Whether you manage a team, head up an IT function, run a business or work in the charity or public sectors, digital skills can provide you and your people with the knowledge to achieve more in an increasingly technology-driven world. With 90% of jobs requiring some level of digital proficiency within the next two decades and three in four companies struggling to recruit those with the critical skills they need, digital skills can help your organisation to be more competitive, attract new talent and upskill current employees. From basic digital literacy to discovering new ways to unlock innovation through cloud and AI technology, the Digital Skills programme is designed to empower you and your people to benefit from a modern approach to business.



Module 1 – Computer basics

Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live. This course introduces you to the fundamentals of computing, explains the components of a computer, explores operating system basics, and shows you how to use a mouse and a keyboard.

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Module 2 – Office 365

Understand the fundamentals of Office 365 and how you can use it to be more productive. We’ll share some practical tips that you can use to take your work to the next level. We’ll show you how to create and format Office files, best practices for document collaboration and how you can access your files from anywhere.

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Module 3 – Word

In this course we’ll show you how Word can bring your ideas to life with collaboration, editing tools and design. We’ll show you some practical tips to help you share documents, create mailing lists and use design templates to format your work.

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Module 4 – Excel

Excel makes it easy to crunch numbers. In this course we’ll show you how to use Excel to identify trends in data and understand the story behind the numbers. We’ll share some practical tips around formatting your data, using formulas and collaborating with others, all whilst keeping your data secure.

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Module 5 – Outlook

Outlook is more than just email. In this course, we’ll show you how to automatically organise your inbox, so you can focus on what matters most. We’ll share some practical tips to share files, so recipients always have the latest version, and best practices for managing your calendar so you can schedule meetings with ease.

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Module 6 – PowerPoint

In this course we’ll help you bring your story to life with PowerPoint, whether you’re creating a presentation from scratch or using an existing design template. We’ll show you how to add engaging content to your presentation, how to design like a professional and best practices for collaborating on documents with your team.

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Module 7 – Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams brings together all people, conversations, files and tools into one place. In this course, we’ll help you understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Teams so you can work smarter together as a team.