Key facts

  • Start date: This course will run from September 2021 to February 2022
  • Duration: One evening per week (for 2.5 hours)
  • Location: Melton
  • Fees: Fully-funded

Your future

Upon successfully completing the Level 1 qualification, you can look to do Functional Skills ICT at Level 1 and Level 2.

Entry requirements

These are an important pre-requisite of skills you will need to have prior to starting:

  • Turning on a device (including entering and updating any account information safely, such as a password)
  • Using the available controls on a device (such as a mouse and keyboard for a computer, or touchscreen on a smartphone or tablet)
  • Making use of accessibility tools (including assistive technology) to make devices easier to use (such as changing display settings to make content easier to read)
  • Interacting with the home screen on a device
  • Connecting to the internet (including Wi-Fi) safely and securely, and opening a browser
  • Opening and accessing an application on a device


This qualification is available to study at:

  • Entry Level – designed for adults with no or little prior experience of using digital devices or the internet
  • Level 1 – designed for adults with some experience of using digital devices and the internet but lacking secure basic digital skills

Course information

This course will support the development of key digital skills, such as:

  • Creating and editing digital media
  • Using technology to communication
  • Buying and transacting online
  • How to stay safe and secure when using technology