Getting online

Over six million adults in the UK have never been online. We want to change that and help more people make the most of the opportunities offered by the digital world. In this section you'll find advice on how to help a friend or family member get online, no-nonsense information on internet basics and suggestions for what you can do using the web.

Give someone a hand to get online

Register for free courses and help someone get online today.

With just one simple sign up you'll get access to a fantastic range of online courses.

From basics like how to use a mouse to understanding social media, it's never been easier to teach someone to use the internet or pick up new skills.

For helpers

Support from BT for people helping a friend or family member to get online.

For beginners

Tips to help newcomers thrive in the online world.

Find a course near you

Discover free or low cost computer and internet courses in your area.

Community programmes

We're keen to make sure that everyone in the community can access the internet.

We're here to help

Go to our Help and support section for tips and advice on making this site easier to use, using our services, understanding impairments, and contacting us. To get in touch right now, use the Email, Chat or BSL links.