Essential Digital Skills

A 2018 report found that:

  • 11.3 million people (21%) lack the full basic digital skills
  • 4.3 million (8%) have no basic digital skills at all
  • 5.4 million working adults (10%) are without basic digital skills
  • People with a registered disability are 4 times as likely to be offline
  • 28% of those aged 60+ are offline

Entry requirements

Aged over 19 residing in Liverpool City Region and assessed at below Level 1 Digital Skills 

Course Length 

45 Guided Learning Hours


Entry Level 3 in Essential Digital Skills

Level 1 in Essential Digital Skills 

Course content 

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


The course is fully funded under Liverpool City Region Combined Authority Adult Education Budget.  Funding is available for all those residents assessed at being Level 1 and below in digital skills.

How to apply 

Complete the form below and one of the team will contact you 


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