Essential Digital Skills – Various Levels
Aimed at adults aged 19+, this free ICT course provides essential digital skills which are needed in a wide range of situations in life, learning and work.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This is a free ICT course aimed at adults aged 19+.
The qualification provides essential digital skills which are needed in a wide range of situations in life, learning and work. Successful learners will be able to make appointments, order goods and services, organise payments using online platforms, conduct video calls, create, edit and save a range of documents, and troubleshoot basic problems on their device.
There are no entry requirements. However, you will be required to complete a brief assessment to ensure that the course is suitable for you.
What will you learn?
This course consists of the following units:
- Using devices and handling information (including how to store information)
- Creating and editing
- Communicating online
- Transacting (buying) online activities
- Being responsible, safe and legal online
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site by one of our friendly and supportive teachers.
What will you need to bring with you?
It would be advantageous to have your own electronic device for word processing such as a laptop or a PC and access to the Internet so that you can continue to develop your skills at home, but this is not essential.
We also recommend bringing along a pen and paper for taking notes.
How will you be assessed?
We will assess your progress throughout the course in order to support your development and you will take an assessment at the end.
What you do next is up to you:
- Use the skills you learn in work, further study or everyday life
- Use those skills in any future course of study that you may be considering
- Move up to a Level 2 programme
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact Derby College Group on 01332 387465 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
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Use our online application form to apply for this course.
Course Information Last Updated On: May 9, 2023 11:47 am