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    About the course

    Course venue: Stansted Airport Academy (Enterprise House at London Stansted Airport)

    Essential Digital Skills qualifications will help you to develop your digital skills for life, work or for use in further study. The qualifications designed for adults are based on the national standards and include:

    • Using devices and handling information
    • Creating and editing
    • Communicating online
    • Transacting (buying) online activities
    • Being responsible, safe and legal online

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements but to complete the course you should already have a some experience of using digital devices such as laptops, computers or tablets. Skills you would be expected to be able to do include:

    • Turning on a device (including entering information such as a password) 
    • Using a mouse and keyboard for a computer, or touchscreen on a smartphone or tablet
    • Connecting to the internet and opening a browser 
    • Opening and accessing an application such as Word on a device

    How much does it cost?

    FREE (subject to eligibility criteria)

    Awarding Body

    Gateway Qualifications

    Why study?

    This course is ideal if you would like to improve your digital skills.

    Where will this course take me?

    The course is available at E3 and L1, you can progress through the levels if appropriate or move onto other programmes after you completed L1

    How will I be assessed?

    Ongoing feedback will be provided within the lessons. You will complete practical exercises related to the use of digital skills within everyday life and your final assessment will be a timed online e-assessment at the end of your course.

    I'm interested. What should I do now?

    You will need to complete an initial diagnostic to identify the appropriate level for you. Complete the expression of interest form below and we will contact you to arrange a time for you to complete it. Or call 01279 868100 and speak with an Admissions Adviser or pop into our Bright Futures centre.

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