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Key Facts

Entry Level 3
Subject Sector:
6.2 ICT for Users
Qualification No:
30 hours
Total qualification time:
30 hours
£18.00 per learner
Age Range:
Pre 16, 16-18, 19+

Qualification purpose

Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Qualification Grading Type


Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    Parents/carers, organisations and their workforce have a general obligation to safeguard vulnerable groups; online environments are no different. These qualifications have been developed to enable IT users, both adults and young people, to make safe and responsible use of technology both professionally and personally.

    The single unit Awards at Levels 1, 2 and 3 have been designed to support short courses, covering safe and responsible online behaviour when using a variety of different technologies.

    The objective of this E-Safety qualification is to develop an understanding of e-safety to safeguard self when using online technologies and therefore is a Qualification taken primarily for growth and enjoyment.

    This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.


    Study this qualification with CQS

    Rules of Combination

    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit totalling 3 credits.



    Learners must achieve the single mandatory unit, totalling 3 credits.


    Entry Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
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    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    This qualification is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to make safe and responsible use of technology, either professionally or personally.

    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    The learners will take a single mandatory unit which covers key aspects of safe and responsible use of technology, including on-line behaviour.

    Which sector does this qualification support?

    The qualification is not designed to lead to employment but knowledge of e-safety that the learner will gain will help them make safe and responsible use of technology in the workplace.

    What are the progression options?

    The learners can move on from this qualification to IT user qualifications at Entry 3 or above.

    Progression & Entry Requirements

    The learners don’t need any qualifications or any prior level of attainment to take this qualification. It is available to learners of any age.

    Funding information

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    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

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    Keeping Learners Safe Online with E-Safety Qualifications

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