Carrick ‘Men’s Shed’ Gets Online with Seetec
Members of the Men’s Shed in Carrick on Shannon can now enjoy the internet for tasks such as banking, shopping and socialising after attending a free digital skills course at Seetec.
The 4-day course teaches people with no or limited computer skills, how to access the internet safely and undertake everyday tasks such as online banking and shopping. Participants also learn about 'apps', social media and how to send and receive emails.
Men’s Shed is a community-based, non-commercial organisation which is open to all men and provides a safe, friendly and inclusive environment for men to advance their health and wellbeing through education and health projects.
The Carrick Men’s Shed group range in age from mid 20s to late 70s and were the first group of learners to benefit from the new course with Seetec.
Seetec Employment Adviser, Denise said “All the gentlemen were very eager, with some never using a computer before or not knowing how to send an email. The training went extremely well and the feedback we received regarding the content and delivery was so positive”.
Seetec have partnered with First Rung Services, part of the (RIDC) Roscommon Integrated Development Company to deliver the Digital Skills for Citizens contract which is funded by the Department of Communication, Climate Action, and Environment (DCCAE).
The course will run for 3 hours a day for a week starting at 10am or 2pm at Seetec's Carrick on Shannon centre.
For more information on the next available course call 071 967 1462 or click here to register.