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Digital Basics - Staying Safe Online

Subject Area

Digital & IT

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

What is the course about?

This course will provide you with an understanding of the importance of staying safe online, along with developing digital skills that will help you to apply safety online at home.

Why should I choose the course?

If you would like to learn more about staying safe online, this course will equip you with the basic skills and understanding you need. The valuable skills developed during this course can be applied to both your home life and work environment.

What will I learn?

On this course you will learn:

  • Identifying and applying email and password security
  • Identifying phishing attempts
  • Preventing spamming
  • Identifying compromised security
  • Staying safe when shopping and banking online.

If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk

What will the course lead on to?

This course could lead to further digital skills courses, including:

  • Digital Basics- Telephone Digital Media
  • Digital Basics- Introduction to Social Media

Introduction to Essential Digital Skills.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

You must be over 19, have an interest in the subject area, and be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions as well as self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.

What are my funding options?

If you are in receipt of a benefit or have a low income you may be eligible for a reduction in fees. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with this course. You will need to bring your own device (phone) to the course.

Careers Information

Course options

14/09/2022

Duration
1 Week
Class Times
13:00 - 16:00
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
Wed
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

27/02/2023

Duration
1 Week
Class Times
13:00 - 16:00
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Mon
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

01/03/2023

Duration
1 Week
Class Times
13:00 - 16:00
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
Wed
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable
Fees Information
You may receive a discount* if in receipt of an eligible benefit or your income is below £19,305. *Ts&Cs apply.

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