Level 1 Essential Digital Skills
Digital & IT
What is the course about?
This qualification has the following purposes:
To enable students to develop the digital skills they need for life, work, or further study, as set out in the national standards for essential digital skills
To provide reliable evidence of students’ attainment in relation to the national standards for essential digital skills
At entry 3 the focus will be on developing skills for life and introducing you to skills for work. At level 1 the focus will be more on skills for work with a secondary focus on skills for life.
What will I learn?
The content of the qualifications is based on the national standards for essential digital skills April 2019 and covers five skills areas:
- Using devices and handling information (including how to store information)
- Creating and editing
- Communicating online (such as via social media)
- Transacting (buying) online activities
- Being responsible, safe, and legal online.
Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required.
If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk
What will the course lead on to?
A wide range of accredited and non-accredited courses are available. Please contact learner services to find out more information.
Are there any links with industry and university?
This course will help develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours in the IT area, suitable for anyone wanting to improve their computer 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?
The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of knowledge to impart. You will learn in a friendly and welcoming environment alongside likeminded classmates.
What are the entry requirements?
No formal qualifications are required to enter this course, although you must have a good level of English.
What are my funding options?
For information on funding contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no additional costs associated with this course.
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