Thursday, 1 August 2013

Aragon rolls out free internet courses

Social housing provider Aragon Housing Association is rolling out a programme of free computer courses to help tenants enjoy the benefits of the internet. 

Aragon has set itself up as a registered UK Online training centre and will be running the courses in its offices in Ampthill and at various housing schemes across the area. 

The ‘Learn my way’ courses cover everything from the basics of setting up an email address, to shopping online, job hunting and managing money online. 

Steve Nash, Aragon’s Community Development Officer, said: “We know there are many reasons why people don’t use the internet. We want to show people how easy it is and show them how they could benefit from having access to the web.  

“As more and more services are being operated online it’s vital people know how to access those services and about the many other ways in which going online can help them.” 

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