Essential Digital Skills

Guided Learning Hours: 46 hours (Typically delivered over 5 weeks, 1 day per week)
Awarding Organisation: TLM
Qualification Level: Entry Level 3 or Level 1

Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at adults with no or little prior experience of using digital devices or the internet who wish to enhance their information technology skills. It is for individuals who primarily wish to gain IT skills for life, with aspects of IT skills for work supporting perhaps training or preparation for employment (or initial induction) where IT plays a part. 

What does this qualification cover?

All the content of the qualification relates directly to the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to support adults to begin to access information technology having had no or little prior experience of using digital devices or the internet. The qualification is six credits in size-built up from five units:

  • Unit 1 Using devices and handling information
  • Unit 2 Creating and editing
  • Unit 3 Communicating
  • Unit 4 Transacting
  • Unit 5 Being safe and responsible online

Learning and assessment method: Assignment / exam and practical observation