In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, being digitally literate is essential for personal, educational and professional success. It involves not only basic computer skills but also the capacity to critically evaluate information, discern credible sources and safeguard your online presence.

Our Introduction to Digital Literacy short course will equip you with the tools to understand how the world has changed due to technology, adapt to ever-changing technologies and empower you to communicate, collaborate and solve problems in the digital realm.

Your training will focus on:

  • Responding to clients needs
  • Workplace health and safety knowledge
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Supporting people with mental health barriers
  • How to increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
  • Working with diverse communities

This is a Government-funded short course that can open up new employment opportunities and pathway into an accredited course across various vocational areas.

  • Blended: Face-to-face and online
  • Part-time: 20 hours

Extremely broad; digital skills are required in most jobs

No formal assessment is required in this course. There will be learning activities to demonstrate knowledge and understanding.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

All students will engage in a language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy (LLND) activity to evaluate potential support requirements.

No Units of Competence are contained within this short course.

This course is fully funded by the Adult Community and Further Education (ACFE) Board.

Part-time: 20 hours

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