Digital skills: Intermediate
Free 12-week course: Skills Bootcamp in Digital Marketing
- A guaranteed job interview
- Access to Level 3 Apprenticeship opportunities
- Or start your own Business
Delivered by We Are Digital within the North West
Who is this course for?
- Aged 19+
- Recently made unemployed, self-employed, or working part-time and seeking a new career
- People living in the North West, West Midlands, or London region
Flexible start dates from now to early January 2022. The course is for 4 days a week, 3 hours a day, and delivered remotely from your choice of morning, afternoon or evening sessions.
Are you tech savvy and would love to work in the digital tech world? Maybe you have a computer related qualification but don't know how to take the first step into a career. You could be someone who had worked in non-tech sectors previously but now want to make that move into the digital world, or maybe you enjoy coding and would now love to build a career in this constantly developing sector.
About the Digital Edge Programme:
The programme sees Catch22 find and recruit candidates aged 18 to 45 years old with a range of challenges – from gender and ethnicity barriers, homelessness, mental health issues, school exclusion and disability. It then supports them to access a digital apprenticeship and entry level IT job with a local employer within Microsoft’s network of customers and partners.
Digital Edge aims to understand what can help broaden the opportunity of an apprenticeship and entry level IT job to those who currently face barriers to access the programme, and what support employers looking to diversify their workforce might need.
What you will gain
- An understanding of digital apprenticeships and entry-level IT jobs
- An insight into the digital and technology sector
- Awareness of key employability skills
- Learned how to complete a tailored CV, cover letter, and applications for the technology sector
- Developed their interview skills and techniques
- The ability to set future career goals
Once the programme is completed, participants can access ongoing 1-2-1 employability support
- Aged between 18 & 45
- Access to a laptop or desktop computer with access to the internet
- Not currently working or in education
- Good level of computer skills
- Desire to work within Digital and Technology
How to enrol and more information
Tel: 07818 090 215
Visit the Digital Edge website:
GMYM are currently working alongside HIVE Manchester to signpost young people into an exciting ‘Digital People’ course that supports young people to develop networking, coding and cyber skills.
It is an accessible programme and is aimed at supporting young people towards employment. It will be working alongside professionals from CISCO in a mentoring capacity - a top IT company that will support young people to identify further training and employment routes relevant to the skills they have developed.
Next steps IT skills
Ideal for learners who would like to improve existing IT skills. Subjects include: email, shopping online, saving money online, an introduction to online office apps and an introduction to cloud technologies.
Time and contact details
Call Janet on 07482 606808
Next steps Microsoft Office
Are you looking to update your CV, use email to apply for jobs, prepare for interviews or identify your transferrable skills?
The above courses are all face to face delivered from:
The Agnes Hopkins Community Centre, 63 Clarendon Road, Swinton, M27 4BQ.
All usual Covid-19 precautions are followed. Learners are asked to wear their face mask throughout the session. Sanitising wipes and hand gel are available. Each attendee’s temperature will be checked via an infra red thermometer at the start of the session
What you need to know
Courses are free to all Salford residents aged 19+, working or otherwise, who have lived in Europe/UK for three years or more and on the understanding that the learner will complete and return a learner journal to Corinth as proof of attendance.
- Full T&C apply. E&OE.
- Enrolment requires a valid UK/European passport, UK birth certificate or residence permit.
How to apply
Telephone - Paul or Janet on 07482 606808,
Level 1 Certificate in Digital Skills course overview
Digital Skills, once a niche skillset, are now a workplace essential. This NCFE Level 1 qualification will allow learners to demonstrate their understanding and competency in digital literacy skills. It will help learners to progress to a work role where digital literacy skills are required.
This qualification will provide opportunities to acquire several practical skills with the objective of this qualification are to enable learners to apply digital skills in personal and business situations to understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices and to find and use information using digital resources to facilitate own learning and career progression.
Level 1 in Digital skills Course objectives
The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners 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
Phone - 01158970529
Address - Monarch House, Chrysalis Way, Eastwood NG16 3RY
Fully Funded Functional Skills courses for everyone
Are you an employer wanting to develop your staff. Are you an employee who remains furloughed or maybe facing redundancy and you want to gain a new qualification, or are you currently unemployed or perhaps Volunteering.
Functional skills are the core English, mathematics and information and communication technology (ICT) skills people need to solve problems in their work and private lives. Studying these fundamental courses using real-life contexts can allow you to apply them to real-life practical scenarios.
Functional skills provides people of all skills and education levels with a more relatable way of learning and applying their knowledge.
If you are ready to gain a new qualification, boost your CV, looking for promotion opportunities or to overcome a new challenge then contact us today for more information on how to apply to access these fully funded online courses.
What you achieve
Access Level 1 and 2 English, Maths, or ICT at NO COST (Level 2 is equivalent to a 4 or 9 (C to A*) GCSE)
- 19+ as of 31 August 2020
- Lived in UK/Eu for 3 years or more
Jo Bushby, Relationship Manager
Based in Greater Manchester?
Thanks to our partnership with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), Babington can offer a selection of free online training programmes, that are supported by specialist trainers and result in a nationally recognised qualification!
Why not use this opportunity to boost your skills in the areas that employers look for?
Digital Skills For Work
Digital technology is fast becoming an essential part of the running of any business. With the digital skills gap on the increase, many roles now require an element of digital skills and organisations need to ensure that staff have the right knowledge to run utilise it effectively. This qualification enhances your competency in digital literacy skills, supporting you within your current job role or giving the opportunity for progression into a role where digital skills are required.
What does the qualification cover
- 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
How is the course delivered
This course is completed via our online learning platform supported with interactive resources and webinars to cover the key topics where you can interact with a tutor and your peers. You will be supported throughout by one of our tutors who will review your progress.
- There is no start date as the course is always available. You can commence when you are ready.
- Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills For Work
- Aged 19 or over
- Resident of England only
- Looking for a job or looking to progress and gain new skills at work
- UK or EU resident of three years or longer or outside of the EU
- An apprenticeship or further learning
- A new job
- Develop your skills with your current employer, and progress
How to apply
There are a number of funding options, based on circumstance. See this link for further details: LINK
There are many courses on offer,
This qualification is designed is to prepare learners for employment and/or support a role in the workplace through the development of their ICT knowledge and skills.
The content of the qualifications is designed to allow learners to achieve a variety of ICT skills that can be used in attempting to gain employment to expand existing skills and knowledge of ICT systems.
Topics covered include: Using devices and handling information, creating and editing information, and being safe and responsible online.
Get in touch, call 0151 4857500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Practical Job Training with Salford Red Devils
Salford Reds Foundation are running an innovative scheme aimed at raising your chances of employment through practical training in job related subjects, such as CVs, Interviews and access to a variety of accredited courses all for FREE.
Starting Thursday 29th July and will be running every Thursday until the end of the year 10am until 2pm at Eccles Sixth Form College.
This programme is free of charge and Pre-booking is required as spaces are limited!
Please email email@example.com or call 07538042666 to book your place or to find out more information!