Gateway Essential digital skills qualification Entry 3

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot

Who is this course for?

This Entry 3 course is focussed on enabling you to develop digital skills for life and introducing skills for work – part of a new set of nationally recognised Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

Course content

This course builds on the 5 main areas of essential digital skills to support you to do tasks in each area –

Using devices and handling information

Creating and editing


Transacting (buying or exchanging information online)

Being safe and responsible online

Support and feedback

To achieve this qualification, there is an external, online assessment under supervised conditions at the end of the course. Attendance at one of Learn Devon’s centres at either Bideford, Exmouth, Newton Abbot or Tavistock will be arranged in consultation with you.

Your tutor will give you continuous support to achieve your learning goals and will also give you feedback on your achievement. A loan of a laptop for the duration of the course may be available if required.

Additional costs and requirements

An initial skills check will be carried out before the course starts to make sure it is the right course for you to study.  

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

All equipment for the course is provided. (Please do not bring your own device as it may not be compatible)

Start date03 Nov 2021
End date23 Mar 2022
Start time10:00
End time12:30
Concessions not available