Digital Citizen
Description

The Digital Citizen programme outlines the basic skills needed to use a computer and the Internet. This specially designed module teaches candidates how to complete everyday tasks in a confident way.


Digital Citizen is designed for complete beginners and is open to everyone regardless of status, education, age or ability. There are many people who have never used a computer but are aware of the Internet and its possible uses. If you would like to know more about computers and the Internet but feel learning these new skills is too complicated, then the Digital Citizen programme is for you.


Digital Citizen is designed to be the first step for candidates to engage with the digital world. Candidates who successfully pass the Digital Citizen programme, may wish to continue their learning, by registering for the Digital Citizen Plus programme and the ICDL Workforce Modules.

What will I learn?
What will I learn?

Candidates who complete the Digital Citizen programme will gain the skills needed in order
to progress onto Digital Citizen Plus, the ICDL Workforce modules and beyond. They will be able to:

  • understand how to start up and shut down a computer

  • understand how to navigate the Desktop and how to store files

  • understand how to create, save and edit a document

  • understand how to use search engines, use online services and evaluate online information

  • Communicate online via email and instant messaging

Online E-Learning

Entry requirements
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent, fluency in the English language and intermediate computer literacy level are required.

  • You will be required to complete and pass a basic IT Literacy entry quiz at the start of the course, if you do not pass the quiz you will not be able to continue with the programme.

  • All students should have access to a PC or laptop running a supported version of Windows (e.g Windows 10)Apple/Android devices are not supported and cannot be used for this course.

  • A broadband connection is essential to stream video content.

  • You require a web browser to view content and access web platforms. You will receive an Office 365 licence to use for the duration of the course.

Certification and Assessment

ICDL Profile Certificate in Digital Citizen

When can I start?
Duration
Course Fee
Module Brochure

Payment Options

Payment in full through Lir Shop, or by secure Payment Link

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