Wise Horizons is a free digital skills programme tailored to the needs of over 50s in East London.

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Wise Horizons is a new digital skills programme for people aged over 50 who are long-term unemployed or on a low income.

Wise Horizons is a package of one-to-one and group-based learning activities spread over 12 weeks. Participants will be supported by a digital skills tutor and a dedicated employment advisor to improve employability.

By the end of the 12-week programme participants will be updated on changes in technology and have improved digital confidence. They will learn about:

  • Finding and using online resources and public services
  • Preparing for remote interviews and remote working
  • Money management, including using online banking and pensions
  • Communicating online
  • Staying safe online

About Wise Horizons

Wise Horizons teaches over 50s the digital skills that employers are looking for.

Weekly classes blend e-learning modules with Renaisi’s proven employability support, designed specifically for 50+ job seekers.

The 12-week programme provides:

  • A digital skills assessment and training plan
  • Support to create or update your CV online
  • Support with online job searching and applications
  • Interview coaching
  • Signposting to other support services, eg housing support and financial advice

A dedicated Advisor will provide a further 12 weeks of support to find, secure and sustain work, after the digital programme ends.


You are eligible to take part in Wise Horizons if you are:

  • over 50 years old
  • long-term unemployed (two years or more) or earning below £18,000 per year
  • living in an East London Borough.

For expert advice and support to get the digital skills for success in the modern world, register your interest below.

You must meet all criteria to qualify for the service.
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