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Digital Champions


Digital Champions  


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Course Summary

Course Code: LADC01Y21  

Start Date: Saturday 13 November 2021 

Start Time and Lesson Duration: 10:00 for 01:00 hours

Duration: 87 lessons over 87 week(s)

Location: Online Self Study  

Fee: Free    

By continuing you confirm that you are 19 or over and have agreed to the the terms and conditions


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Digital champions are volunteer super-heroes, determined to share their knowledge of digital technology with people in their local community to encourage more people to be digitally active. They are improving lives across the county through empowering people to learn basic digital skills and access the online world, benefiting from digital technology. Through their patience, time and expertise, they will utilise basic digital skills to promote independent living, reduce social isolation, increase vital skills and improve access to education and employment.

Registering on this course, enables Volunteer Digital Champions to access the training materials and resources needed to support them in their role. Once registered, Digital Champions will be sent a link to complete an initial digital skills assessment. After this a Digital Tutor from ACL will contact you to arrange an independent learning plan suited to your needs.

What Qualification/level is this course?
This online course is for personal development and does not lead to a qualification

Who is the course for?
This online course is for personal development and does not lead to a qualification.

What can I expect to learn?
By the end of this course you will have the skills and abilities needed to fulfil the role of digital champion.

How will I learn?
You will be working independently at a time and place that suits your needs. You will be accessing a range of learning materials and resources from our online learning site. The session will be interactive and available to engage with multiple times to equip participants with a basic awareness of this subject. We may suggest that an in-person course is suitable for you to increase your basic digital skills.

How will I know how well I am doing?
This course is continually assessed through engagement with activities in the interactive learning package.

Will I have to do any work at home?
You will need to allocate time to complete three mandatory modules.

What will I need to provide?
You will need to have access to a computer, laptop or other device that can utilise video and sound files to be able to access the course and internet connection with Google Chrome browser.

Are there any other costs?

What can I do next?
For information on ACL courses please see The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. The service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. To make an appointment please call 0800 100 900 ( calls are free from landlines and most mobile numbers) or visit their website

Further information
For all enquiries regarding this course please contact 0345 603 7635.