Qualification

NPA (SCQF Level 4)

Interests

  • Business & Management
  • Computing
  • Media, Communication & TV

Why take this course?

Sponsored by Shell this course is aimed at those who are out of work or at risk of being out of work.

This qualification, the NPA Digital Passport at Level 4, will give you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in handling information, in understanding and using computer networks as well as social media.

If you want to be more confident and skillful in using your smartphone, tablet or laptop, to understand more about how to use computer networks, to find out more about social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, then this is the qualification for you.

  • Develop knowledge and skills in handling information, using computer networks and social media
  • Gain confidence using smartphones, tablets and laptops
  • Experienced digital skills coaches on hand to help
  • Communications and numeracy training also available
  • IT equipment provided, with laptops retained on completion of the course
  • Support may be available for childcare and transport costs.

Successful completion will give access to Fast Futures 12 week employability programme

 

What you will experience

This course is part Campus attendance and part online teaching.

The National Progression Award (NPA) is made of 3 units:

  • H7E9 44 Information Literacy
  • H7EA 44 Network Literacy
  • H7EB 44 Social Media Literacy