Digital Citizen Plus
Technology is a key element of modern life and workplace, however many people have had very little exposure to computers or the internet and may find the need to develop the necessary digital skills for everyday tasks or for the modern workplace daunting.
Digital Citizen Plus is designed for beginners and is open to everyone regardless of status, education, age or ability. The module helps to remove the fear of using a computer by employing a skills-based approach to educating individuals in the basics of using a computer, email and the internet
The Digital Citizen Programme does not require you to pass a test and is designed to build confidence levels, before progressing on the path to digital literacy certification with the ICDL Workforce Programme and beyond.
Candidates who complete the Digital Citizen Plus programme will gain the skills needed in order to progress onto the ICDL Workforce modules and beyond. They will be able to:
understand the basics of computer usage and the internet
know how to create, save and edit a document
understand how to create, save and edit a spreadsheet
navigate the desktop and manage files
search for information and communicate online
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.
ICDL Profile Certificate in Digital Citizen Plus
Payment in full through Lir Shop, or by secure Payment Link