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Level E

Computing for Beginners – Digital Skills (EVENING)


This introductory course will allow learners to develop their confidence in the digital skills they need for everyday life and work.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Using a digital device, search engines and handling information
  • Creating and editing documents, images, audio and video
  • Communicating using email and other online communication tools (e.g., Microsoft Teams, Zoom, WhatsApp)
  • Paying for items and services online
  • Being safe and responsible online


This course is ideal for those who are fairly new to using computers and digital devices such as smartphones and tablets.

It is also suitable for those who are self-taught and have never had any formal training, or for people who want a brief introduction in Microsoft Office, which is the most utilised software in the workplace.

There are no formal entry requirements.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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