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Principles for Digital Skills in Employment Certificate Level 2

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    Part Time

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    14 Weeks

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    Distance Learning

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    Anytime

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This Level 2 Principles for Digital Skills in Employment Certificate is beneficial for anyone with an interest in developing their Digital Skills in Employment. The purpose of the qualification is to increase the awareness of the importance of digital skills in modern society and to help you improve your knowledge and capability in digital skills. It will aid you in developing digital career skills, the management of information, digital security, communication and productivity.

This qualification can be used to update and continue your professional development (CPD) and to develop knowledge/skills relevant to the occupational specialisation. This qualification will benefit anyone who already works in a role where digital skills are used and will support those who wish to improve their digital skills and progress into a role where these skills are required.

What will I do?

During the Level 2 Principles for Digital Skills in Employment Certificate you will study:

  • Unit 1 – Developing digital career skills
  • Unit 2 – Management of Information
  • Unit 3 – Digital device safety awareness
  • Unit 4 – Communication and Productivity
  • Unit 5 – Digital Security

As this is an adult learning course, you will need to be aged be 19+ as at 31st August prior to the start of the current academic year. You will also need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in English/Literacy or equivalent, as the course requires you write your answers for assessment purposes. We can provide the opportunity to complete your Level 1 English course by following the link below:

English and Maths

We can also assess your English/Literacy level before you enrol for the Distance Learning course to see if you are currently working to this level. Please contact distancelearning@boston.ac.uk to request further information.

To assist in completion of this qualification, it may help to be working in, or have access to, the chosen sector. If you already have a higher-level qualification in this specialism, it may impact on your eligibility.

Distance Learning course are studied from home, work, or any location you wish.

This course can only be studied via the below methods:

  • Fully online learning and assessment

This course is currently being subsidised by Boston College and is therefore FREE* of charge.

We do accept that sometimes there are exceptional circumstances that prohibit you from completing these courses. If you find yourself struggling with the qualification, our support staff will always try to help you find a workable resolution. However, if you are studying a free course and choose to withdraw, you may have to pay a non-completion fee of £85 to cover the administration costs, materials and registration fees.

*subject to eligibility.

You will be allocated your own study pack, (online), and will be supported by a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will work through a series of tasks and activities to assist in gaining the qualification. There will be written assessments related to the content.

Successful completion of the course will lead to a better understanding of the subject, which may improve your career prospects. You could also progress onto other qualifications in this field, or further Distance Learning courses to continue your CPD.

Other Distance Learning courses that may be of interest are:

  • Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business Administration
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Customer Service
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Team Leading

Other options for further study are:

  • Higher Education Qualifications
  • Apprenticeships
  • Adult Learning Courses

How to Apply.

Applying for a course is easy, just click ‘Apply for this course’ below.

Alternatively for more information on this course, please call our Information Line on 01205 313218

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