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Essential Digital Skills E3

Birmingham Adult Education Service, In Birmingham (+1 locations)
45 hours
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Course description

Essential Digital Skills E3

To develop basic computer skills and enable you to use online searches and shopping sites as well as government sites for public services. It includes learning how to create, edit and save different types of files such as documents, images and videos.

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course For?

This course is suitable for people with very basic computer knowledge or those who have completed a basic IT course such as Digital & Computers Skills - Beginners. You will further enhance your digital and computer skills, confidence and gain a qualification.

Do I Need Any Prior Knowledge, Skills Or Qualifications?

A basic knowledge of IT and how to use a keyboard and mouse is required. A basic level of English is needed as will help you to read and understand the instructions given.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Will I Gain Any Qualifications?

Yes, Essential Digital Skills will be available as qualifications for Entry Level 3, for people who are unsure about using online technology.

Training Course Content

The course standards are as follows -

  • Handling Information and Content develop skills using a range of digital devices, navigate the internet via hyperlinks, menus and other navigation tools.
  • Communicating - using email and how to use and participate in video calls
  • Transacting complete and submit online forms and be able to buy items or services online
  • Problem Solving solving simple problems related to digital accounts
  • Being safe and responsible online identify online risks and threats and use simple methods to protect data. Manage Wi Fi and Privacy setting.

Course delivery details

This course consists of 45 guided learning hours at 2-3 hours per week.

Continuing Studies

What could this course lead to?

Following completion of this course you will be able to progress onto Essential Digital Skills Level 1 this is for people who have some skills but need to be more confidence. We also offer other courses, IT Skills for Employment Level 1 qualification and other Level 1 IT courses including Web Design, Games and Animations Programming, Graphics Design as well as stand-alone modules, such as Learn To Code, How To Build A Computer, to name a few.

At the end of the course, your tutor will check your skills to see what you are ready to do next.

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Birmingham Adult Education Service
99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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