Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Qualification Grading Type
Why choose Gateway Qualifications for this qualification?
Gateway Qualifications offers a range of innovative, flexible and dynamic vocational qualifications that are valued and meaningful and which will develop the skills necessary to gain employment or to progress through further study.
Rules of Combination
Learners must complete 6 credits from Group M (Digital and IT Skills Units)
Learners must achieve 6 credits from this group.
Computerised Accounting Software
Desktop Publishing Software
Digital Skills Career Progression
Digital Skills Project
Games Design and Development
IT Support Fundamentals
Introduction to Networking
Introduction to Programming
Photo Editing Software
Social Media Marketing
Using Digital Technologies
What is the purpose of this qualification?
This qualification is for learners who want to develop and extend their digital skills to prepare for employment for different roles in the digital and creative industries, such as software and programming, network support and digital design. The qualification is also designed for job roles in other industries where specific digital skills are required, such as finance, marketing and machining and manufacturing. The qualification includes a mandatory unit along with optional units that relate directly to the skills, knowledge and behaviours expected by employers and covers a wide range and use of different digital technologies, systems and software.
What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?
Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Digital and an introduction to the skills required in the Digital sector.
Progression & Entry RequirementsThere is no requirement for learners to have achieved prior qualifications or units prior to undertaking this/these qualifications. Learners can progress in a number of ways: • broadening the range of skills they develop by increasing the size of their qualification (Award → Certificate → Diploma) • developing skills at a higher level by moving up the level of qualification from Level 1 to Level 2 and then to Level 3 • progressing to employment where they can apply their digital and IT knowledge and skills.
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