How to become a Digital Champion


Digital Champions

Did you know that online households can save £560 a year by paying for bills and doing their shopping online? This is just one of the benefits of being online – people also save time, stay in touch, find information and explore interests.

There are a staggering 11 million adults in the UK who are not online, and 90% of these people know someone who is online. If we all took the time to show someone offline the benefits of being online we’d be enabling everyone in the UK to enjoy a fuller life.

What do URTU Digital Champions do?

  1. Inspire people who don’t know about the benefits of the Internet to give it a try
  2. Point these people to free Internet training, or help them with an online course
  3. Help these people to get set up with IT, including telling them about accessibility features
  4. Donate spare IT equipment



Digital Skills

Digital Skills is a website where people can share their digital expertise to help everyone get connected.  Use the map to find digital champions, wifi hotspots and learning centre near you.

View their Map to find a digital champion near you

Become a Digital Champion with Digital Unite


Did you know our Digital Champion ITQ course has been endorsed by the UK Government’s Digital Champion, Martha Lane Fox? Take a look at this video to hear more.

Digital Unite – Digital Champion Course Brouchure

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Become a Digital Champion with Learn My Way

To become a digital champion through learn My Way, you will need to have registered on their site and completed their online courses.

This is a free introduction to computers and how to get online.  You can learn at your own pace and start at the right level for you.  With Learn My Way you can follow  as many stages as you like.

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