Award in Digital Skills for Life Entry 3 - City of Wolverhampton College

Award in Digital Skills for Life Entry 3 Study Mode: Part-time   |    Course Level: Entry 3

The Essential Digital Skills courses have been setup in conjunction with the government to cover the required points of our modern digital life. In this Entry Level course you will be shown how to use and develop the digital skills that are considered to be vital for both business and personal use on a day to day basis. You will be working in a safe environment with trained professionals to help guide you through these skills in a step by step process that gives you time to learn and practice and above all develop your confidence when using all forms of digital device. This course is aimed at a beginner level and is well suited to anyone who lacks confidence when using computers or mobile devices

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however you will be required to attend an interview at the college during which your English skills will be assessed

During this course you will study the following modules:

• Using the Internet Effectively & Safely

• IT security & file Management

• Digital Communication Methods - Email, Messaging & Video Conferencing

• Hardware Setup - Including Desktop, Laptop and Mobile Devices

• Technical Solutions - Resolving common technical issues

• Digital Wellbeing

• Word processing software

• Using Multimedia features effectively

By studying this course you will:

• Develop your understanding of how to use the internet effectively and safely

• Discover how to order files and apply greater security to your computer and mobile device

• Use different digital communication methods effectively for both business and personal use

• Learn how to setup hardware and resolve some common technical issues

• Gain digital wellbeing skills to help create a safe working environment

• Develop Word Processing skills to help create professional and personal documents

• Use hardware devices effectively to access multimedia features

• Improve job prospects and develop digital confidence

Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways:

• Continual assessment by tutors

• Supervised Exam

Completion of the course will enable you to:

• Progress to Essential Digital Skills Level 1 course

We have well-equipped modern classroom which provides a friendly and relaxed place in which to learn. As a student of the college you will have the opportunity to use our facilities on the Wellington Road campus including the gym, sports center or café. You will also have full access to the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) that can be accessed 24 hours a day 7 days a week to help develop your skills.

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September 2021



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