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Adult Digital Courses at DCG

To prepare students with the digital skills they need for both life and work, we offer high-quality digital skills courses.

Whether you are new to computers or are more confident with them, our digital skills courses will develop your digital skills and knowledge.

If you are in need of updating your digital skills, there are a variety of options available throughout the year, from short courses to advanced courses.

These qualifications provide essential digital skills needed in a variety of situations in life, education, and the workplace. As part of the courses, students will be able to schedule appointments, order goods and services, make payments using online platforms, conduct video calls, create, edit, save, and troubleshoot basic issues related to their devices.

Students who undertake the digital courses are well prepared for jobs in fields where specific digital and IT skills are required, such as administration, finance, marketing, and manufacturing.

The Department for Education introduced a legal entitlement to fully fund specified digital qualifications, at Entry Level and Level 1, for adults with no or low digital skills. There has been a national entitlement to fully fund eligible adults aged 19+ who don’t have the basic digital skills that are typically required for life and work to undertake Essential Digital Skills qualifications (EDSQs).

Are you on a low wage or receiving work-related benefits? Many of our IT courses are free to those who qualify.

If you need help to apply then give our friendly Student Services team a call and they will help you through the process.

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Adult Digital Courses at DCG – Course Listings

Course Type: Adult and Community
Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Start Date: 16/09/2024

Course Type: Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Start Date: 16/09/2024

Course Type: Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Start Date: 16/09/2024

Course Type: Adult and Community
Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Start Date: 16/09/2024

Course Type: Adult and Community
Location: Ilkeston
Start Date: 16/09/2024

Course Type: Adult and Community
Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Start Date: 16/09/2024

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You’ll be inspired by a dynamic teaching team who keep in touch with the latest developments in areas such as data systems, fault analysis, programming languages and business applications of social media. Our teachers include not only computer scientists but also specialists in maths, accounts and business who can bring fresh perspectives to your learning.

We have exceptional industry contacts too. Through the Employer Academy programme, we’ve forged partnerships with RDS Global Technology, PKF Cooper Parry and Lubrizol which pave the way to meaningful workplace experiences if you’re a full-time student. You’ll meet leading professionals from the start of your first year: our Employer Induction Day with major firms highlights the many career opportunities ahead.

Discover our campuses and facilities here. Each campus page contains:

  • 360-degree images of our facilities
  • A location map
  • A list of courses that are run at the campus
  • Student Success Stories
To find out more about our IT, Digital Skills and Computer Science courses, attend our next course and career event or contact us on 0800 028 0289
Press the Apply Now button, that can be found at the top and bottom of every course information page and follow the instructions for the InTouch applications portal. If you are unable to apply online, contact Student Services who will help you complete your application form and will be able to help and guide you to make a decision on the course of study to meet your needs and ambitions.

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