Getting Citizens Online

Irish Rural Link is offering a free computer course that takes place at a range of venues around the country. The main objective of Getting Citizens Online is to get more people online. It is aimed at people who have never used the computer before, with the objective of being able to use computer programs such as MS Word, being able to navigate the World Wide Web, searching for information and sending emails. Training is provided by fully qualified Computer Tutors. The course takes place over a five week period with one 2 hour class per week.

We focus on key target groups like older people, jobseekers, people in the rural community, small business owners, persons with disabilities and farm families.

To date, Irish Rural Link has delivered this type of Internet training to over 4,500 participants around the country for all different age groups. Its aim is to deliver this type training to the most isolated areas including the islands.

Irish Rural Link runs Basic Computer Classes for

  • Age profile 45+
  • Farming communities
  • Small business owners (<10)
  • Unemployed persons
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Disadvantaged groups

To see a list of training venues please click here.

If you would like to contact us about the possibility of training in your area please use our online application form by clicking here.

Posted on: March 15th, 2017 by Louise Lennon

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