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Principles for Digital Skills in Employment - Level 2 Certificate (Distance Learning)

Part Time


Course Overview

This course will equip learners with an understanding and knowledge of the digital skills needed to search and apply for employment, including an awareness of finding and managing relevant and good quality information, and the importance of online identities. Learners will also look at the importance of digital skills in the workplace itself, considering how to communicate effectively using technology and how to protect data and devices, amongst other organisational policies and procedures.

Course Content

This qualification is aimed at anyone who is either in employment or searching for employment, particularly those who wish to develop their digital skills in relation to the management of information and digital safety, security and communication. Anyone with a basic understanding of IT skills who is searching for career progression, or wishing to improve their digital skills for their own personal use, would benefit from the course. 


This course is split into five manageable units: 
  • Unit 1: Developing digital career skills 
  • Unit 2: Management of information 
  • Unit 3: Digital device safety awareness 
  • Unit 4: Communication and productivity 
  • Unit 5: Digital security

Entry Requirement

You must already have basic IT skills and knowledge to be able to complete the course successfully. 

In order to complete this Distance Learning Course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 year olds you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Maths

Assessment

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

This course is delivered:

 Fully Online with online learning materials

You will need access to a computer and the Microsoft Office suite to complete the course.

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference

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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL108
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: OFF SITE FLEXIBLE PROVISION
Duration: 25 Weeks
Start Date: Anytime
Day & Time: Distance Learning
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