Digital Skills for the Workplace

A practical course to improve digital skills and build online confidence. You’ll get hands-on experience with useful digital tools that you can take straight back to your workplace or small business. 

For the rest of 2020, we’re offering full scholarships for this course, to all New Zealanders affected by the pandemic. 

We have received overwhelming interest and our October intakes are now full. Join the waitlist or check back for future intakes. 

Sept 2020 Update

We have had overwhelming interest in our programme, and as a result all of our 2020 intakes are now full. In order to prioritise the consistency and value of the programme for each learner we enrol, we have a class limit for each intake. Although we have waitlists for each intake, these are all now at maximum capacity.

Please check back in the coming weeks as we make plans for our 2021 intakes.

You'll learn how to

Determine what digital channels, tools and training your workplace needs, and how to set up and run them
Increase productivity and free up time using digital tools designed to create efficiency
Reach more people (e.g. customers or staff) with a strategic digital presence, that’s realistic for you and your work
Be adaptable and prepared for change by bringing your work and workplace online

You'll also build confidence in

Working with others collaboratively online and running effective and interactive meetings
Creating clear and effective communication using online platforms, connecting you to teams and/or customers

What to expect

This is a part-time NZQA micro-credential, delivered via interactive online classes & self-directed learning. Regardless of where you’re located in New Zealand – as long as you have a laptop, internet connection & access to Zoom – you can learn with us.

Throughout the 7 weeks you will:

  • Evaluate and determine what digital channels, tools and training your workplace/business needs, and how to set up and confidently run them (this includes website creation and management, social media, SEO, Google Analytics, Google Ads, data input and analytics, research/surveys/polls, email databases)
  • Complete a project, directly related to your industry, passion or your small business
  • Take part in ‘online classrooms’ each week (via Zoom), including breakout sessions with practical application, not just theory
  • Immediately implement your skills and knowledge in your workplace or business
  • Get support from friendly facilitators, and build a community of like-minded learners

Download the info pack.

How much does it cost?

$295 incl GST
We’re offering FULL scholarships to all New Zealanders for this programme for the rest of 2020, to reflect the impact the pandemic has had on all of us.

When are the next intakes?   

September 2020 – intakes underway

October 2020 – all intakes full

Digital Skills for the Workplace – Small Business edition (intake full)
Monday 5th October to Wednesday 18th November
2 x 90 minute classes each Monday and Wednesday (7:00pm-8:30pm)
Click here for weekly schedule
Please note: this intake is now full, join the waitlist here

Digital Skills for the Workplace – For individuals (intake full)
Tuesday 20th October to Thursday 3rd December
2 x 90 minute classes each Tuesday and Thursday (7:00pm-8:30pm)
Click here for weekly schedule
Please note: this intake is now full, join the waitlist here.

Digital Skills for the Workplace – Small Business edition (intake full)
Wednesday 21st October to Friday 4th December
2 x 90 minute classes each Wednesday and Friday (10:00am-11:30am)
Click here for weekly schedule
Please note: this intake is now full, join the waitlist here

We’re working on releasing more intakes, check back often or join the waitlist for the October intakes. 

What is the difference between 'Small Business' and 'For individuals'

There are 2 types of intake to choose from – ‘Small Business‘ and ‘For individuals‘, here’s a breakdown on the key differences.

What students love about this course

It's a safe space with no ‘silly questions’ and support from experts
Real challenges to work through from my world and my business
Adding a Level 7 NZQA microcredential to my CV

Meet your programme lead, Coco Kim-Corey

Coco has been working with The Mind Lab since it first started in 2013. She has held various roles including EdTech Educator, Postgraduate Marker, Next Gen Lead and now she is the Programme Lead for Digital Skills for the Workplace.

Coco loves introducing people to new ways of thinking, learning and doing things. Her background is in Design, 3D Modelling and Animation and she holds a Masters in Design, which focused on design thinking in education.

As a life-long learner herself she is always encouraging curiosity, perseverance, creative thinking and problem solving.


Digitising your business or workplace doesn't have to be expensive, time-consuming or overwhelming; all it takes is a series of small steps to create processes and utilise the many tools out there to make working easier. Invest in learning now to save time and money in the long run.

Or enquire now

Enquire below to hear more about our Digital Skills for the Workplace programme, and one of our team will be in touch to answer any of your questions.