Digital Functional Skills

Qualification Digital functional Skills
Subject Area Information Technology
Attendance on-site
Age Group(s) Adults

Course outline

Unlock your potential with our qualification in Digital Functional Skills. This program empowers you to master essential digital skills, enhancing your ability to navigate and thrive in today's tech-driven world. Gain practical knowledge and hands-on experience with digital services and products, equipping you with the tools you need for everyday success. Join us and transform your digital fluency into a valuable asset for your future

This qualification aims to:

  • enable learners to gain confidence and fluency in their use of digital knowledge and skills, and develop a positive attitude towards the use of digital skills
  • enable learners to develop an appreciation of the importance of digital skills in the workplace and in life generally
  • enable learners to demonstrate their knowledge and skills by applying these to complete tasks and activities
  • provide a basis for further study, work and life

Qualification objectives

The qualification enables learners to initiate and participate in digital and online activities safely in the workplace and in other real-life contexts

  • provide reliable evidence of a learner’s achievements against content that is relevant to the workplace and real life
  • provide assessment of a learner’s knowledge and skills, as well as their ability to apply these in different contexts
  • provide a foundation for progression into employment or further education and develop skills for everyday life

Entry requirements

The course has no entry requirements but it is preferred that has an interest in photography and has a basic level of written English

What can it lead to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to Level 1 Digital Functional Skills

What are the course outcomes?

The objectives of this qualification are to:

  • support learners to progress into employment in creative industries including photography, art

and design, craft, animation and moving image production.

  • support learners to progress onto further qualifications at Level 2 in creative subjects including

photography, art and design, craft, animation and moving image production.

Who the course is aimed at

The qualification is aimed at learners wishing to develop their confidence an understanding of digital skills

Course content

  • Using devices and handling information
  • Creating and editing
  • Communicating
  • Transacting
  • Being safe and responsible online

How will you be assessed?

This qualification is externally assessed and externally marked

The assessment consists of one component:

  • an externally set and assessed assessment which comprises:

section 1: externally set and assessed MCQ and SAQ paper, completed under externally assessed conditions.

section 2: externally set and assessed skills tasks, completed under external assessment conditions.

External assessments are designed by NCFE and scheduled by the centre. Upon completion, the

assessment is marked by NCFE. Results are subsequently released from 6 working days of the

assessment being uploaded; however, there may be occasions when we release new assessments into

the bank which would delay the results turnaround. Centres will be notified in advance of this happening

Is there an interview?


Equipment Required?

There are no specific resource requirements for this qualification.

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