Digital Functional Skills – Entry-Level 3

3 days and 2 nights at the college each week (4 weeks)

Wednesday 18th September - Friday 11th October 2024


Wednesday 13th November - Friday 6th December 2024


This course will give you an understanding of, and competency in, the essential digital skills needed to enhance your everyday life.


Our Digital Functional Skills courses are FREE to everyone


Entry-Level 3

Now, more than ever, products and services have moved online and it seems to be increasingly difficult to access them.  This qualification will give you an understanding and awareness of the essential digital skills you need for every day life and it will give you an awareness of how to engage with those essential digital services and products that are often sold online only.  You will also be introduced to a range of websites and given the knowledge of how to engage with them confidently and safely.

You will cover the following digital skills:

  • Being safe and responsible online and on digital devices
  • Using digital devices and handling information
  • Creating and editing
  • Digital communication
  • Communicating with people digitally

By the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of essential digital skills which will improve your efficiency and productivity.

The course will also focus on the study of digital skills and will:

  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge  and skills
  • Provide opportunities to acquire a number of essential digital skills to build digital skills for everyday life and build digital skills for work

Entry Requirements 

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you do need to have the enthusiasm to improve your digital skills