Essential Digital Skills

Essential Digital Skills

Essential Digital Skills are more important than ever. Since 2020, we’ve experienced a world where face-to-face communication hasn’t been possible and therefore having a grasp on digital technology and communication is vital to stay connected.

Course Information

  • Course Type Adult - Leisure
  • Subject Area Digital Skills and Business
  • Qualification N/A
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Entry Level and Level 1
  • Location Digital and Data Centre, Hele Road site
  • Course Length 1 day a week for 16 weeks
  • Start Date *See below
  • End Date *See below
  • Day *See below
  • Times *See below
  • Fee Funding available*
  • Course Code *See below

This course covers:

  • Being safe and responsible online
  • Communicating online (such as via Social Media)
  • Creating and editing (Word and Access/Spreadsheets)
  • Transacting (buying) online activities
  • Being responsible, legal and safe online

The assessment will be completed online, under timed conditions, when the learner is ready.

This course will take place at the following dates:

Tues 28-Sep-21 18-Jan-22 13.00-16.00 DDC P1PEDIG0/1/A
Mon 27-Sep-21 17-Jan-22 18.00-21.00 DDC P1EEDIG0/1/A
Tues 1-Feb-22 21-Jun-22 13.00-16.00 DDC P1PEDIG0/1/B
Mon 31-Jan-22 20-Jun-22 18.00-21.00 DDC P1EEDIG0/1/B
Fri 29-Apr-22 17-Jun-22 09.30-16.00 DDC P1PEDIG0/1/C

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Entry Requirements



There are sufficient computers for students to work individually.  The college Library and Learning Resource Centre are available for use by students.

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