Introduction to mobile banking
Using a bank's app on your smartphone or tablet to bank online is known as mobile banking. You can pay bills, transfer money and check your balance, all from the comfort of your armchair. In these courses, you will learn what you need to know about staying safer when mobile banking, and you will have an opportunity to practise key tasks in a safe environment with our Squirrel Bank practice activities.
Introduction to buying and selling online
Learn how to stay safer when you buy and sell online from traditional retailers and online marketplaces, such as eBay. We also show you how to set up a PayPal account to pay for things online securely and how to protect your personal information and details while shopping online.
Social media apps
Explore the world of social media with the big names like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. We take an in-depth look at how you can safely create your own account in each of these platforms before going on to discover how you can find content of interest to you. You’ll also learn about some common social media scams and how you can protect yourself against them.
Introduction to smart homes
Ever wondered how technology can help you with your day-to-day tasks? This course explores the benefits of smart homes. Learn how to safely set up a smart speaker by training it to recognise your voice, how you can use a smart TV to watch catch-up TV or display your photo galleries and how you can use the cloud to save and back up your important photos and documents.
Using the cloud
Explore the benefits of the cloud and how it can be used to back up and share photos and other important documents from your computer or mobile device. You'll learn how to use the cloud and Google Maps to locate your devices and share your location with close family and friends.
Desktops and laptops
- Windows Desktop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Windows laptop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Apple desktop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Apple laptop: Sharing photos and location with the cloud
- Apple iPhone: Cloud back up and photo sharing
- Apple iPhone: Cloud location services
- Android phone: Cloud back up and photo sharing
- Android phone: Cloud location services