Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills

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Delivery Method

Breakdown of Hours

1 day per week for 12 weeks. Classes on this course normally run from 9.30 am-3.00 pm with a 30-minute break.

Course Length

12 weeks.

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  • Course Overview

    The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate an understanding of, and competency in, digital literacy skills. It will help learners progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required.

    The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:

    • Apply digital skills in personal and business situations.
    • Understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices to find and use
    • Use digital resources to facilitate own learning and career progression.
    • Communicate socially and professionally using technology.
    • Use word processing software to create straightforward text and documents.
  • Who is this course for?

    This course is for anyone wanting to improve their understanding and confidence using various ICT-based systems to complete everyday personal and professional tasks.

  • Course Benefits
    • Improving your digital skills can motivate you to complete a wider variety of tasks at work.
    • You will feel more confident applying for a larger number of jobs.
    • You will be able to complete ICT-based tasks quicker and more efficiently.
    • You can save time and money by shopping online.
    • Stay up to date with family and friends on social media.
    • You'll know how to stay safe on the internet and avoid cybercrime.
  • Entry Requirements
    • You must have IT skills at entry-level or have completed a relevant entry-level qualification in IT.
  • Assessment Methods

    This qualification is a competency and knowledge-based qualification which is assessed by a portfolio of evidence.

  • Qualifications

    Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills NCFE.

  • Career Opportunities and Further Study

    Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

    • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)
    • NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work
  • Location

    Classroom Online. We have adapted our classroom courses to online learning.

    Learners are encouraged to attend face-to-face courses in the classroom, if this is not possible learners can join courses remotely through Google Classroom.

    You can still expect the same high standards of support from our tutors who will continue to deliver classroom-based courses in the format of online seminars and online classes. You can also expect regular one-to-one support via e-mail and phone calls.

    You will need internet access and a working tablet, laptop or PC.

  • Price and Funding

    This course could be fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

    If you wish to pay for this course the commercial price is £724 and you can do it in instalments.

    To be eligible for full funding, you must meet the following criteria:

    • Must be aged 19 or over.
    • Must not have previously completed this course.
    • Must have been living in the EU for the last 3 years.
    • Must live in England.

    If you are working you may also be eligible for part funding or choose to pay for your course.

    You will be advised regarding your funding eligibility by an LLC Recruitment Advisor.

  • Age Requirements

    19 or over.

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