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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Entry Level 3
Unit No:
L/617/8863
Credits:
2
Guided learning hours:
20 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Aim

To equip learners with the digital skills that will be useful to them in their everyday lives. The focus of this unit is on applying digital skills outside of a work context, for example in ways that will support learners to engage with family and friends, become active citizens, and carry out simple personal and household tasks.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Be able to use digital skills to handle information outside of the work environment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Find information online relating to areas of interest or to completing simple personal or household tasks.

  • 1.2

    Save information into a file and store it, using a straightforward set of folders, in a way that makes it easily retrievable.


2

Be able to create and edit digital content outside of the work environment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Create and save straightforward documents and sound, image or video files for personal use or for sharing with family or friends.

  • 2.2

    Edit and format simple documents for different purposes (e.g. a party invitation or a ‘car-for-sale’ poster).


3

Be able to use digital skills to communicate outside of the work environment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Send and receive online communications 

    • to/from friends and family 
    • in order to carry out a household/personal task.


4

Be able to go online and use digital devices safely and responsibly outside of the work environment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Identify common online risks and threats when using the internet.

  • 4.2

    Follow good practice guidelines for

    • safe and responsible use of devices and the internet
    • reporting anything suspicious or offensive
    • protecting own health and wellbeing while using devices.

5

Be able to respond to technical problems outside of the work environment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1

    Recognise when a technical problem has occurred.

  • 5.2

    Solve simple technical problems, referring to easily accessible sources of support where appropriate.