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DIGITAL, DATA AND IT FREE ADULT LEARNING

Essential Digital Skills Level 1

Digital skills such as operating digital platforms, storing data, and transacting online safely are essential skills to have in modern life. This knowledge and skills are necessary to the have professionally and personally.

Our Essential Digital Skills Level 1 course allows learners to be able to demonstrate their understanding of essential digital skills and will be enabled and confident to use digital platforms and services. Learners are given the opportunity to acquire a foundation of skills that can be applied and developed throughout one’s career and personal life.

Entry requirements:

  • UK residency requirement
  • Postcode restrictions do apply, the candidate must be in a qualifying location
  • Candidates are required to own working IT equipment and have stable internet connection (computer, access to Microsoft packages, video, and audio)

At a glance

Relevant to

Anyone looking to develop basic digital skills

Entry requirements

There is an initial diagnostic assessment as part of the application process

Free Adult Learning

Type

Free adult learning

Standard

NCFE Level 1 Essential Digital Skills

Level 1

Level

Level 1

Format/Modality

Face to face delivery

Duration

7 days

Nationwide

Geography

Nationwide

Cost

Free, government funded

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Programme outcomes

For learners

On completion of this course, you will be confident using digital devices and online applications. From text and image search to social media and file management, this course will open you up to the various skills needed to use digital devices and platforms, correctly, efficiently, and safely. These skills are transferable and applicable to various professions and your personal life. In addition, learners who achieve this qualification can progress to relevant level 2 courses and apprenticeships.

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Learning journey overview

Building on your existing skills and experience, during this free course you will:

  • How to use devices and handle data
  • Managing and storing information using digital devices
  • Digital communication methods
  • How to be safe and responsible online
  • Online transactional services and how to use them safely

  • Learners will take a mock test and the following day they will do their assessment
  • The assessment for this course in a 145-minute examination, covering the topics taught during the course

Programme features

  • Immersive workshops and sessions
  • Evidence workplace tasks to prove skills and behaviour
  • Regular development meetings with expert Tutor
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What our expert trainers have to say

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I have worked in the training industry for over 9 years, 7 of which have been with Babington. As a Trainer we work with learners from all walks of life, guiding them to achieve their professional and personal goals. I find the job very rewarding as you play a part in changing peoples’ lives and supporting them to build their dreams.

Amit Solanki

Senior Future Skills Trainer

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Prior to working at Babington, I have worked in other apprenticeship providers, colleges, schools, other organisations, and I have done work also abroad. My speciality are various areas of ICT, such as Data Analysis, Networking, Infrastructure, and Security Principles. I enjoy working at Babington because it provides me with an environment where I am trusted by my peers to get the job done to the best of my ability and of the highest standard!

Andrey Davis

Specialist Trainer

Excellence in numbers

Delivering meaningful outcomes

Trust your professional development to the experts. We're proud to help upskill thousands of professionals every year and support businesses in building the talent pipelines of tomorrow.

64%

64% of IT executives see the talent shortage as the most significant adoption barrier to emerging technologies

36%

Studies show 36% salary increase for digitally capable employees

33%

Data analysis will become the fastest growing digital skills cluster, increasing by an estimated 33% in the next five years

Supercharge your career

  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence
  • Flexible start dates
  • Face to face delivery
  • Dedicated support and guidance
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