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NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills for the Workplace

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In an increasingly digital world, it’s important to have the right skills and knowledge to use computers and other technological devices

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Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills for the Workplace

This course runs for 4 weeks with one, two hour online session each week, you will also need to dedicate between 2-3 hours of self study per week.

Start Date: Friday 14 May

  • Session 1 - Monday 10 May
  • Session 2 - Monday 17 May
  • Session 3 - Monday 24 June
  • Session 4 - Monday 7 June (no session on Bank Holiday - 31 May)

Session Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

About this course

This exciting course is ideal for someone who is not used to using technology in the workplace. It is designed to support development in basic digital skills and encourage progression into roles where digital literacy is required.

Course content

During the course you will:

  • Learn how to use a computer and some of the basic features, functions, and commands.
  • Learn the basics of word processing software and how to create, edit and save documents.
  • Discover storage devices and how to use them safely.
  • Learn how to search for information using advanced search techniques.
  • Discover online security and online laws to protect you and your information.
  • Look at creating online accounts and how to do this safely.
  • Investigate social and online collaboration.
  • Develop your online skills to look at job opportunities and how best to get the best online profile.

When does the course run?

We have various start dates throughout the year. Most courses start each month, so there's always an opportunity ready for you.

Course Fee and Eligibility

The course is government funded and you will be required to meet the following criteria to qualify for funding,

  • Be over 19 years of age
  • Have proof of residency in the UK for at least three years and live in the Greater London area.
  • Be unemployed or on a career break or
  • Be in receipt of a benefit such as Job Seekers Allowance or Universal Credit or
  • Be employed/self-employed or
  • On furlough or unemployed but NOT on any benefits

You will also be asked to provide evidence of your highest qualification.

Please note: you will be required to provide proof of eligibility before we are able to confirm your booking.

If you don't meet the eligibility criteria, you have the option to pay a discounted rate of just £250 for the course.

Please note: during this period whilst we deliver training via a virtual classroom, learners will require access to a WIFI connection and a laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Contact

For further information, please contact courses@dcstraining.co.uk or call 07521 642301 or 07751 658524.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Due to the pandemic we would like to update you on some innovative changes and measures that we are putting in place to make sure our customers are able to continue accessing training.

During this period we will deliver all of our courses via a virtual classroom. For each course interactive weekly sessions will be held with a course trainer via Zoom and participants will have access to all learning resources online. We will also enable you to arrange 1-2-1 sessions with your course trainer if additional assistance is required.

DCS remain committed to providing high quality training solutions to enable you to develop your knowledge and skills and further your career!

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