Essential digital skills for life - for deaf people (Entry 3)

Course Dates: 28/04/23 - 11/08/23
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Keeley Street
This course will build your confidence on how to use digital devices and the internet. This course has no exams.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
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Course Code: YC006

Fri, day, 28 Apr - 11 Aug '23

Duration: 15 sessions (over 16 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will cover all five skills areas: 1.Using devices and handling information; 2.Creating and editing; 3.Communicating; 4.Transactions; 5.Being safe and responsible online.

What will we cover?

Using devices
Finding and evaluating information
Managing and storing information
Identifying and solving technical problems
Developing digital skills.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Use devices
Find and evaluate information
Manage and store information
Identify and solve technical problems
Develop digital skills.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail: universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught in a deaf-only group with a tutor that is fluent in British Sign Language. Teaching will be in a supportive group setting, which involves pair and small group work. The interactive whiteboard and google classroom will also help your learning. Handouts and worksheets will allow you to build up a folder of work. You will be given homework on a regular basis and an opportunity for one to one tutorials with your tutor to discuss any individual learning needs that you have.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

It is recommended that you bring: appropriate stationary (e.g. pens, highlighter pens etc); a notebook; a file to keep your work and a memory stick for digital handouts/work.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

In order to complete this course successfully, you will be asked to do different tasks and tests. Also, your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your overall learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise you on what courses you can do next.

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