New SCQF Credit Rated Courses in Digital Inclusion
Glasgow Kelvin College, in partnership with SCVO are delighted to announce the release of three SCQF credit rated courses, designed to support local people get online and take measures to address the digital skills gap in Scotland. Each course has been co-designed by representatives and members of SCVO, working with staff from Glasgow Kelvin College. All courses are delivered online and are FREE! There are no entry requirements, other than having a strong interest in digital inclusion.
Certificate in Digital Inclusion Support – SCQF Level 4
This is an introduction course for anyone interested in learning more about digital inclusion. This course will help learners understand what we mean by digital inclusion, how it affects people who do not have digital skills, and what steps can be taken to support those considered digitally excluded. The course provides a theory-based approach, explaining the reasons why people engage with digital technology, and more importantly, why others do not. By developing an understanding, the participants will learn strategies designed to support and encourage people to engage in learning new digital skills. Study time: approximately 10 hours.
Starts October 2020 until June 2021. You can sign up at any time during those months.
Essential Skills for Digital Champions – SCQF Level 6
This course is designed to provide learners with a knowledge and understanding of the role of a Digital Champion – someone who supports local people to engage in learning digital skills and enjoy the benefits of being online. A combination of theory and practice, the course is aimed at those who possess a range of basic digital skills, are currently a Digital Champion, or keen to work in that role. Study time: approximately 40 hours.
Starts September 2020 until June 2021. You can sign up between October 2020 and April 2021
Digital Inclusion Project Management – SCQF Level 8
This Unit is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to design, implement and fully evaluate a digital skills project. The resultant skills will enable the learner to manage the development of a project, combining both Community Learning and Development (CLD) and Business principles and practices in a range of areas, including; researching current provision, partnership working, project management, recruitment, marketing and self-evaluation.
This Unit is both theory and practice based. It is aimed at individuals who are keen to embrace local and national digital inclusion strategies, supporting local people become more digitally agile, in line with their own organisational ambitions and outcomes. This is best suited to anyone who has a role in leading digital inclusion activities or projects. Learners will become familiar with digitally agile principles, which will underpin the project through its development and continue through the existence of a sustainable, live, digital skills programme. Study time: approximately 80 hours.
Course starts October 2020, and ends June 2021
How to Enrol
- Request an enrolment form for your chosen course by email
- Complete the enrolment form and return
- Receive a link to the web page with instructions on how to access the course of your choice
- Register your details
- Start the course!
On completion, you will receive an SCQF credit rated Glasgow Kelvin College certificate.
You can study one or more courses (you must enrol for each course individually)
And remember, all courses are FREE!
To request an enrolment form, send an email with the heading – Enrolment Form for (course title) to:
With thanks to Digital Scotland for funding the development of these three qualifications.