Entry 3 Award in Progression (Digital Skills/I.T.)

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Trafford College


Stretford Campus.

Course Overview

This course is designed to develop your digital skills for both work and at home. Increasing numbers of employers expect their employees to have a working knowledge of digital skills.

The course runs for a total of 10 weeks, with each session running from 9:30pm to 12:00pm. The start date is Thursday 29th September.

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Course Start Date


Course Duration


Adult Community

This is not a beginners course. You will need to have a basic understanding of computers. You must ensure that you can attend sessions on a regular basis.
The course covers five key areas:

1. Handling information: understanding how to work with files and folders.
2. Creating and editing: developing word processing skills. Understanding how to create and edit spreadsheets, understanding excel formulas, etc.
3. Communication: understanding electronic communication such as email and videocall.
4. Safety and Security: Developing the skills to work safely online and reducing the dangers of security breaches.
5. Troubleshooting: learning to deal with basic technical problems.

You may wish to progress onto the Level 1 Award in Progression (I.T. /Digital Skills).

You must complete a course workbook. Successful learners will again the Gateway Entry 3 award in Progression (Digital Skills for Work). You must be prepared to complete small homework assignments at home.

You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than £20,319 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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