Digital Eagles Cumbria

We at BEC and Sellafield LTD are passionate in helping everyone across the Cumbria Community to reduce their digital skills gap as part of our Social Impact Multiplied strategy in action. Our Digital Eagles are focused on providing future skills in helping all individuals and communities to become confident and comfortable online and when using digital technologies and services, whether for personal development or to improve employment prospects.

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Digital Basics

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The basics of browsing the internet

This module covers

  • Connecting to the internet
  • Navigating the internet
  • Accessing online services
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Using accessibility technologies

This module covers

  • Using accessible options on your device
  • Making your device easier to see and hear
  • Making the mouse and keyboard easier to use
  • Test your knowledge on using accessibility features
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Email

This module covers

  • Getting started with e-mail?
  • How to create an email

Digital safety

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Managing passwords

This module covers

  • Why are passwords important
  • Keeping your passwords secure
  • Test your knowledge on managing passwords
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Protecting your data

This module covers

  • Understanding how data is used and collected
  • Staying in control of your data
  • Sharing data with others
  • Test your knowledge on protecting your data
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Keeping your device safe

This module covers

  • Keeping your computer safe
  • Protecting mobile devices
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Fraud and Scams

This module covers

  • What is cybercrime?
  • Protecting yourself from common scams

Digital communication

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Facebook

This module covers

  • Getting started
  • Using the platform
  • Staying safe
  • Using Facebook for business
  • Next steps and test your knowledge
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Twitter

This module covers

  • Getting started
  • Using Twitter
  • Staying safe
  • Using Twitter for business
  • Test your knowledge
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Instagram

This module covers

  • Getting started
  • Using Instagram™
  • Staying safe
  • Using Instagram for business
  • Next steps and test your knowledge
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LinkedIn

This module covers

  • Introduction to LinkedIn
  • Using the platform
  • Staying safe
  • Using LinkedIn for business
  • Test your knowledge on LinkedIn
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WhatsApp

This module covers

  • Getting started on WhatsApp
  • Using WhatsApp
  • Test your knowledge on WhatsApp

Digital finance

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Safe online shopping

This module covers

  • Getting started
  • Experiencing problems
  • Test your knowledge on 'safe online shopping'
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Saving money online

This module covers

  • Using the internet to save money
  • Being savvy while shopping online
  • Test your knowledge
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Financial wellbeing

This module covers

  • Introduction
  • What is financial wellbeing?
  • Finding support
  • Better financial health
  • Planning for the future
  • Test your knowledge on 'financial wellbeing'

Related courses

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Essential digital skills

This course covers

  • Choosing your device
  • Setting up your device
  • Using accessibility technologies
  • The basics of browsing the internet
  • Email
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Digital office skills

This course covers

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • How to be productive working from home
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Using digital devices

This course covers

  • How to use Android smartphones
  • Wearable technologies
  • Smart Home - Where to start
  • Smartphone photography