This course is for learners to want to improve their skills in the everyday practical use of digital skills both in life and work and build upon the skills developed in the Essential Digital Skills Entry 3 qualification. A variety of learning activities will be used on this course, including tutor presentation and demonstration, practical application of skills, individual and group work, discussions, Q&A, internet research, individual research and project work. You will also work through activity sheets and online resources designed to support the development of skills in each of the modules.
Regular home study will be essential to successfully complete this course. You will be supported to develop good study skills.
Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject. This will include assessing your current skills and planning learning activities related to your subject that are designed to develop your skills in these areas. To support this, you will undertake some e-learning modules, where appropriate, as homework.
Achievement at Level 1 reflects the ability to select and use relevant knowledge, ideas, skills and procedures to complete well-defined tasks and address straightforward problems. It includes taking responsibility for completing tasks and procedures and exercising autonomy and judgement subject to overall direction or guidance.
This is a course leading to a qualification. This course is paid for by public funding and you will be required to complete all the necessary coursework/assignments by the give deadlines. Please note: if you do not successfully complete the course within the period of the course, you will not be able to repeat it at the subsidised fee. For further information on the syllabus for this course please go to www.bcs.org.uk.