Hi Digital course content

Hi Digital is delivered in three ways:

Active Retirement Ireland’s comprehensive programme of classroom learning is delivered through a network of community partners across the country. Classes are run by trained ARI digital ambassadors who offer in-person training and guidance so older people can develop their skills in a relaxed and supportive environment.

The Hi Digital course consists of bite-sized lessons organised around key digital skills to make day to day life easier and to combat isolation.

There are currently six modules covering:

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION

This module covers the basics of what the internet is and what you can do on the internet. There is also a lesson here where users can learn how to navigate the internet.

MODULE 2: USING MY SMARTPHONE

This module covers how to use your smartphone - from the basics of calling and texting to downloading and using apps.

MODULE 3: CONNECTING WITH OTHERS

In this module you can learn about email and social media, with a particular focus on Facebook and WhatsApp.

MODULE 4: ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOPPING ONLINE

This module covers how the internet can help you in your daily life, from using the internet to keep up to date with news and entertainment to shopping and paying online.

MODULE 5: HOBBIES AND TRAVEL

In this module you can learn how to use the internet for your hobbies and interests as well as how to plan trips online.

MODULE 6: ONLINE BANKING

This module covers how to conduct many everyday banking tasks online, such as checking your balance and account statements, transferring money, making payments and managing your debit or credit card. The module also covers online safety and keeping your money secure.