Essential Digital Skills

Time:6.30 -8.30pmDuration:20 weeks
Qualification:Essential Digital SkillsEntry 3/Level 1Awarding Body:TBC

About the course

These new qualifications have been designed to help learners develop digital skills required for life and work. Topics covered include:

  • Using devices and handling information
  • Creating and editing
  • Communicating
  • Transacting
  • Being safe and responsible online

You should expect to complete 2 hours of homework per week in addition to class attendance and exam revision.

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge is required.  Learners will take an initial assessment to establish which level they are ready to study at.


Learners are assessed via online exams at the end of the course.


Learners must have access to a PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone and internet access.


These qualifications may support learners to progress into or within employment.

How to apply

Please email us on to register your interest in this course. For information, advise and guidance please call us on 01403 210145.


Learners are required to attend a College induction prior to the course start date.


This course is fully funded by the Government for learners who do not have an equivalent qualification.