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Course Title:

Essential Digital Skills Qualification (Entry 3)

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Course Description:

This course is for learners who want to develop their understanding and skills in the digital technologies commonly used. The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:


demonstrate the ability to develop an appropriate level of digital skills to use digital devices and the internet

apply this knowledge and these skills in common situations

develop digital communication skills

gain a foundation for further advanced study.


How will this course be delivered?


This course will consist of three sessions, each of two days.


Entry requirements:

You should be familiar with using a computer or tablet device.  As part of the application process you will be required to complete a digital assessment. This will ensure we offer you the right level of course, helping you to achieve.

What could this course lead to?

This course could lead to a further advanced Essential Digital Skills qualification.

Funding Support Statement:

This course is free of charge to anyone over 19 years old who has not previously attained a digital qualification.

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: Free*

* 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