Getting Online with Go ON NI

Do you or someone you know want to make better use of  smartphones and tablet devices or just improve digital skills? Why not try the free Go ON NI courses. 

Go ON NI helps everyone and anyone find the confidence, learn the skills, and get the right help to access the internet and benefit from being part of the digital world.

This campaign is supported by our partners in the, Department of Finance.

Sessions take place all over Northern Ireland in libraries, community centres and other venues.

The courses are all FREE but you will need to book your place. For a list of all courses and Go ON NI events visit nidirect.

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Find Out More about Go ON NI with nidirect

If you or someone you know is new to computers and the internet or perhaps wants to continue learning, Go ON NI is a great place to start.  You can find up to date information on Go ON NI events and training guides on the Go ON NI pages on nidirect. Click the button below to find out more.

A Digital Learner's Story

Betty left a job she loved when her employer introduced computers. But when her daughter and granddaughter emigrated, she quickly discovered the internet would help them keep in touch...

On the road again...

It’s not just the free courses and sessions at your local library where you can find the Go ON NI team. 

The Go ON NI roadshow will be at a number of events over the next few months.  The team will have lots of free advice, training guides and details of free training sessions. The next roadshow will be at Belfast Mela at the end of August. 

Belfast Mela
Botanic Gardens, Belfast
Sunday 25 August 2019 12noon – 6pm
Festival tickets are available online or you can pay on the day.
Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00
Buy Tickets

Can't make a training session or event? Try out these online Step by Step Guides.

How to use Skype on your computer or laptop

Skype is allows you to make voice and video calls over the internet. Calls to other users with Skype are currently free.

You can also use Skype on your smartphone or tablet device using the Skype app.

Step by Step guide to Facebook

Facebook is a social networking platform. You can share photos, videos etc and keep in touch with family, friends and colleagues.

You can also use Facebook on your smartphone or tablet devices using the Facebook app.

How to Install Apps on Your Phone or Tablet

The process for installing apps on your device is basically the same, no matter which device you have.

It is likely that you will either have the Play Store (Android), App Store (iPhones/iPads) or Amazon (Fire Tablets).