VRQ Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

Peter Symonds College
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VRQ Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

What does this qualification cover?

The purpose of this qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate understanding of and competency in digital literacy skills. It will help learners progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required. The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:

  • Understand how to protect devices and data
  • Communicate socially and professionally using technology
  • Apply digital skills in personal and business situations
  • Use digital resources to facilitate their own career progression.

This course is available to study online or through distance learning.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This qualification is suitable for learners aged pre-16 and above.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

This is a knowledge-only qualification. Work/industry placement experience is not required however those who are in work can provide evidence from real-life situations.

Training Course Content

How is this qualification structured?

To be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Using and managing information
  • Unit 02 Keeping yourself and others safe when using digital devices
  • Unit 03 Communicating and collaborating online
  • Unit 04 Digital career development

Continuing Studies

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • NCFE Level 2 Award/Certificate in Digital Promotion for Business
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)
  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles
  • NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (General)
  • NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (Business).

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Peter Symonds College AHED

AHED is the Adult and Higher Education division of Peter Symonds College. We offer a diverse selection of courses to suit all levels of learners, from introductory courses right through to full honours degrees, providing students with clear progression routes within...

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Peter Symonds College

Peter Symonds College Adult & Higher Education Division, Stoney Lane, Weeke, Winchester
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