CALAT Croydon Adult Learning and Training

Digital Skills

Overview

CALAT ICT department offers a range of courses from beginner to Level 2, whether you’re looking to gain skills for employment or to simply be more confident with accessing and navigating information online.

Courses take place in CALAT digital skills suites where you will have the support of a qualified digital skills trainer to guide you through your learning in a safe and friendly environment.  

Most ICT courses CALAT offers are OCN-accredited and recognised by employers.

New for 2021/22 – OCN Essential Digital Skills qualifications are offered at entry level and level 1 – these courses are free to all learners who do not have a qualification in digital skills including those in employment.

Courses

We offer:

This course is for those with no digital skills and will help you to:

  • learn the basics of using a mouse and keyboard
  • understand how to navigate the internet
  • send and receive emails
  • take part in a video conference call (Zoom)

This course is for those with basic digital skills or have completed a pre-entry course and will help you to:

  • learn about communicating digitally
  • learn how to use digital devices and handle information
  • understand how to create and edit information
  • carry out online transactions
  • remain safe and responsible whilst online

This course is for those with good digital skills or have completed an Entry 3 course and will help you to:

  • learn about communicating digitally
  • learn how to use digital devices and handle information
  • understand how to create and edit information
  • carry out online transactions
  • remain safe and responsible whilst online

This course is for those who have good word processing skills or who have completed an Entry 1 course and will help you to:

  • use Microsoft Word to create and edit documents
  • use Microsoft Excel to work with formulae, sort and filter and create graphs
  • use Microsoft PowerPoint to create presentations and use animations and transitions 

Learners will also complete a Level 1 employability award.

Dates and locations

There are multiple options on offer:

  • different venues across the borough, as well as online
  • course duration from 6 to 12 weeks
  • courses run during the day throughout the week (Monday – Friday)

How to apply

You will need to book an appointment to attend an information session at our  Croydon Clocktower centre before enrolling.

Contact us to book your session: