Be Connected Capacity Builder Program – Digital Mentor Training

Become a Digital Mentor: Empower Others with Be Connected Capacity Builders Training by Libraries SA

Are you passionate about helping others? Are you passionate about digital technology? Join Libraries SA's Be Connected Capacity Builders program and become a digital mentor! Our train-the-trainer sessions are designed to equip individuals like you with the knowledge and skills needed to empower learners in your community.


What is Be Connected?

The Be Connected Network is made up of community partners from around Australia helping to make a difference in the lives of digitally excluded people. There are over 3,000 Network Partners across Australia, from libraries to Men's Sheds, community centres to retirement villages, and computer clubs to cultural groups.

Learn more about Be Connected.


What is the Capacity Builders Program?

Capacity Builders are ambassadors of the Be Connected Network and Good Things Foundation. They deliver digital mentor training to build the capacity of individuals or organisations to support people who are digitally excluded.

Be Connected Capacity Builders is more than just a training program; it's a movement towards digital inclusion and empowerment. By becoming a digital mentor, you'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact by guiding others through their digital learning journey.

What you'll learn:

  1. Mentorship essentials: Gain insights into effective mentoring techniques and strategies.
  2. Digital literacy curriculum: Familiarise yourself with the Be Connected curriculum and resources.
  3. Engaging learners: Learn how to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
  4. Problem-solving skills: Develop the ability to troubleshoot common digital challenges and provide solutions.
  5. Community building: Discover how to foster connections and build a supportive digital learning community.

Learn more about the Capacity Builders Program


Why become a Digital Mentor?

  • Make a difference: Help bridge the digital divide and empower individuals to thrive in the digital age.
  • Personal growth: Enhance your own digital skills and expand your knowledge in a supportive learning environment.
  • Community impact: Contribute to the social fabric of your community by fostering digital inclusion and connectivity.
  • Rewarding experience: Experience the joy and fulfillment of seeing others succeed and gain confidence in their digital abilities.


How to get involved:

Becoming a digital mentor is a rewarding journey that begins with our train-the-trainer sessions. These interactive workshops are designed to prepare you to effectively mentor others in digital literacy.

Register for a train-the-trainer session:

Training will be delivered online, however we may deliver face to face in your area if there is sufficient interest. Please indicate your preference via the registration form link above.


Need further information:

If you need more information, contact us directly via email:

Together, let's create a more digitally inclusive future by empowering individuals one mentorship at a time. Join us in the Be Connected Capacity Builders program and become a catalyst for positive change in your community!