What is the course about?
This single unit qualifications is designed to support you to develop the digital skills that will support you in getting into work and performing your job roles effectively.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
This is a level 1 course. Having a basic understanding of how to use a computer would be advantageous. You will need to be working at Level 1 in English.
What topics does the course cover?
In this course, you will cover the following topics, Find current, relevant and reliable information required for work-related tasks. Organise files and folders efficiently. Create and save documents and sound, image or video files, as appropriate to the work context, following workplace conventions for format and layout. Use different applications to enter, edit, format, enhance and save work-related information including text, numerical data, graphics and images as appropriate to the task. Use appropriate modes of online communication in a work context, suitable for different audiences and purposes. Identify online risks and threats and ways that an organisation can protect themselves from these. Identify and apply solutions to common technical problems, drawing on appropriate sources of help when needed
How will I be taught and assessed?
You will be taught in class on site in one of our computer suites. You will complete workbooks that are assessed by your Tutor. You will need to successfully complete the workbook in order to gain your certificate.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
There are no additional costs or equipment required.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
By the end of the course, you will be able to use digital skills to handle work-related information, create and edit digital content for work-related purposes, use digital skills to communicate in a work context, work online and use digital devices safely and responsibly in a work context and identify and solve technical problems.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
Upon successful completion of this course you may wish to apply for one of our Essential Digital Skills qualifications.