Computing and Digital Skills

Computing and Digital Skills

We have a wide range of Computing and digital skills courses suitable for a beginner through to advanced learners.A 2018 report conducted by Lloyds Bank UK Consumer Digital Index found that in the UK:

  • 11.3 million people (21%) lack the full basic digital skills
  • 4.3 million (8%) have no basic digital skills at all
  • 5.4 million working adults (10%) are without basic digital skills
  • people with a registered disability are 4 times as likely to be offline
  • 28% of those aged 60+ are offline.

These statistics undoubtedly prove the need for essential digital skills, especially for adults.

Research has shown that those with high digital engagement see lifestyle and health benefits from this: 87% say it helps them to connect better with friends and family and 84% say it helps them to organise their life.

No matter what your ability or starting point, we have a course to suit you. Please call 01642 527904 for an informal chat or book a initial assessment.

Did you know that we also have digital Distance Learning courses to develop your knowledge, understanding and competence in a range of different IT areas in the comfort of your own home?

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Essential Digital Skills Entry 3

The Essential Digital Skills Entry 3 qualification is designed to equip individuals with the foundational digital skills needed to confidently navigate the digital world and participate effectively in today's digital society. It is targeted towards individuals who have little to no prior experience with digital technologies or who may lack confidence in using them.

The qualification covers a range of essential digital skills necessary for everyday life and work. It focuses on building competence in using digital devices, navigating the internet, and utilising common digital tools and applications. The aim is to empower learners to harness the benefits of digital technology and overcome any barriers they may face in the digital realm.

 

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Essential Digital Skills Level 1

The Essential Digital Skills Level 1 qualification is a comprehensive program designed to equip individuals with fundamental digital skills necessary to thrive in today's digital world. In a rapidly evolving technological landscape, this qualification aims to bridge the digital divide by providing individuals with the knowledge and competence to confidently navigate and utilise digital tools and technologies.

The qualification covers five core areas of digital literacy: device fundamentals, online communication, digital information, digital transactions, and digital problem-solving. These areas encompass a range of essential skills that individuals need to access, use, and participate in the digital world effectively.

 

 

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Digital Functional Skills Level 1

The Digital Functional Skills Level 1 qualification is a comprehensive program designed to develop individuals' digital skills and knowledge at an intermediate level. This qualification equips learners with the essential competencies needed to navigate, utilise, and thrive in the digital world. The Digital Functional Skills Level 1 qualification covers key areas of digital literacy, including using digital devices and handling information, creating, and editing digital content, communicating, and collaborating online, and understanding the impact of digital technologies.

 

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Digital Photography for Improvers

The Digital Photography for Improvers Course is designed to help aspiring photographers take their skills to the next level in the digital realm. This course is ideal for individuals who have a basic understanding of photography and want to explore the intricacies of digital techniques, enhance their composition skills, and unleash their creative potential. Over the course of several sessions, participants will delve into various aspects of digital photography, learning new techniques, refining their abilities, and gaining confidence in their artistic vision.

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Photographs and Digital Devices

The Photographs and Digital Devices Course is a comprehensive program designed to provide participants with a deep understanding of photography and digital image editing. In this course, participants will explore the art of capturing and enhancing images using various digital devices, including cameras, smartphones, and tablets. From mastering the technical aspects of photography to unleashing creativity through digital editing techniques, this course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to create stunning visuals.

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Exploring Editing Software for Photography Advanced

The Exploring Editing Software for Photography Course is designed to empower photographers with the knowledge and skills to harness the full potential of editing software and elevate their images to new heights. In this course, participants will dive into the world of digital post-processing, exploring various editing software tools, techniques, and workflows. Through a series of hands-on sessions, participants will gain confidence in their ability to enhance and transform their photographs, unlocking a new level of creative expression.

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