EDSQ (Essential Digital Skills Qualifications)

If you’re over the age of 19 and would like to improve your digital skills, this comprehensive course is for you.

Essential Digital Skills Qualifications are available at entry level 3 and level 1.

The qualifications are nationally recognised and equip learners with the skills necessary to succeed in work, further education and everyday life. 

We offer taught programmes with regular start dates throughout the year; enrolment on the appropriate programme will be agreed at initial assessment stage.


Courses Available



Course Structure

Our programmes run at different times throughout the week and all courses are supported with online learning tools.

The content of the qualifications is based on the National Standards and covers 5 areas:

  1. Using devices and handling information
  2. Creating and editing
  3. Communicating
  4. Transacting
  5. Being safe and responsible online




Essential Digital Skills at entry level 3 and level 1.