Essential Digital Skills for Work

Entry Level 3

Essential Digital Skills for Work - Entry 3 is a qualification accredited by our awarding organisation, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT and certificated on successful completion of an online exam.

This is a self guided online training course which you can access anytime, anywhere as long as you have access to a computer and internet connection.

The course fee includes:

  • Registration with BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Online courseware - 1 year access
  • Online diagnostic (mock) tests
  • Online invigilated tests visa MS Teams.

The BCS qualifications cover all five skills areas set out in the national standards:

  1. Using devices and handling information.
  2. Creating and editing.
  3. Communicating.
  4. Transactions.
  5. Being safe and responsible online.

The BCS Entry Level Essential Digital Skills for Work (Entry 3) qualification is composed of five skill areas:

  • Using Devices and Handling Information
    Learners will be able to navigate devices and the internet to find and store information.

  • Creating and Editing
    Learners will be able to create a variety of document types and perform straightforward editing techniques.

  • Communicating
    Learners will be able to communicate and manage contacts using a suitable online method such as email or video calling.

  • Transacting
    Learners will be able to fill in online forms to make safe, secure purchases.

  • Being Safe and Responsible Online
    Learners will know how to keep devices and information secure. Learners will also be able to identify and demonstrate responsible behaviour and report any concerns.

As a BCS Approved Training and Test Centre, Cleverclogs Training can offer both centre based or remote invigilation of ICDL Tests, at mutually convenient date and time in your home, at work or an alternate venue that meets the requirements of the Awarding Body.

Ready to test your skills? The assessment is designed to be convenient and flexible. You'll take two online tests, each lasting 45 minutes, that you can complete at your own pace.

These tests cover all five essential digital skill areas:

  • Using Devices & Handling Information
  • Communicating Online
  • Creating & Editing Content
  • Finding & Using Information
  • Problem-Solving & Security

Scoring Made Simple:

Each test is worth a portion of the total 100 marks available. Your scores from both tests will be combined to determine your overall result.

Passing with Confidence:

To earn the qualification, you'll need to achieve a score of at least 68%. We're confident you'll have the skills and knowledge to succeed!

Master Digital Skills, Open Doors to Opportunity:

Completing this course equips you with the digital know-how you need to launch your career or skyrocket it to the next level. You'll gain:

  • Solid Knowledge: Master essential digital tools and techniques.
  • Confidence Boost: Become a pro user, ready to tackle any digital challenge.
  • Real-World Experience: Put your skills to the test and be prepared to impress in the workplace.

Ready for More? After conquering this course, consider tackling the BCS Level 1 Essential Digital Skills for Work qualification. It's a stepping stone to further specialization or a great way to solidify your foundational knowledge.

The BCS Entry Level 3 Essential Digital Skills for Work qualification offers a variety of benefits for learners, both personally and professionally:

Increased Employability:

  • Stand Out in the Job Market: By demonstrating proficiency in essential digital skills, you become a more attractive candidate to potential employers. This qualification shows initiative and a commitment to upskilling, making you a valuable asset.
  • Career Advancement: For those already employed, mastering these digital skills can open doors to promotions or new opportunities within your current company.

    Enhanced Confidence and Skills:

  • Bridge the Digital Divide: This qualification equips you with the foundational digital knowledge and skills needed to navigate the modern workplace. You'll gain confidence using technology for everyday tasks and problem-solving.

  • Empowerment & Efficiency: Mastering essential digital tools empowers you to work more efficiently and effectively. You'll be able to manage tasks, communicate, and access information with ease.

Stronger Foundation for Further Learning:

  • Stepping Stone to More Advanced Skills: This qualification serves as a springboard for further learning in digital skills. You can progress to higher-level BCS qualifications like the Level 1 Essential Digital Skills for Work or explore specialized programs in areas like data analysis or cybersecurity.
  • Life-Long Learning: The digital landscape constantly evolves. This qualification equips you with the foundational skills and confidence to continue learning and adapting to new technologies throughout your career.

Overall, the BCS Entry Level 3 Essential Digital Skills for Work qualification empowers you to participate confidently in the digital world, both in the workplace and in your personal life.

Essential Digital Skills for Work - Entry 3

QAN: 603/6957/7


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5 Modules

2 x Diagnostics (mock tests)

1 x  Knowledge Test

1 x Skills Test

BSC Certification

50 GLA / 64 TQT

Proof of ID is required by BCS at registration.

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