Digital Skills for Employment – ICT (classroom-based)

Digital Skills for Employment – ICT (classroom-based)

Duration: 6 weeks
Start Date: Wednesday 15 September 2021
Day and time: Wednesday, 9.30-11.30am
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

Microsoft Office is used widely across all industries and recruiters will expect that you are familiar with it.  This course will show you new skills with a view to improving your chances of gaining employment.

Entry Requirements

Mouse and keyboard skills are required for this course

How to apply

For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Content

Would you like to develop your digital skills? This employment-focused course will help you improve your IT and employability skills ready for the workplace. You will learn more about how technology has changed and influenced job roles, the digital skills demanded by employers, improving your CV, interview preparation and matching your skills against job descriptions.

You will often see jobs that say you must be/have:

The ability to analyse and interrogate large volumes of data”

“A wizard on Excel”

“Proficient in using applications to manipulate multiple data sets, for example, using Excel to merge, analyse and consolidate data using pivot tables, functions and charts”

Topics that you will cover include:

  • Matching your skills against possible job roles
  • Developing a greater understanding of digital skills
  • Gaining an awareness of changes within job roles as digital technology has been introduced
  • Identifying what digital skills you need for work in different job roles
  • Learning how a growth mindset will allow us to embrace digital technologies
  • Understanding ‘Key Words’ in electronic applications and how to map our own skills to job descriptions
  • Learning how to answer interview questions with confidence

Assessment Method

Programme delivery will include a combination of structured learning materials and face-to-face delivery with the opportunity to use our online systems for support.  Each unit is assessed through the completion of skills and knowledge as you progress.

Where can it lead?

If you are looking for work then it is highly likely you will need IT skills, this is a good start to demonstrate your willingness to learn.

You may wish to enjoy higher level digital courses or to continue your learning of other topics to help you gain additional qualifications and confidence for preferred job roles and interviews in the future.

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.  Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.

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