Adult learners learning on their own

Start learning practical digital skills

Learn job-ready skills from anywhere with our free, video-based lessons

Start learning Explore lessons

Why Applied Digital Skills works

Free lessons for learning anytime

Video-based lessons allow you to work at your own pace

Gain job-ready skills

Learn skills to help you get a new job or promotion, improve your communication at work and more

Project-based lessons

Finish each lesson with a useful project like a budget, resume or business plan

No tech experience required

Build confidence as videos guide you through each skill

Check out our most popular lessons

  • Write a Cover Letter for a Job or Career Change

    Explain your skills and experiences to a potential employer by writing a compelling...

    • Skills taught:
    • Document formatting
    • Effective communication
    • Internet search
    • Using:
    • Docs

    Start a Resume

    Create an effective resume that highlights your experience and achievements using a...

    • Skills taught:
    • Document formatting
    • Resume writing
    • Using:
    • Docs

    Use Google to Get a New Job

    Conduct a successful job search using digital tools.

    • Skills taught:
    • Document formatting
    • Resume writing
    • Spreadsheet organization
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Search
    • Sheets
    • Slides

    Get started

    Access our library of free lessons to begin learning practical digital skills

    Start learning

  • Make a Family Newsletter

    Share news about your family by making a family newsletter in Google Docs.

    • Skills taught:
    • Communication
    • Document formatting
    • File sharing
    • Using:
    • Docs

    Use Digital Tools for Everyday Tasks

    Learn to communicate more efficiently through emails, internet search, and digital documents.

    • Skills taught:
    • Account creation
    • Effective communication
    • Gmail features
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Drive
    • Gmail
    • Search

    Use Google Drive to Organize Files and Folders

    Organize your files by creating folders in Google Drive.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital collaboration
    • File organization
    • File sharing
    • Using:
    • Drive

    Get started

    Access our library of free lessons to begin learning practical digital skills

    Start learning

  • Create Your Business Profile on Google

    Manage the way your business information appears across Google Search and Maps by...

    • Skills taught:
    • Account creation
    • Communication
    • Internet search
    • Using:
    • Maps
    • Search

    Build Your Online Business

    Create, promote, and manage an online business using digital tools.

    • Skills taught:
    • Digital publishing
    • Document formatting
    • Spreadsheet organization
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Drawings
    • Sites
    • Slides

    Write a Business Plan

    Define and organize your business's growth by writing a business plan.

    • Skills taught:
    • Communication
    • Internet search
    • Writing strategies
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Search

    Get started

    Access our library of free lessons to begin learning practical digital skills

    Start learning

  • Plan and Budget

    Analyze spending, research costs, and plan for purchases using a spreadsheet.

    • Skills taught:
    • Conditional formulas
    • Data analysis
    • Organizing data
    • Using:
    • Apps script
    • Maps
    • Search
    • Sheets

    Track Your Monthly Expenses

    Use a spreadsheet to track your monthly expenses.

    • Skills taught:
    • Conditional formulas
    • Organizing data
    • Spreadsheet organization
    • Using:
    • Sheets

    Estimate Financing for Your Business Plan

    Project expenses, profits, and losses for your first year in business using a spreadsheet.

    • Skills taught:
    • Document formatting
    • Effective communication
    • Identify relevant data
    • Organizing data
    • Using:
    • Docs
    • Sheets

    Get started

    Access our library of free lessons to begin learning practical digital skills

    Start learning

Begin learning in just a few steps

"You're learning how to create spreadsheets, documents, forms, and surveys. I'm thinking, 'I can put this on my resume. I can become more marketable.'"

Danette Matthews

Applied Digital Skills, Learner

Start learning digital skills