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Course Title:

Basic Digital Skills for Life

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Course Description:

This short introductory course introduces you to the basic digital skills which most of us need to use in everyday life:


 using devices and handling information

 creating and editing documents

 communicating online

 carrying out online transactions

 being safe and responsible online.



Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required, but you should have some experience of using digital devices, such as a Smart phone or tablet, or a laptop or PC.

What could this course lead to?

Essential Digital Skills Qualifications at foundation and then advanced levels.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £17.50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000