Level Two Certificate in Principles for Digital Skills - Online

Across all sectors of employment in Europe, it has been found that at least 80% of managers and professionals require basic digital abilities to carry out their roles. In larger workplaces, as many as 50% must possess specialist digital skills. Whether wishing to improve your skills in order to improve your employability prospects, or requiring an awareness of digital skills in order to find job opportunities, these statistics demonstrate just how vital digital skills are in today’s society.This course will equip learners with an understanding and knowledge of the digital skills needed to search and apply for employment, including an awareness of finding and managing relevant and good quality information, and the importance of online identities. Learners will also look at the importance of digital skills in the workplace itself, considering how to communicate effectively using technology and how to protect data and devices, amongst other organisational policies and procedures.

Gain a nationally recognised qualification.

What will I study?

This course is split into five manageable units:

Unit 1:Developing digital career skills

Unit 2: Management of information

Unit 3: Digital device safety awareness

Unit 4: Communication and productivity

Unit 5: Digital security

How will I be assessed?

Online assessment.

How will the course be delivered?

This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide 2019 Full-time Course Guide 2020 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide