BCS Level 1/2 Certificate in Digital Literacy

BCS Level 1/2 Technical Award in Digital Literacy

New for 2017

This qualification is a broad, high quality level 1/2 qualification that equips learners with applied knowledge and associated practical skills not usually acquired through general education.

The BCS Level 1/2 Certificate in Digital Literacy is distinct from GCSEs and is designed to complement and supplement the academic offer. It is ideal for learners who prefer to learn by applying their skills, knowledge and understanding through a practical, work-related context. The Certificate in Digital Literacy provides learners with the ability to use technology creatively, efficiently and safely to live, learn and work in a digital society.

This qualification aims to:

  • focus on an applied study of digital skills needed for the workplace
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a significant core of knowledge and theoretical content with broad-ranging applicability
  • provide opportunities to acquire a number of practical and technical skills
  • give young people the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to support future learning
  • increase young people’s awareness of their rights and responsibilities in the digital world
  • equip young people with the skills to develop independent learning skills
  • give young people an understanding of digital literacy skills required in a wide range of occupations.

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Product specifications

Qualification Specification:
BCS Level 1/2 Certificate in Digital Literacy

QAN Code: 603/1132/0
Available from: September 2017

Purpose Statement:
BCS Level 1/2 Certificate in Digital Literacy

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Sample examination

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BCS Level 1/2 Certificate in Digital Literacy - Sample Paper

BCS Level 1/2 Certificate in Digital Literacy - Answer Key

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