What will I learn?

The qualification covers 5 key areas

  • Using devices and handling information – using hardware and software, searching and navigating.
  • Creating and editing – using apps to enter and edit information, capturing/saving multimedia.
  • Communicating – sending and receiving communications.
  • Transactions – e-commerce and buying online
  • Being safe and responsible online – being safe online, protecting your data, etc.

    Where will it lead me?

    This qualification focuses on helping people bridge the gap from digitally disengaged to digital first. The skills you will acquire will allow you to become digitally mobile, transact online, explore technologies and interact with friends and families. All important skills in the world of employment and growing trends in society.

    Entry Requirements

    An assessment will help determine whether Entry 3 or Level 1 is most suitable.

    Fee Details 1

    Free if aged 19+ and have digital skills assessed at below level 1

    Fee Details 2

    Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

    Cambridge and Peterborough
    Greater London Authority
    Greater Manchester
    Liverpool City Region
    North of Tyne Combined Authority
    Sheffield City Region**
    Tees Valley
    West of England
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire**

    **from 1/8/21

    Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.

    ^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a devolved funding area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident: https://www.andover.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/

    If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

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    • 13/01/2022 - 19/05/2022 (AWL1EDS/P11)




    Andover College, SP10 1EJ


    18:30 - 20:00