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Digital skills

The way we live and work is increasingly moving online. Digital skills have become essential for work and life. Whether it be shopping, looking for work, catching up with the news or staying in touch with friends and family.

We offer our digital skills courses in a supportive environment where we encourage you to learn new skills and develop confidence with technology. We'll match you to a course suited to your needs and skills after an initial assessment meeting with our course advisors. When you complete your course you can progress on to a higher-level course and work towards qualifications.

Whether you're looking to improve your skills to help in everyday life or are looking to update them and gain qualifications, these courses can help you improve your confidence and communicate with others online.

Phone: 01634 338 400 or email adulteducation@medway.gov.uk to book an initial assessment.

 


Digital skills courses


Introduction to essential digital skills taster class

Do you have a computer or tablet, but need help with online basics, like shopping, or communicating with family and friends?

This short course will help you develop your computer skills so that you can take part in life online, including other online courses.

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Digital skills for beginners: entry level 1

Are you new to computers? If so, this is the course for you.

You will learn all the basics, including mouse and keyboard skills, using the internet and how to send an email.

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Digital skills for improvers: entry level 2

Do you already know the basics, such as how to use the internet, keyboard, and open emails?

This course will help you improve your skills. It will include suitable websites for those looking for jobs and housing.

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Digital skills for intermediates: entry level 2+

This course will include topics suitable for job searching, re-cap how to register with Universal Job match, download job applications and complete online applications.

It will show you how to edit or create a CV, a covering letter and upload email attachments or to job websites.

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Essential digital skills for work and life: level 3

This course is for you if you have reasonable basic computer experience and want to gain a nationally recognised qualification. It is not for beginners.

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Essential digital skills for work and life: level 1

This exciting new course is for you if have good computer experience and want to gain a modern nationally recognised qualification.

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Introduction to using spreadsheets

We've designed this course to introduce you to the spreadsheet environment and its tools.

The programme will allow you to play with spreadsheet tools to add, modify and delete data.

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Improving your spreadsheet skills

This course will give you the opportunity to bring your spreadsheet skills up to a proficient level.

Completion of this module will enable you to learn some advanced tools and techniques of the spreadsheet applications.

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Understanding Coding: level 2

This qualification is for learners who want to learn about coding.

The qualification may also support progression into further study in coding or other topics within the digital sector.

Principles of cyber security: level 2

This nationally recognised qualification is designed to introduce you to the principles of cyber security and increase sector awareness.

You'll learn about the principles and understanding of roles and issues relating to cyber security.

It will also help you progress on to studying cyber security at a higher level.

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I’ve learnt a lot and have been able to use what I’ve learnt on my computer at home. MAE Learner


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