About the course
The Digital Skills is a new entry-level qualification we are offering as part of our IT Centre. They are IT skills qualifications that are recognised by employers and designed to improve your employability!
You will develop a range of basic IT skills and knowledge such as how to use the Internet, online safety, create Word documents and open a social networking account.
Digital Skills is the only funded qualification (England and Wales) that offers a complete employability skills solution for you.
The courses are delivered in our IT Centre at College Green.
The IT Centre opening times are:
- Monday 9:00 – 16:30
- Tuesday 12:30 – 20:00
- Wednesday 9:00 – 16:30
- Thursday 09:00 – 16:30
- Friday 09:00 – 12:00
It is advised to pick a time that you can attend each week regularly as this has proved the most effective with past learners.
Benefits for Students
As a student of City of Bristol College, you will have free access to:
Microsoft Office, which includes Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as access to Office 365, which gives you online access to the web-based applications and 1TB of personal cloud storage space.
The Latest Adobe Creative Cloud Applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Premier, Dreamweaver, Animate and many many more. You will also have access to Adobe Online and use of Adobes online platforms and cloud storage space for all your work and resources. This would normally cost you £15 per month but is absolutely free as part of your course.
There are no formal entry requirements, but we will need to undertake an initial assessment to make sure you have the basic literacy skills to complete the course content and put in place teh right support for you.