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08 May 2019

The Benefits of Learning Digital Skills

The Benefits of Learning Digital Skills

Its common knowledge that digital technology has become a large part of both our working and everyday lives. But you may still know or work for individuals or organisations who doubt the benefits of learning digital skills.

The everyday benefits of digital skills

Put simply, digital skills are now essential to our everyday life. From talking to a friend to purchasing a product, it’s almost impossible to find a service that isn’t digitalised! But this isn’t a bad thing. As you may know, there are many ways digital skills can benefit you from day-to-day. For example:

  1. You can save time and money by shopping online
  2. Quickly skip the boring paperwork with online banking
  3. Stay up to date with family and friends on social media
  4. You can ditch the paper directory to find/access your local services easily
  5. You’ll know how to stay safe on the internet and avoid cyber crime

How digital skills can benefit businesses

Just like for an individual, embracing digital skills within the workplace can also benefit a business in a number of ways, irrelevant as to whether you’re a charity, community or private organisation. For example, they could help you to:

  1. Increase your business productivity
  2. Help you develop a competitive edge
  3. Provide you new ways of working
  4. Help to increase your revenue
  5. Allow you to build stronger customer relationships

How Seetec can help you

Whether you’re a large business or a local individual, we’re committed to helping you build the confidence, motivation and skills you need to take your first steps into the digital world. As such, we’re providing a FREE 10 hour digital training course  to help develop digital skills in Ireland. We recently helped Carrick ‘Men’s Shed’ get online with the same course!

A full list of course dates and locations can be found below:

County Location Course start date
Donegal Buncrana 27, 28, 30, 31 May
Dungloe 27, 29, 30, 31 May
Letterkenny 28, 29, 30, 31 May
Dublin Bishops Square 13, 14, 16, 17 May
Blanchardstown 20, 21, 22, 23 May
Tallaght 20, 21, 22, 23 May
Cabra 28, 29, 30, 31 May
Galway Galway 13, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 May
Kildare Maynooth 16, 22, 31 May
Leitrim Carrick On Shannon 13, 14, 15, 16 May
Longford Longford 14, 15, 16, 17 May
Louth Drogheda 20, 21, 22, 23 May
Mayo Ballina 20, 21, 22, 23 May
Meath Navan 29 May
Offaly Birr 13, 14, 15, 17 May
Westmeath Athlone 9, 14, 16 May
Mullingar 10, 13, 17 May