Essential Digital Skills Entry 3

Ref: C2423369

This course will give you the confidence to use digital skills in your everyday life, and also in the workplace. If you’re not working currently, this course will teach you the skills you need to find and apply for work online. You will learn and practice how to stay safe online, find information online, communicate online, shop online, organise digital documents and type a simple text document.

Course aim

The aim of this qualification is to teach you the essential digital skills that are needed for everyday life, and in the workplace.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • Before you can join this course you will need to talk to a member of staff and do an initial assessment to make sure the course is right for you. For more information and to book an appointment please email

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

  • be safe and responsible online and on digital devices
  • use digital devices to effectively search for information online
  • create, edit and store digital files
  • communicate with others online
  • buy goods and services online safely

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will ideally have a mobile phone that can make video calls and connect to the Internet.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Essential Digital Skills Entry 3


This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

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

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