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Digital Skills (Basic) to Support Employment

Course information

This course is designed to introduce adults to basic digital skills within IT. No prior knowledge of digital skills is required, as we provide you with the tools and resources to start your digital journey.
You will learn how to navigate around a computer and how to search for topics and jobs using the internet. You will also learn how to set up an email account and how to use this to support employment and how to use basic skills using Microsoft Word and Excel. The skills that you will learn from this course will allow you to progress to a L1 Functional Skill in IT and other courses within the school of Computer Science and Digital.


College certificate in basic digital skills to support employment

This course leads to...

L1 Functional Skills in IT, L1 Programming, The school offers a range of courses from L1 to L6 degree level.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, just a genuine interest in developing digital skills.

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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 162214

Course Year: 20/21

Course Duration: 3 Weeks


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £18,135 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for20/21 is 50.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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