Essential Digital Skills for Everyday Living and Employability

Start Date
Course Course
Maths and English
City Campus

About this Course

Are you feeling increasingly left behind in this fast paced, ever changing digital age? Are you one of 11.3 million adults who struggle to use digital technologies effectively in life and work? If so why not develop your Essential Digital Skills on one of our short courses? Our courses are delivered by experienced teachers, who'll support you to develop a range of key digital skills, which will make you better equipped to use digital technologies in life and work. Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll also gain a qualification which is recognised and valued by employers.

Key Units

Units/modules include:

  • Using devices and handling information
  • Creating and editing
  • Communicating
  • Transacting
  • Being safe and responsible online

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for the Essential Digital Skills qualifications.


  • Exams - 80%
  • Portfolio - 20%

Where does this Lead

Essential Digital Skills qualifications will enable you to progress to higher level Digital Skills courses, in addition to equipping you with the skills you need to be successful on a range of courses which use digital technologies.

Future Opportunities

Digital skills are used in all areas of life and work. An Essential Digital Skills qualification will make your CV more attractive to employers.

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