Residential at the College 

The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of, and competency in, the essential digital skills they need for life. It will enable learners to engage with digital services and products in everyday life

This qualification aims to:

  • Focus on the study of digital skills
  • Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and skills
  • Provide opportunities to acquire a number of essential digital skills

The objective of this qualification is to:

• Build digital skills for everyday life 

Dates

3rd November 2021 - 26th November 2021

Split into 4 residential (3 Days - 2 Night) stays

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18th May 2022 - 17th June 2022

Split into 4 residential (3 Days - 2 Night) stays

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Level 

Level 1 

Entry Requirements 

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. All we ask is for you to have the willingness of learning and being supportive of others.

Learning Objectives 

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
  • Transacting digitally

This course is designed to support people to improve their essential digital skills.

It would be beneficial for all learners to have an understanding of the following foundation skills which underpin all essential digital skills:

  • Turn on a device
  • Use the available controls on my device
  • Make use of accessibility tools on my device to make it easier to use
  • Interact with the home screen on my device
  • Understand that the internet allows me to access information and content and that I can connect to it through Wi-FI
  • Connect my device to a safe and secure Wi-Fi network

Progression

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to suitable level 2 qualifications.