Essential Digital Skills - Beginner

  • Day:Tuesday
  • Time:11:30 - 13:30
  • Duration:12 sessions
  • Start:Anytime

Course overview

This qualification is ideal for beginners in the digital world. During your online course you will learn how to connect with family and friends, make transactions online, whilst staying safe and secure.

Your 12 weekly sessions will focus on:

- Using messenger services to talk to friends or family members

- Using word processing software to create a CV or a letter

- Using cloud services and sharing via cloud services

- Sending photographs and other documents to friends and family as an email attachment

- Set up and use of video communications with friends and family/ colleagues

- Understanding social media platforms and using them safely

- Setting up online shopping accounts such as eBay, Amazon and PayPal

- Securely managing money and transactions online

Your course will be delivered via Zoom, with the opportunity of drop in sessions for classroom support.

Course assessment

This course is delivered via Zoom, with the opportunity of drop in sessions for tutor support. The course tutor will work with you to ensure you have a full understanding of what’s involved and to assess your current skill level. Throughout the course your tutor will prepare you to complete the end of course exam and observation. Your end of course exam will be held in one of our centres across Somerset.

Course progression

On completion of your Essential Digital Skills Beginner course there is the opportunity to progress to the Essential Digital Skills Intermediate course.

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

You will need an internet enabled device, plus a good internet connection to complete this course. If you do not have access to a device, please contact us as we may be able to help you.

Fee information:

The cost of this course is FREE
eligibility criteria applies

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11:30 - 13:30
12 sessions
Distance Learning

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