The purpose of this qualification is to allow you to demonstrate your understanding of and competency in digital literacy skills. It will help you to progress into roles where digital literacy skills are required.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.
This course is available:
- Fully online
All of our award-winning learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.
You will be required to complete a minimum of 150 study hours to complete the course.
The aims of this qualification are to:
- 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 will be required to complete all the following modules:
- Find and use information
- Safety and security when using data and digital devices
- Communicating and collaborating online
- Using word processing software Plus one of the following optional units:
- Using a computer
- Digital career development
Workers in this unit group clean, sweep and remove refuse from public thoroughfares.
337 people employed as Street Cleaners in the current year.
Cleaners and domestics clean interiors of private houses, shops, hotels, schools, offices and other buildings.
23676 people employed as Cleaners and Domestics in the current year.
Workers in this unit group perform a variety of elementary services occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 927: Other Elementary Services Occupations.
2024 people employed as Other Elementary Services Occupations n.e.c. in the current year.
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study.
(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
May 23, 2022
Following a rigorous selection process, the board of governors has announced Gary Potts as the new Principal of Northumberland College
May 12, 2022
Education Partnership North East (EPNE) has announced its gender pay gap results for 2021 which is significantly below the national average.
May 3, 2022
Helen Whately MP visited Sunderland College to find out how significant investment in facilities has revolutionised skills and education training