Is this course right for me?
In an increasingly digital world, it?s becoming more important to have the right skills in order to use computers and other technological devices. This course is designed to help support your development with digital literacy skills, encouraging progression into roles where digital literacy is required.
The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of and competency in digital literacy skills. It will help learners progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required.
This qualification will: Provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills.
Qualification objectives The objectives of this qualification are covered in 4 units and will enable learners to: Understand how to protect devices and data Communicate socially and professionally using technology Apply digital skills in personal and business situations Use digital resources to facilitate their own career progression.
What options are there after completing this course?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: NCFE Level 2 Award/Certificate in Digital Promotion for Business NCFE Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ) NCFE Level 3 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (General) NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (Business).
The course is designed to be completed in 12 weeks, approximatley 4 hours per week will be required to complete all units. If you can commit to more, the qualification can be completed more quickly. If you're 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years, your course/s will be free - you just need to complete it/them within 12 weeks or pay a £100 fee if you dont. The funding for this course comes from the Education and Skills Funding Agency. We can claim this on your behalf if you live in England, except for those living in Greater London or any of the other devolved authorities (Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, West of England, West Midlands, the Tees Valley and Cambridge & Peterborough), in which case you should find a College nearer to home to provide your course.