Essential Digital Skills Level 1

Part Time

About the course

  • This BCS course covers skills in the individual units at Level 1 & 2.
  • A range of individual units are offered at Level 1 & 2 which include Word Processing, Spreadsheet Software, Presentation Software and Improving Productivity.
  • Course study is based around awarding body approved materials (workbooks) and supported by online diagnostics and sample tests.
  • Approximately 20-40 hours to complete the course depending on level, including learning, revision and assessment.
  • At least two hours’ study per week is expected. Dates and times for study are flexible and can be agreed at your induction session.
  • Assessment is through online testing, with a series of activities and multiple choice questions.

Entry requirements

  • Basic computer skills are needed.
  • You may need to complete a skills assessment to check that the course is at the right level for you.

Where next?

  • After completing the individual unit there is a progression path to the Award/Certificate at Level 1 & 2 or Certificate at Level 3.

Work experience and employability

N/A

What additional resources will I need?

N/A

Fees information

  • Courses may be free if you are in receipt of qualifying benefits at Level 1 & 2 or meet the low earner criteria. Contact us to confirm.
  • Individual Unit Level 1 - £135 

Contact

For queries about the course, please contact the course leader: Stephanie.Dowson@newcollege.ac.uk

For general enquiries, please contact: alc@newcollege.ac.uk