Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
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Why choose this qualification?
The qualification purpose is to develop learners’ understanding of potential online harms and give them strategies for keeping safe online and maintaining their own digital wellbeing.
As we all make more use of digital devices and spend more time online, it has become increasingly important that we are able to do this safely and without compromising our health or wellbeing. With a more developed understanding of online harms and potential risks of internet use, we are better able to navigate our way safely in the digital world. There have been a number of recent research reports which have identified the detrimental effect of social media usage on mental health, particularly for young people. It is vital that they are equipped with digital resilience strategies that enable them to make positive use of the internet without compromising their wellbeing.