Start Date:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
Flexible1Distance LearningDistance LearningSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

The purpose of this qualification is to allow you to demonstrate your understanding of and competency in digital literacy skills. It will help you to progress into roles where digital literacy skills are required.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Study levelCost
19+FREE

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is available:
•Fully on line

All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

You will be required to complete a minimum of 150 study hours to complete the course.

The aims of this qualification are to:

apply digital skills in personal and business situations
understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices

find and use information
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

You will be required to complete all the following modules:

Find and use information
Safety and security when using data and digital devices
Communicating and collaborating online
Using word processing software Plus one of the following optional units:

Using a computer
Digital career development

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