Course overview

Learn to use digital devices and gain essential computer skills for professional and personal use. Digital training helps you move with the times and not get left behind. This beginner’s course is for anyone who wants to learn digital skills, no matter your current knowledge. This course is appropriate for complete beginners, so don’t worry if this is all new to you. Learn to use word processing software and fill out online forms in this Digital Skills course. Understand how to use email and search for information online. This digital skills training also teaches you how to shop online securely. You’ll understand online safety and data storage

Course description

This is a digital skills course for beginners. If you want to learn basic computer skills and/or learn to use the internet safely, this course will help you get started. You will get to develop your own trouble shooting skills, solve digital problems and learn where to find information or support.

By the end of your course, you will have achieved the following...

Describe how to search for online jobs.

Identify scam job posts.

Describe how to protect digital reputation.

Demonstrate how to send, and attach files to, emails.

Evaluate your trouble shooting skills.

Don’t worry if you are nervous or have no experience of using devices, your friendly tutor will support you every step of the way, in a positive and understandable manner. You will get hands on practice and tutor step by step demonstrations.

Taking this course would develop your ability to search, select and apply for live jobs posts.

Taking this course would give you the confidence and skills to independently research or learn online.

Taking this course would give you the basic skills to continue to learn about digital tools, you could consider a Level 1 course or take courses teaching you how to use software packages.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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