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Course Info

  • computing
  • it

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Part time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 year

  • Awarding/validation body:



Financial eligibility: There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s): Adult Skills, 16-19 EFA, Section 96 (Approved for 14-16s). Find out more by accessing The ESFA funding hub.


Course Overview

Course Overview:

The ability to use technology is essential for work, life and learning in the 21st century. This course is designed to help develop essential digital literacy skills, helping learners to progress into job roles where digital literacy is needed.

This is a qualification designed for learners who:

  • want to boost their digital skills and advance their career or education
  • want to take on a qualification which emphasises the development of practical skills
  • want to improve own efficiency in using IT applications and processes
  • may require training in order to support Key Stages 1 to 4

It has been developed specifically to enable learners to become familiar with the basics of key digital skills, needed now and in the near future. These skills are needed if the UK is to rise successfully to the projected Digital skills

Course Highlights

Unlike Digital Skills courses delivered online, a teacher will deliver the course and learners will mix with others taking the same qualification. The qualification has been made as practical as possible, focusing on practical essential digital skills, using them to solve problems, improve personal efficiency, create and share content (collaboratively) and stay safe while doing so.

The main qualification is delivered on one day a week, learners wishing to develop their English and Maths skills may be able to attend college on an additional day.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Learners may progress to further studies in this or almost any subject area, as the content is relevant to practically all academic and vocational areas. The skills developed using these qualifications will also serve a variety of vocational roles using IT systems.


Learners are assessed through activities that are internally set by tutor/assessors;

Entry Requirements

This course is available to learners of all ages.

How To Apply

Use the below link to apply for the above course.