Digital Skills:
Level 1

This course gets you comfortable with the basics of computers and using the internet. You’ll learn about how to stay safe online, social media platforms, image and video editing tools, virtual reality and more! Complete level 1 to unlock level 2.

3.2 hrs
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What you will learn and how you will benefit

  • Learn about the basics of computers, including key terms and fixes for common troubleshooting issues.

  • Learn essential skills to navigate the internet effectively, including techniques to make your searches more specific, and how you can keep yourself safe online.

  • Learn about the digital tools that are changing our world and how you can benefit from them, from social media to video editing software.

This course is for people that are looking to gain the digital skills required for most workplaces.

Boost your digital literacy:

Understanding the basics of computers, devices, web browsers, and online tools will increase your confidence in using technology and make you more productive in your personal and professional life.

Learn to use new tools:

Learning about collaboration and communication tools will enable you to connect with others more efficiently and effectively.

Maximise your creativity:

Learning about new topics and tools such as basic video editing and production, new realities, and online video can inspire you to get creative and develop new skills in content creation.

Feel safer online:

Understanding online safety essentials, troubleshooting, and the power of search will enable you to use the internet safely and securely, protecting your personal information and avoiding common online scams.


Is previous knowledge required?

Not at all. This is level 1 of the digital skills course so it’s a perfect place to start! Jump in and learn essential digital skills today!

Level 1

This is where you’ll start your digital journey. It will give you an understanding of digital skills required to move to the next levels.

Level 2

You’ll need your Digital Skills Level 1 badge in order to progress to level 2. You’ll step up your digital knowledge.

Level 3

You’ll need your Digital Skills Level 1 and 2 badges in order to progress to level 3. This is the most advanced Digital Passport content.


What will I get at the end?

Once you complete Digital Skills Level 1, you will:

Have foundational digital skills

You will gain the necessary knowledge to feel confident using digital tools to complete tasks - both at home and in the workplace.

Earn your first badge

Get a Digital Skills Level 1 badge to showcase your skills on your CV and LinkedIn, and impress potential employers.

Unlock Digital Skills Level 2

By completing Digital Skills Level 1, you will unlock modules covering more advanced areas of digital skills, so you can continue on your learning journey.

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