Learn the practical skills needed to progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required. This course will teach you how to protect devices and data, how to communicate socially and professionally using technology (including using online social networks and creating blogs), how to apply digital skills in personal and business situations, and how to use digital resources to facilitate your own career progression (including creating a professional profile using social media).
You will need to have completed the Essential Digital Skills Qualification Level 1 course or to be assessed as having achieved an equivalent level by our specialist staff. Additionally, literacy and numeracy skills at Level 1 is required.
You will complete four Level 2 units. By the end of the course, you will understand how to protect devices and data. You will be able to communicate socially and professionally using technology, apply digital skills in personal and business situations, and use digital resources to facilitate your own career progression.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Learners will collaborate with each other through online learning platforms and group activities. Learners will also present their portfolio of evidence and showcase their knowledge through presentations and practical computer-based tasks. In addition to the classes, learners will be expected to devote about two hours each week to practising the digital skills that are learnt in class. These will strengthen their understanding and improve their skills.
You will create a portfolio of evidence and showcase your knowledge through practical computer-based tasks and presentations. On completion of this course, you will achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work. The awarding body is NCFE .
Next Steps and Progression
WMC offers a variety of Vocational courses at different levels. On completion of this course, please speak to your tutor for advice on further progression.
For more information please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat or phone: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk
Additional Learning Support
Additional Learning Support (ALS) is available for this course. ALS is subject to an assessment with a trained member of staff and support may include one or more of the following: support in the classroom, out of class workshops such as English, ICT and maths and specialist support for dyslexia. Provision of assistive equipment is also available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments with our Disability Officer. Please let us know as soon as possible about your learning needs and/or disabilities so we can arrange support at the earliest opportunity. Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.
WM College is able to provide financial support for course fees, you may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.