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Essential Digital Skills Level 1 - August 2024

Study Mode
Part Time Day
5 weeks
Adult Skills
Suitable for
East Ham Campus
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Essential Digital Skills Level 1 – August 2024
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Course content

The course will cover the following skills areas:

  • Using devices and handling information: A basic understanding of hardware, software, operating systems and commonly used applications. Students will develop fundamental digital skills by learning how to manage and store information and identify and solve simple technical issues.
  • Creating and editing: Students will be taught to use applications to edit, enhance and format different types of information for a range of purposes and audiences.
  • Communicating: An understanding of electronic communications, such as email and video calls. Students will gain awareness and be able to use digital communication for a range of contexts and audiences.
  • Transacting: Students will learn to complete and submit an online form, comply with digital verification checks, and purchase an item or service online. Students will then learn to compare products against other available online options and manage their transactional account settings.
  • Being safe and responsible online: Students will learn about being responsible online, understanding the importance of digital wellbeing. This will involve privacy and data protection, conducting best practice online behaviour, backing up data, and understanding the psychological health risks of online activity.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you will need to complete an initial assessment to assign you to the correct course based on your prior qualifications.

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

This course is free for all students.


Essential Digital Skills