Digital Skills for Life and Work

Ref: C2346781

This course will help you to develop your digital skills using a range of different applications and to get to grips with how these can be used to assist you in doing administrative tasks independently. You will develop essential workplace skills including safe ways to browse the internet, use email and other applications online which will help you to grow in confidence.

Additional information about this course

Over 90% of applicants for skills courses do not need to pay a fee. Subject to status - courses are free for unemployed people, job seekers and people on low wage. If you do not qualify you will be alerted during the application process. You can cancel at any time. Call us on 0300 303 3464 if you want to check anything with us.

Course aim

Build up your work skills and confidence in using IT with this 'Digital Skills for Life and Work' course.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Learn the skills to navigate the internet safely.
  • Develop skills to bookmark selected pages, learn about online online security and staying safe online.
  • Learn the skills to compose and send a message via email.
  • Independently reply to and forward email messages and understand email etiquette.
  • Independently enter text, insert an image and table, format and save the document.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

It would be useful to have a notebook and pen.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Digital Skills for Life and Work

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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