Google is bringing the Google Digital Garage to Elementa at the Pure Offices in Weston-Super-Mare on the 12th June, offering local people and businesses free advice and coaching on their digital skills to help them find a job, or grow in their business, career or confidence.

The Google Digital Garage is one of Google’s flagship investment programmes in the UK, where anyone can come and learn free digital skills through a range of courses or 1:1 sessions. Since launching the Google Digital Garage in 2015, over 300,000 people have benefitted from Google’s free face-to-face training on digital know-how across 250 locations in the UK.

Three courses will be available on the day, where visitors can stay as little or as long as they like.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9:30am – Social Media Strategy Learn how to create a social media strategy based on your business goals

10:30am – Writing for Social Media Learn to create compelling content and develop a tone of voice that’s right for your business

12:00pm – Build a Digital Marketing Plan An introduction to the main digital marketing channels and how to use them to build strategy

Sarah Morrison, Elementa Managing Director “Google Digital Garage at Elementa is a great opportunity for schools and small businesses to gain new skills and knowledge. For businesses, you can learn how to reach more customers, increase awareness and drive engagement online, and for schools, being active on social media can improve community engagement and aid communication with parents, students and staff.”

Ronan Harris, Google UK & Ireland Managing Director, said: ‘In the digital age, a basic understanding of how the online world works is useful and when it comes to business, it’s essential. We are delighted to bring the Google Digital Garage to Elementa in Weston-Super-Mare and ensure everyone has access to free digital skills workshops and 1:1 coaching. We hope you’ll pop in and get the skills you need to become more confident online, grow your career or business, and maybe even launch the next big idea.”

To book your place on a session, please email fin@elementa.org.uk or visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/google-digital-garage-organised-by-elementa-tickets-60515285849.