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Digital Skills for Everyday Life and Work Progression - Stage 1


Computing and Information Technology

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date



3 weeks



Available at

Course Overview

This course aims to equip learners with the digital skills that will be useful to them in their everyday lives. The focus of this short course is on applying digital skills outside of a work context, for example in ways that will support learners to engage with family and friends, become active citizens and carry out simple personal and household tasks.

What will I learn?

This course will cover:

Week 1 - Digital skills to handle information
Find information online relating to areas of interest or to completing simple personal or household tasks

Week 2 – Create and edit digital content plus digital skills for communication
Create and save straightforward documents and sound, image or video files for personal use or for sharing with family or friends

Send online communications – to/from friends and family – in order to carry out a household/personal task

Week 3 – Go online and use digital devices safely and responsibly plus respond to technical problems

Identify common online risks and threats when using the internet

Recognise when a technical problem has occurred

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements associated with this course.

Additional Costs and Information

There are no additional course costs. The sessions are free to the community provided you earn under a certain threshold or are on Benefits. Should you need any additional information before applying please do contact us on

You should bring paper and pen with you to make notes although handouts will be provided.

This course will take place one day per week at the Chippenham campus, the dates and times are:
10.05.23-24.05.23 Wednesday 09:30-14:30

What Could I Do Next?

You could enrol on Digital Skills for Life and Work Progression - Stage 2 to further develop your skills.

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