Digital Skills for Work Level 2

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work

Prove your IT abilities by developing and demonstrating your tech skills with this Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work.

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Overview

Prove your IT abilities by developing and demonstrating your IT and tech skills with this Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work.

Digital literacy is the ability to use IT and tech to find, evaluate, create and communicate information. Across the four mandatory units of the course, you will gain all of the knowledge that someone would need in a work role where digital literacy skills are required.

The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to:

  • understand how to protect devices and data
  • communicate socially and professionally using technology
  • apply digital skills in personal and business situations
  • use digital resources to facilitate own career progression

What you'll learn

Unit 1 - Using and managing information

This unit covers how to search for and select appropriate information to meet personal and organisational needs. Learners will understand how to evaluate the information they find, understand copyright, and be able to store information in line with organisational procedures.

Unit 2 - Keeping yourself and others safe when using digital devices

In this unit learners will understand the importance of protecting personal and business’ data and devices. They will also learn how to use equipment in line with health and safety legislation.

Unit 3 - Communicating and collaborating online

In this unit, learners will learn how to communicate and collaborate online using a range of technology.

Unit 4 - Digital career development

This unit teaches learners how to manage and promote their digital reputation and online identity. They’ll be able to use social media and the internet to search and prepare applications for voluntary and paid employment and use technology to facilitate personal and professional learning and career progression.

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Awarding Body

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NCFE is the leader in vocational and technical learning committed to powering a more intelligent education eco-system. We combine over 170 years of experience with deep insight into what is needed and what works.

From world-class qualifications and content to new assessment methodologies, from innovative technology platforms to partnership opportunities with our network of expert collaborators – NCFE galvanises the education sector to shape the most innovative solutions for individual learning needs.  In doing this, we’re working for a fairer education system for all learners to power inclusivity and choice.

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Course Outcome

Upon completion of all 4 mandatory units, learners will receive an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Work certificate, along with a Learner Unit Summary which lists all the details of the units you have completed. 

A partial certificate can be requested for learners who didn’t achieve their full qualification but have
achieved at least one whole unit.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Award/Certificate in Digital Promotion for Business
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Cyber Security
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Coding
  • Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business: IT Level 3 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (General)
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (Business).
  • Level 3 Certificate in Cyber Security Practices
  • Level 3 Certificate in Coding Practices
  • Level 3 Certificate in User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI)

How is this course assessed or examined?

While studying your course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, posters, leaflets, presentations, PowerPoint presentations, video/audio recordings, and work-based and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course.

All units will be individually and internally assessed using a range of methods. You will produce a portfolio of evidence that will be quality-assured externally.

This is a regulated qualification. The regulated number for this qualification is 603/3114/8.

Entry requirements

There are no specific learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification in IT. This qualification is suitable for learners of all ages.

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How much do exams cost?

Many of our courses do not require exams however, A-levels, GCSEs and some other courses do require exams to complete the qualification. Exam fees are additional to the cost of the course and prices vary depending on the course and where you sit them – find out more.

Planning on studying A-levels or GCSEs with us? We can add your exams during enrolment and blend them into your monthly payment plan if you wish. If you’re not ready to book your exam(s) yet, you can book them at a later date – all of the information is available on MyOxbridge under NEAS and Exams.

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Yes! One of the many benefits of being an Oxbridge student is that you get access to great discounts with a Student Beans account! Eligibility criteria apply and acceptance is made at the discretion of Student Beans. Find out how to sign up.

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Are business courses worth it?

Definitely, business and management courses can be used to advance up the ladder by proving to your employers that you’re dedicated and eager to learn.

They can also be used as evidence to prospective employers that you’d be a valuable addition to their team.

Finally, if you’re contemplating launching your own company, business and management courses can help you find your feet, hone your skills and become a success.

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Why study business and management courses online with Oxbridge?

We offer a huge selection of business-focussed courses such as Business GCSE and Level 3 Diploma in Skills for Business and nationally recognised project management qualifications, such as Prince2.

Whether you’re self-employed, climbing the ladder or struggling to get a foothold, showing initiative and gaining additional business qualifications can set you apart from the competition.

When you opt to study online with Oxbridge, you also gain tons of additional benefits such as: Not having to quit your job to navigate set lesson timetables; studying around your social life, at times that best suit you; one-on-one time with a qualified tutor who specialises in the subject you’re studying; top-quality learning materials, including quizzes, videos and e-books; the potential to achieve a pass rate that’s 20% higher than the national average and more.

If you’d like to find out more about studying business and management with Oxbridge, speak with one of our learning advisers via live chat.

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What are the different types of management courses?

Management is a far-reaching subject and involves the study of a variety of managerial practices. Whether you’re investigating how you can better serve your team and employer or are expanding your skills to run your own business, an online management course offers flexibility that you won’t find in a more traditional educational setting.

Managerial courses vary depending on the industry you are working in. Some of these courses include:

Team Leading Skills and Principles of Management.

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What are the different types of business courses?

Business is one of the most popular fields of study worldwide. In today’s ever-increasing competitive job market, you can ensure that you stand out from the crowd with an accredited, industry-recognised business course.

There are a variety of online business courses available to study, depending on your goal. Just a few of the courses you could invest include Starting Your Own Business.

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