Digital Skills for Life and Work – Level 1 (online)

Digital Skills for Life and Work – Level 1 (online)

Venue:
Duration: 16 weeks
Start Date: From September 2020
Day and time: Various
Course fees: FREE
Enrolment information: For information on how to apply, please call The Endeavour Centre on 01482 615 349

Course Aims

This Digitals Skills course is a qualification designed for adults with some experience of using digital devices and the internet but lacking secure basic digital skills. This qualification focuses on securing the essential digital skills needed for work, life and further study. The skills acquired through this qualification will enable you to be digitally mobile and access important governmental services, transactions online and explore technologies, which will improve your social interactions with family and friends. The qualification will also provide you with further opportunities of further study and to progress in work.

Students will learn:

  • Using devices and handling information online
  • Creating and editing digital media
  • Communicating and sharing content online using a digital device
  • Transacting, make informed choices and managing online accounts
  • To be proficient in being safe and responsible online

Entry Requirements

This qualification is designed for adults with some experience of using digital devices and the internet but lacking secure basic digital skills.

No previous formal qualifications are required for entry to these qualifications.

How to apply

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

Course Units

1 Using Devices and Handling Information

  • Using devices
  • Finding and evaluating Information
  • Managing and storing Information
  • Identifying and solving technical problems
  • Developing digital skills

2 Creating and Editing

2.1 Creating and editing documents

2.2 Creating and editing digital media

2.3 Processing numerical data

3 Communicating

3.1 Communicating and sharing

3.2 Managing traceable online activities

4 Transacting

4.1 Using online services securely

4.2 Buying securely online

5 Being Safe and Responsible Online

5.1 Protecting privacy

5.2 Protecting data

5.3 Being responsible online

5.4 Digital wellbeing

Assessment Method

This qualification will be accessible online with an online test within our centre. You will have access to our online systems, individual email with online storage and tutor support throughout including chat and email over the duration of the course.

There are three modules; Core, Life and Work. Each module has a practical assessment and a supporting online knowledge test.

We will undertake an Initial Assessment to ensure you are suitable for this course.

Where can it lead?

The appropriate follow on course will be to progress to the next level of IT, this could be Functional Skills Level 2. Employment.

You may also discuss what you would like to progress on to after the course, with your tutor or with an advisor in the centre.
Please ask your tutor for further information.

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