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Computing and ICT Courses

Start Date
Part Time
Start Date
Part Time
Essential Digital Skills are perfect if you have very few digital skills; you will learn the basics and become confident in using them, whether that's communicating to loved ones or making sure you're safe and confident to do your online shopping or banking. After learning the basics, you will have the option to take another course and improve your skills.
  • About the Course

    This course will equip you with the skills you need make the most of your mobile phone, apps and other digital services.

    The OCNLR Entry Level Award in Essential Digital Skills for Everyday Life (Entry 3) is a qualification that has been developed in accordance with the DfE National Standards for Essential Digital Skills

    You will study:

    • Using devices and handling information - using hardware and software, searching and navigating.
    • Creating and editing - using apps to enter and edit information, capturing/saving multimedia.
    • Communicating - sending and receiving communications.
    • Transactions - e-commerce and buying online
    • Being safe and responsible online - being safe online, protecting your data, etc.
  • Additional Costs

    Additional Fees

    There is funding available for this qualification from the following source(s): Adult Skills, EFA 16-19, Section 96.

    The Government will provide entitlement funding for learners aged 16-19 and 19+ (employed or unemployed) who have a foundation of limited digital skills and are taking Ofqual approved Essential Digital Skills qualifications.

  • Entry Requirements
    The qualification is suitable for Learners aged 16+. No previous formal qualifications are required for entry to these qualifications and there are no restrictions to entry. However, prior to enrolment on this qualification, Learners are required to undergo an initial assessment and an interview. Some Learners may require support with handling and using digital devices before they are ready to engage with and benefit from, an EDSQ programme.
  • Progression
    L1 Essential Digital Skills
  • Assessment Method
    This qualification comes with interactive online assessments which require the learner to demonstrate their skills using realistic, real world simulations.

How to Apply

Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


Course Info

Courses for Adults 19+

Part Time

Entry Level

Location Isleworth

Start Date 06/01/2025

OCNLR Entry Level Award in Essential Digital Skills for Everyday Life (Entry 3)

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