Welcome to Dearne Electronic Community Village


ICT Awards

OCR certs

Congratualtions to 20 DECV learners who completed their OCR ICT Awards during lockdown!!! Well done all. Rory XWork with an experienced tutor and make the most of one-to-one / small group support with Accredited ICT training, searching for jobs, writing CVs and covering letters, completing applications, preparing for an interview, as well as information and help with Online job searchRead the rest of this page »


DECV Now Open – Limited Hours

Rory Garforth is available to provide advice and support with Employability Skills and developing your ICT skills. He’s still working remotely Monday / Wednesday / Friday and is now back at Thurnscoe Library Tuesdays and Thursdays (10am-2pm). Places have filled up fast but drop him a message or give him a call to see how he can help you 07813022087 –Read the rest of this page »


Active Dearne

Hello everyone, we hope you are keeping safe. The Active Dearne programme works across 9 communities in the Dearne Valley, including in Barnsley Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe and shortly Bolton upon Dearne. The programme is aimed at getting more adults and families active in the community. We work closely with the Dearne Area Team, and community groups/organisations/clubs to help the community shapeRead the rest of this page »


Phone Appointments – DECV

Rory Garforth is available to provide advice and support with Job applications and developing your ICT. He’s working remotely and is currently working through pre booked phone appointments (Monday – Wedensday). Drop him a message or give him a call to see how he can help you. 07813022087 – info@decv.co.uk X


Coronavirus Update

Rory is now taking Phone appointments and facilitating remote learning activities. Phone 07813022087 or email info@decv.co.uk for further information.


ICT & Employability Sessions

DECV’s ICT & Employability course is ideal for people who are currently unemployed and looking for work, or who is thinking of returning to work after an illness.  Work in a small group or 1 to 1 with an experienced Tutor. The accredited course covers the following topics:Microsoft Office ICT BasicsCV writing and updatingJob applications onlineJob searching onlineSelf employmentPreparing for interviews UniversalRead the rest of this page »


DECV receives Co-op Funding!

We are extremely pleased to announce we have received funding from the Co-Op.  Saturday morning saw DECV Trustee Brian Walker pick up a cheque for £5,194.82 from Bolton Upon Dearne’s Co-Op store. The money has been raised by Co-Op members and has been raised for DECV to help with the running costs of the centre.  The award comes from Co-opRead the rest of this page »


Employability / ICT Course

DECV’s ICT & Employability course is ideal for people who are currently unemployed and looking for work, or who is thinking of returning to work after an illness. The accredited course covers the following topics:Microsoft Office ICT BasicsCV writing and updatingJob applications onlineJob searching onlineSelf employmentPreparing for interviews Universal Credit 01709 889880 info@decv.co.uk


Employability Skills

DECV’s Employability course is ideal for people who are currently unemployed and looking for work, or who is thinking of returning to work after an illness. The course generally runs alongside our OCR ICT course.The course covers the following topics:  CV writing Job applications Job searching (See below) self employment preparing for interviews  Universal Credit So if you are: 19+ HaveRead the rest of this page »


Classroom for Hire at DECV

TRAINING ROOM 2 Training Room 2 – DECV: Contains 12 PC’s, Broadband, Windows 10, MS Office, Adobe and Macromedia software.  Interactive Whiteboard, 2 Colour Laser Printers plus any required teaching aids. This room is available for hire and can accommodate 12 Students.  The computers can be removed if not needed for classes such as English or Maths.  Refreshments provided. IfRead the rest of this page »


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