.uk.

Digital Capability Discovery Tool

The Jisc Digital Capability Discovery Tool is an empowering first step for students and staff to self-assess your digital capabilities and to identify current strengths and areas of development. The tool produces a report with recommendations for areas to develop, linked to some excellent resources.

For more information: www.port.ac.uk/digitalcapability

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