Prepare Me!, Digital Skills

The fast pace of technological change and the ubiquity of digital technologies in all aspects of work and life places new demands on everyone. To help get you ready for College we have created this online Prepare Me!, Digital Skills course. After working through this course you will have all the digital skills needed to help you make the best possible start to your college journey.

Before you start!

Before you start, please work through the short knowledge check. This tool will help you to to evaluate your digital skills, know where to focus your learning when you work through the course, and if you would benefit from additional training and support before starting College. Please ensure that you complete the correct link.

If you are a new or returning student, who is attending a Prepare Me! session in July or August 2022, please complete the relevant knowledge check below as part of your pre College preparations.

Essential Digital Skills Framework

The Essential Digital Skills Framework defines the skills needed to safely benefit from, participate in, and contribute to the digital world of today and the future.

The framework also includes a section on ‘foundation’ skills, which are typically required by those not currently using digital technology or using it in limited ways.

The course is split into six sections, each based on a key part of the framework. Please follow the order below when working through the course materials and quiz.

  • Digital Foundation Skills
  • Communicating Skills
  • Handling Information and Content
  • Transacting
  • Problem Solving
  • Being Safe and Legal Online

If you need any help, please email us on ldr@dundeeandangus.ac.uk

Looking to further enhance your skills or to use access our digital resources and services?

Why not visit our fantastic Future Talent website, where you can access additional resources, online training and help videos. If you have any questions or need help, please contact us on ldr@dundeeandangus.ac.uk