Safe Start School

1,2& 4 Henry Square Chambers, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL67ST                                 Urn 147859     DFE 357/6007

Digital Skills

NCFE Digital Skills

This qualification will provide opportunities to acquire a number of skills. Students will gain both
knowledge and confidence in areas of IT and computing that will be invaluable to them once they
are ready to enter the world of work.


The aims of the qualification are to enable learners to:

  • Apply digital skills in personal and business situations
  • Understand how to maintain safety and security when using data and devices
  • Find and use information
  • Use digital resources to facilitate own learning and career progression
  • Communicate socially and professionally using technology
  • Use word processing software to create straightforward text and documents.