Digital Skills (IT)


Improving your social networking skills is definitely one of the most fun skills to work on. This course is designed to help beginners master social networking skills and to build computer confidence at home or at work. It will help you to build a network of social connections, getting to know lots of new people and maybe getting to be friends with influential people. The course will help you to improve your social networking skills using social media sites.

Aims of the course

To provide you with the social networking skills which will enable you to form links with people you meet, build social circles and expand it to suit your needs. Connections are one of the most important social resources, and it's actually fairly easy to build them.

Unit Breakdown

IT User fundamentals: Computer basics

Online basics

Introduction to social networking

What is social media?

Overview of the most popular Social Platforms

Using social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr and Reddit

Identifying the right platform for you

Introduction to user-generated content websites including Blogging and Forum

Computer security and privacy

Assessment Method

Learners are assessed through practical assignments

Progression Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the next level available, or seek employment.

Career Options

This course can lead to further education or employment in information and communications technology or related areas.

Entry Requirements

No previous knowledge or formal qualification is required. Initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English ability.


We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs where you will learn a range of skills.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Evening
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 10 weeks
Start Date 23/02/2017
End Date 11/05/2017

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £0 p/ year
24+ £0 p/ year
International £2,020 p/ year


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.




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