Free Computer Classes and Employability Skills

Helping Sheffield Get Online

The Sheffield Online Project works to tackle the problem of digital exclusion across Sheffield. There are no start or end dates, just ongoing advice and support tailored to the needs of individual learners.

Free Drop-in Computer classes across Sheffield

Across Sheffield there are a large number of venues offering free drop-in computer classes.

At these classes you can learn to use computers and other devices, from the very basics, to get you up to speed in the digital age. Don’t worry if you have never used a computer before, our tutors are here to guide you through every step.

List of centres:

St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane S2 4QZ  Fri 1.30-3.30pm
Burngreave TARA, Vestry Hall 2 Burngreave Road, S3 9DD Tues 1-3pm                                                                    Stannington TARA, Hall Park Head Centre, S6 5QU  Thurs 10am-12pm
Stubbin Community Centre, Fairthorn Road, S5 6LY Fri 10am-12pm
Heeley Green Community Centre, 344 Gleadless Road,  S2 3AJ Mon 10am-12pm (prior booking only please)
Balfour House, Horner Close, Stocksbridge, S36 1LQ  Tues 10am-12pm
Firth Park Academy, Fircroft Avenue S5 0SD Tues 4.30-7pm
Hanover TARA, 345 Exeter Drive, S3 7UE Mon & Thurs 2-4pm
SACHMA, 84 Andover Street, S3 9EH Mon 1-3pm

If you are unsure as to where your nearest session is please take a look at this map of all of our computer classes in Sheffield.

Free tutor-led classes in your local library

All libraries in Sheffield have computer facilities, but did you know that you can get help from a tutor at our guided sessions?

The tutors can help you with all aspects of using a computer, and, if you are a complete beginner we can get you going.

Find a library or list of libraries to go to below.

Firth Park Mon 10am-12pm
Manor Mon 2-4pm
Hillsborough Tues 10am-12pm
Totley Tues 10am-12pm 
Central Tues 10am-12pm 
Parson Cross Tues 10am-12pm 
Highfield Wed 10am-12pm 
Crystal Peaks Wed 10am-12pm 
Chapeltown Wed 10am-12pm 
Walkley Wed 1.30-3.30pm
Greenhill Fri 10am-12pm
Gleadless Fri 1-3pm  

If you are unsure as to where your nearest session is please take a look at this map of all of our computer classes in Sheffield.

Free courses run in Meersbrook/Heeley

Sheffield Online Centre Drop In

Learning on your doorstep sessions at Meersbrook Hall

1-4pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Book by phone on 0114 399 1070

Connect IT

A project funded by SYCF, Connect IT is a computer club for older people
Wednesdays, 9 – 12pm and 1 – 4pm
Meersbrook Hall, Brook Road, S8 9FL

If you live elsewhere in Sheffield, ring the same number to find out about sessions running near to where you live. Absolutely no previous knowledge of computers is required, and our ‘no jargon’ approach means that you don’t have to worry about learning technical terms and can get on with enjoying the benefits of being online, so why not join the hundreds of people who’ve come to us and found that it’s never too late to learn!

CV Advice

A friendly, confidential service offering individual sessions for advice and CV writing help.


Wednesdays, 2 – 4pm
Meersbrook Hall, Brook Road, S8 9FL
Booking essential