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Digital Skills

Digital Skills - Entry Level 3/ Level 1

Essential Digital Skills qualifications (EDSQs) are now available and will be automatically funded for
adults who don’t have the basic digital skills that are typically required for life and work.

The qualifications are based on the national standards (created in April 2019), and will be aimed atadults aged 19+. The qualifications are intended to support adults who want to join the digital worldby learning digital skills for life, their work or for use in further study.

The qualification is designed for students with little or no digital skills and there are no formal entry requirements.

The Essential Digital Skills consists of:

  • Using devices and handling information (includes how to store information)

  • Creating and editing

  • Communicating online (such as via Social Media)

  • Transacting (buying) online activities

  • Being responsible, safe and legal online

Entry Level 3 qualification has a greater focus on skills for life.
Level 1 there is a balance between skills for life and skills for work.
Course Duration – 1 week

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Our aim is to have the right learner, on the right programme,

at the right time.

Placing the learners at the heart of
their learning programme.

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