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Universal Credit will effect anyone wanting to claim working type benefits and housing benefit. Applicants will be required to apply on line.   

If you are looking to improve your IT skills, the information below will be of help;

GREATer Training - IT

Gedling Homes works in close partnership with New College Nottingham to provide interesting IT training courses for you. There are courses suitable for absolute beginners, those with little previous knowledge and those looking to build on existing skills and work towards a qualification. The length of the courses are between 6-10 weeks, depending on the level you sign up to. Course includes:

• Basics of using a computer

• Using the Internet

• Excel spread sheets

• Word processing

• Desktop publisher

Skills gained:

• Basic computing skills

• Nationally recognised qualifications in computing

• Transferable skills for the workplace environment

To find out more about this, and other training course on offer, please visit our GREATer Together pages.

Try IT - Free Computer Skills and Internet Training in Gedling Borough Area Libraries

All libraries in Nottinghamshire offer computer training sessions called Try IT, these are open to people who have no prior computing experience. 

Topics available are:  Basic Computing – introduction to a mouse and keyboard / Introduction to the Internet / Setting up an e- mail account. 

To sign up for any of the sessions, contact your chosen library by phone, email or in person.

The sessions are one to one, but couples or small groups can usually be accommodated, they take approximate 1 hour and you don’t necessarily need to be a member of the library, call your chosen library to check first.

Local Libraries and details

Arnold – 0115 920 2247 opening times Mon – 9.00-6.00 Tue 9.00- 7.00 Wed 9.00-4.00 Thur 9.00-7.00 Fri 9.00-6.00 Sat 9.00-4.00 Sun Closed

Gedling – 0115 987 6886 opening times Mon Closed Tue 9.30-12.30 Wed Closed Thur 2.00-6.00 Fri Closed Sat 9.30-1.00 Sun Closed

Calverton - 0115 965 2580 opening times Mon 9.30-12.30, 1.30-6.00 Tue Closed Wed 9.30-12.30, 1.30-7.00 Thu Closed Fri 2.00-5.00 Sat 9.30-12.30 Sun Closed

Carlton - 0115 987 0276 opening times Mon 9.30-7.00 Tue 9.30-6.00 Wed Closed Thur 9.30-7.00 Fri Closed Sat 9.30-1.00 Sun Closed

Carlton Hill- 0115 987 3050 opening times Mon 2.0-5.00 Tue Closed Wed 9.00 -1.00 Thur Closed Fri 9.00-1.00 Sat 9.00-1.00 Sun Closed