Google Digital Garage

Free face-to-face coaching for everyone in Sheffield

Whatever you want to do, digital skills can help

Whether you want to build your confidence online, learn new skills to help your career, or start and grow your own business, we can help.

Book a course, coaching appointment, or pop in and see us at 15 Barker's Pool.

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A wide range of courses, for everyone

Join us to learn how to build a CV, write better e-mails, design a spreadsheet, present your work effectively and more.


"I’ve been here at the museum longer than some of the relics. At the moment I'm stuck doing day-to-day admin but the right qualifications could take my career to the next level."

- Jen, museum PA

Help more customers find you by building a website, growing your social media presence, staying safe online and more.


"I’m a freelance plasterer but I’d like to get more visible online. Then more customers can find me and I can grow my business."

- Zomil, plasterer

Attend practical workshops to learn how to use a website, send e-mails, shop online, stay safe online and more.


"I'm always asking my daughter for help, whenever I want to send an email, or video chat with my sister in Australia. I want to do those things myself."

- Jan, retiree

Special Events

Thursday 15th March, 13:00 - 15:00 - Age UK drop in sessions

Do you need any help using your computer or getting online? Are you struggling with your phone or laptop or camera? Age UK Sheffield has a monthly Digital Drop-In at the Google Digital Garage at Barker’s Pool where we can help you! Call in for support and a chat.

Age UK

Thursday 15th March, 17:00 - 20:00 - Sheffield Legal Hackers Launch Event - Legal Chatbots

Sheffield Legal Hackers is the newest chapter of the global Legal Hackers movement. Join us on Thursday 15th March for our launch event! We will take a look at chatbot tech and how it can be used within the legal sector.

Click on the button below to book your spot!

Legal Hackers

Tuesday 20th March, 17:30 - 19:30 - Start Your Own Business Networking Event

Are you a small business owner, startup or recently attended our Start Your Own Business Course? We've arranged a fabulous guest speaker Hannah Adams from Freedom In Numbers a specialist small business new start up accountant to dispel some fears, give her top tips and advice and answer some of your questions.

We will also be hosting a speed networking session; giving you the opportunity to practice those 1-minute business pitches followed by speed mentoring slots available from our expert coaches to allow you go get answers to some of your burning next step questions.


Wednesday 21st March, 10:30 - 12:00 - Introduction to SEO by MOZ

Need to learn or refresh your SEO knowledge? Then join us at our free, Introduction to SEO workshop in Sheffield. This workshop will give you an understanding of how search engines work, we will explore the fundamentals of SEO giving you a structure to review, plan and implement your SEO process. Ideal for beginners or those looking to Spring clean their skills!

MOZ Intro to SEO

Thursday 22nd March, 17:45 - 19:30 - Leg up Social at the Google Digital Garage is a collaborative effort from the digital community to help small businesses, charities and social enterprises with digital.

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19th March, 10:00 - 15:30 and 20th March, 10:30 - 16:00 - Google Digital Garage Sheffield Charity Festival

Calling all Charities and Not-For-Profits! Google Digital Garage Sheffield, in partnership with the Good Things Foundation and Tech Trust, is celebrating the third sector with special sessions to help you promote your mission, build visibility and improve digital literacy within your organisation.


Request training for your audience or your team

Want to organise a dedicated group training session?

We would love to support your audience or your team in growing their digital skills. We offer a wide range of free training, from finding confidence online to making the most of social media for business and even building your own website!

Training can be organised at the Digital Garage, or we can also bring our team to you.





Meet the coaches


Hi, I'm Nicola. When I'm not scoring goals on the pitch I'm helping clients achieve theirs. I also specialise in e-commerce helping clients smash their ROI.


I’m Jess - a Chicago native, former Beijinger, now living in Sheffield. I love tech, food (esp. pizza) and the Blackhawks. I’m passionate about helping charities use digital to engage customers, save time and meet their goals.


I'm Misha. I have a particular passion for e-commerce, WordPress and SEO and am ready to use my irrepressibly positive attitude to empower you to find solutions to your digital barriers.

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