Digital & IT Skills
Ascentis offers a full suite of Digital and IT qualifications from Pre-Entry to Level 3.
Who are these qualifications for?
These qualifications cover a range of digital skills to suit learners at different levels, from getting started with a basic understanding of how to use a computer to developing skills to fulfil specific IT-based roles.
Our Entry 3 to Level 1 qualifications are designed to help learners get started with a basic understanding of how to use a computer, use software and get online safely.
The Ascentis Level 2 Certificate in Digital Skills for Business focuses on the learner’s ability to further develop the digital skills required to participate in employment within a business setting.
Our Level 3 Certificate and Diploma in Technology Enhanced Learning qualifications aim to provide the practical skills and underpinning knowledge required to fulfil a Learning Technologist type role.
These qualifications require no prior learning or experience.
Ascentis Essential Digital Skills Qualifications (EDSQ), available at Entry 3 and Level 1, are mapped to the National Occupational Standards for Essential Digital Skills. Our Essential Digital Skills qualifications are designed to introduce learners to the digital world, encouraging the use of digital devices throughout the course and giving them the opportunity to engage with online facilities and a range of software. These qualifications cover life and work skills in detail and enable progression to employment or further study.
View our Guide to Essential Digital Skills infographic here.
Ascentis provide a broad range of supportive resources as well as centre training, on demand webinars, and sample assessments. Our offer is further enhanced by our partnership with bksb, a leading online Edtech platform. Centres delivering the Ascentis Essential Digital Skills qualification have access to an exclusive 20% discount on bksb assessments and resources.
Why should I choose Ascentis?
- Individual unit certification to offer maximum flexibility to centres
- Year-round verification and certification
- Classroom-based or blended delivery option
- Ability to generate evidence within a wide range of organisational contexts, allowing the qualification to meet the specific occupational requirements of the learners
Where can my learners progress to from here?
Learners have used these qualifications to obtain work or continue their development into further study including higher education.
How do I get started?
For more information on how to deliver our Digital Skills qualifications, or to move your provision to Ascentis, or to request a visit to your centre, please contact the Commercial Team on 01524 845046 or click here to email.
If you wish to apply now, please download the Centre Recognition Form and/or Qualification Approval Form which are available on our Join Us page.