Digital Skills, Certificate (Online)

What will I do on this course?

This online course is designed to teach you the key basics of digital skills.

The purpose of this qualification is to allow you to develop your understanding and competency of digital literacy skills. It will help you progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required.

The objectives of this qualification are to enable you to:

  • Apply digital skills in personal and business situations
  • Understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices
  • Find and use information
  • Use digital resources to facilitate own learning and career progression
  • Communicate socially and professionally using technology
  • Use word processing software to create straightforward text and documents.

You will have to cover various units to be able to complete this qualification.

The units that you will be learning are four mandatory and one of two options:

  • Find and use information
  • Safety and security when using data and digital devices
  • Communicating and collaborating online
  • Using word processing software
  • Using a computer
  • Digital career development

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal exam. Instead, you will need to demonstrate achievement of all learning outcomes within each module by submitting and passing all assessed activities within the course.

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the NCFE/CACHE L1 Certificate in Digital Skills.

You will have access to the College’s online portal. Once logged in you will be able to access your course materials, lessons and resources at any time.

Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19
  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years
  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley and the West Midlands.
  • Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (i.e QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).

or

  • Unemployed and claiming benefits, and using the qualification to obtain work.

An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the course.


Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements

Course Level

Level 1

Financial Information

Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.

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