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Digital and IT Skills - Level 2

Course code: WPAV007P

Subject area: Computing & Digital Technologies

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

Course details

Course time:

12:30 - 14:30

Days of week:


Course date:

23rd Sept 2024 - 14th Jul 2025

Course location:

Abingdon Campus

Contact details


01235 555 585

It is estimated that one in five adults lack basic digital skills. This qualification aims to enable learners to develop the digital skills they need for life, work, or further study. It builds on courses such as Essential Digital Skills Qualification Level 1 broadening and embedding digital skills , tools and techniques used regularly in work based scenarios.

The course is assessed by a self-generated portfolio of work and individual topic assignments .

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

The content of the qualifications is based on the National standards for essential digital skills April 2019. This qualification will enable learners to develop the digital skills they need for life, work, or further study as set out in the National standards for essential digital skills.

The course focuses on developing skills for life and introducing learners to skills for work and covers 5 skills areas:

1. Using devices and handling information

2. Creating and editing

3. Communicating

4. Transacting

5. Being safe and responsible online

Tea/Coffee are available to make, with a small charge.

To reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles/cups, there is a watercooler on site making it easy to refill your water bottle.

Free parking.

What next?
Level 2 Diploma or Level 3 Certificate or Non Accredited Professional Courses eg Excel Introduction
Entry criteria
You should be 19 years old or over on the 31st August 2024 prior to starting the course and have some basic computer skills. You should ideally be looking for work or wishing to improve your employment prospects by enrolling onto this course.

You will be invited to a short interview with the course leader. You will also be required to undertake an English Skills assessment as well as an initial assessment of your current digital skills to ensure you are applying to the correct level.

Fee information
This course is free to those who meet the eligibility criteria.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £360.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £360.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
Level 2 Certificate in Digital and IT Skills