NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work



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The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work is eligible for Adult Education Funding. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved the NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills.

Essential Site Skills will provide each learner with a laptop for the duration of the course.  

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.

This qualification will:

  • provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical skills.

Course Objectives

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

Mandatory Units

  1. Using and managing information
  2. Keeping yourself and others safe when using digital devices
  3. Communicating and collaborating online
  4. Digital career development

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work, learners are required to successfully complete all 4 mandatory units.

On completion of this course, learners will be awarded with an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work.

Progression Opportunities

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).

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.