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Level 2 Certificate in Principles for Digital Skills Free Course

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5-10 weeks
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Course description

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles for Digital Skills - Funded Online Course

This qualification is aimed at anyone who is either currently in employment or searching for employment, particularly those who wish to develop their digital skills in relation to the management of information and digital safety, security and communication. Anyone with a basic understanding of IT skills who is searching for career progression, or wishing to improve their digital skills for their own personal use, would benefit from this course. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 14 and above.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level 2 qualification

Certified Awarding Body: TQUK

Training Course Content

Developing digital career skills

In this unit, you will explore a range of digital skills, their relevance and how to improve your own digital skills. You will also look at social media and the internet in relation to employment opportunities, what forms an online identity, and how to use digital skills in career progression.

Management of information

You will be asked to look at how to gather reliable information using different techniques, as well as copyright regulations and what happens when these are breached. You will also be asked to explore different storage methods for data management and why these are in place, plus the benefits and limitations of these methods.

Digital device safety awareness

You will learn about types of threats to data and how to protect it, as well as considering data protection legislation. You will also be asked to look at health and safety legislation regarding the use of digital equipment and how the risks can be reduced.

Communication and productivity

In this unit, you will learn how to communicate effectively using a range of technology, including email, online meeting and collaboration tools, and digital networks. You will also be asked to understand the advantages and disadvantages of these methods and look at safety issues and support related to social media.

Digital security

In this unit, you will be able to identify a range of security threats and system protection methods, as well as exploring current legislation around system and data protection and organisational policies and procedures relating to this.

Course delivery details

Course Length: On average, this course is completed within 5 – 10 weeks. But the more time you dedicate, the sooner you can complete it. The pace of the learning is up to you.

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Expenses

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2001
  • You must currently live in Greater London
  • You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
  • Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
  • If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)

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