Essential digital skills - level 1

Online North

Who is this course for?

This course is focussed on enabling you to develop digital skills for work and recaps some digital skills for life content.

Course content

This course develops the 5 main areas of essential digital skills to support you to do tasks in each area – these are mainly based around digital skills for work with some digital skills for life. content:

Using devices and handling information

Creating and editing


Transacting (buying or exchanging information online)

Being safe and responsible online

Support and feedback

For you to receive your qualification, this course has a timed, online assessment before the end of the course.

Additional costs and requirements

Do you find it difficult to keep up with digital skills in the workplace? Or have you successfully completed the Essential Digital Skills Entry Level 3 course? If you would like to develop your digital skills for work, this course is for you.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will need a computer/laptop with camera, microphone and speakers and a broadband internet connection with Wi-Fi to access this course

Additional information and resources

How will I learn?

You will learn online from your home using Zoom – Your tutor will support you to achieve the learning objectives for this course.

What I need – additional information

If you have not successfully completed the Essential Digital Skills Entry Level 3 course, there will be an initial assessment before you start the course to make sure you are on the right course at the right level.

What can I do next?

You can progress on to our Level 2 Award in Digital Skills and IT, which develops advanced skills around Word processing and Spreadsheets or Photo editing and presentation software.

Start date29 March 2022
End date26 July 2022
Start time10:00
End time12:30
Concessions not available