Course description

This next-step qualification builds upon the skills learned in the previous level course (Essential Digital Skills Entry 3). It further develops your knowledge and understanding so that you can identify and apply solutions in a more in-depth way.

You will learn additional digital skills, such as:
– managing files and devices
– using cloud computing
– processing numerical data

Develop more of the digital skills so valued for employment and be at the top of your digital game!

What can this course lead to?

Computing courses at a higher level.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 17 November 2022 – 9 December 2022

  • Thursday 17 Nov 2022 to Friday 18 Nov 2022
  • Thursday 24 Nov 2022 to Friday 25 Nov 2022
  • Thursday 01 Dec 2022 to Friday 02 Dec 2022
  • Thursday 08 Dec 2022 to Friday 09 Dec 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £0.00. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.