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Pre-Access Digital Skills College Cert L1

  1. CampusMedway
  2. Course Length10 Weeks
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week Commencing31-10-2022
  5. Annual Fee£0

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The Details

This course equips student with the vital digital skills they need for further study. All education providers have been moving more of their teaching and learning online, using a range of online platforms to do so. It is essential that anyone coming into education as an adult has a range of digital skills and this college certificate provides them. It will make the student ready for further study in the digital age.

Course content:
- Using video communication technology effectively.
- Using business communication technology effectively.
- Organising your time using digital calendar technology.
- Using online cloud storage technology efficiently.
- Proper use of technology for the purposes of academic research.
- Developing the use of Microsoft software to present attractive and professional work.
- Employing technology like Excel to process data effectively.
- Effective use of Powerpoint to support presentations.
- Working securely online and follow organisational guidelines.
- Guidance on how to use the Learning Resource Centre and to research for an academic project.
- Referencing sources correctly for academic purposes using the Harvard referencing system.
- Working confidently and independently as a student in the digital age.

This course is targeted at adult students who are looking to come back into education and aspire to progressing their careers or further study with us.

Future Prospects

On successful completion of this course, students can progress to an Access to Higher Education programme and take one step closer to university-level study.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1105 careers interviews in 2020-2021! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Jade Elcock

      I applied for university previously and was told I didn’t have the right qualifications to go. I searched around to see if I could do my A Levels anywhere but there isn’t really anywhere in Medway that you can do it. I stumbled across the Access course and applied for it thinking maybe it would help. I’ve always wanted ...