Central London Works Digital Skills Support

Go Train are working in partnership with Central London Works to improve your career prospects with our Fully Funded Digital Skills course. So if you’re setting out on a brand new career path, aiming higher in your job or starting your own business we can support you to improve your digital skills and reach your goals.

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.

• Apply digital skills in personal and business situations.
• Understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices.
• Find and use information.
• Use digital resources to facilitate own learning and career progression.
• Communicate socially and professionally using technology.
• Use word processing software to create straightforward text and documents.

You can gain your Certificate in Digital Skills using our new virtual classroom, where you can meet your tutor and chat via text, phone or video. You will be fully supported by our team and will be able to keep in contact with other learners the same way.

Digital Skills Certificate Level 1

Course Delivery: Online
Guided Learning Hours:
150 hours
Typical Course Completion Time:
6 weeks (5h per day) or 30 weeks (5h per week)
Awarding Body:
NCFE (603/3129/X)
Course Fees:
Fully funded for eligible learners*
Assessments:
Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence

Course Overview
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.

Benefits
• Gain a fully funded, nationally recognised qualification.
• Boost your confidence and career prospects.
• Distance learning allows you to choose when and where you study.
• Personal Tutors are assigned to you to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.
• Improve your online digital and IT skills, quickly and easily.

Embedded Skills
• Complex problem solving.
• Critical thinking.
• Cognitive flexibility.
• People management.
• Coordinating with others.
• Emotional intelligence.
• Judgment and decision making.
• Service orientation.
• Negotiation.

Course Aims
• Apply digital skills in personal and business situations.
• Understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices.
• Find and use information.
• Use digital resources to facilitate own learning and career progression.
• Communicate socially and professionally using technology.
• Use word processing software to create straightforward text and documents.

Helping Improve Your Skills
Every year Go Train help thousands of people improve their skills and confidence, to aim higher in their job and improve their career prospects. Our training is a mix of online, tutor led and self-paced learning in IT and computers, employment and work skills, customer service, retail and employability – delivered in a non-pressured adult environment.

Develop Skills Employers Want

Go Train believes the key to success is not just about you academic ability but rather a wholesome approach. These can be seen in our five employability pillars:

  • Motivation – Ready to take on new opportunities
  • Interpersonal Skills – Achieve goals with others
  • Overcome setbacks – Ready to try again
  • Self Esteem – Feel good about yourself
  • Time Management – Reliable and turn up on time
Flexible Learning

Go Train offers courses to adults through structured online training which can also be supported by safe, socially-distanced learning in centre. Tutors will always be available to offer support and advice when needed and to help you manage your learning so you complete in good time to achieve your career objectives, interview date or qualification.

Eligibility for Free Training

Go Train are co-financed by the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) so training is completely FREE if you are:

  • A UK resident or can provide Right to Work documents

and you are either

  • Unemployed
  • On other benefits
  • Earning less than £20,962 in London, £18,135 in West Midlands, £17,004 rest of England*
  • Working for a Kent/Essex based employer who has under 250 employees

*subject to terms and conditions.

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