Essential Skills: Digital Literacy



This qualification will focus on improving capabilities with a computer, including:

  • Online safety and responsibility.

  • Understanding the necessary tools and techniques for organising, sharing and protecting information.

  • Understanding the ways online technology can increase learning and development.

  • Using digital media to create resources and complete tasks.

  • How to evaluate the truth and usefulness of digital information.

Assessment Structure:

  • Controlled Task: learners will need to demonstrate their understanding by completing a written task within a time limit under controlled conditions.

Level 1

Controlled Task: 4 hours

Level 2

Controlled Task: 5 hours