It is estimated that 22% of adults do not have sufficient digital skills for everyday life and work. This course will help learners improve their knowledge and confidence when working online. Area covered include:
Being able to connect and browse the internet
Being able to keep passwords secure and send e-mails securely
Understanding how social media works and how to participate on ZOOM, Microsoft Teams etc.
Accessing content across devices
Setting up accounts and buying safely online
Filling out forms and sharing information
The new qualification will help improve the employment prospects of learners, help them with day to day online tasks and allow them to support their children’s learning.
Learners may wish to progress onto the Level 1 qualification in Essential Digital Skills or study from other IT User Skills programmes.
Learners will complete a short practical exercise and an online test.
This course is fully funded providing candidates are assessed as requiring the programme.
10:30am - 1:00pm