Essential Digital Skills Qualification

The BCS Essential Digital Skills Qualification at Glasgow Clyde College has been developed to introduce you to basic IT skills and how to be safe online.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

The BCS Digital Skills qualification covers the following areas:

1. Using devices and handling information

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • System settings
  • Using search engines
  • Storing information
  • Solving technical problems

 2. Creating and editing documents, digital media, and processing numerical data

  • Word
  • Presentations
  • Spreadsheets

 3. Communicating and sharing online

  • Video calls
  • Social media
  • Online identity

4. Transactions

  • Using online services
  • Buying securely online

5. Being safe and responsible online

  • Online safety
  • Online risks and threats
  • Digital wellbeing

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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