Are you currently in Year 11? Apply today to start your course this September!
The Essential Digital Skills course is intended to support you to develop the digital skills you need for life, work and further study and includes internet safety. It provides you with a nationally recognised Digital Skills qualification and is a step towards further study.
Level 1 is designed for adults with some experience of using digital devices and the internet but need additional learning of the basic digital skills.
The course covers 5 skill areas, these are:
Using devices and handling information
Creating and editing
Being safe and responsible online
You will use a variety of programmes to complete the tasks and support your learning, these include Word, Excel and internet search engines such as Google to name just a few.
There will be a mixture of class taught sessions, individual learning and small group work. The focus will be on developing your skills rather than covering topics you already know.
With good attendance at the workshops you would be able to complete this within 10 weeks.
On completing the course you will achieve a Pearson Essential Digital Skills Certificate.
On completion of the course you may choose to study further digital skills qualifications. At Lancaster & Morecambe College, we currently offer:
Level 2 ECDL Essentials
Level 2 Principles of Digital Skills in Employment
Level 1 & 2 IT Users (ITQ)
In addition, we have a variety of social media courses available covering the essentials of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.
No previous formal qualifications are required however, you will need to be 19+ and complete an initial assessment to identify your current digital skills abilities and areas for development.
If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you.
For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course code: B35911-A1A