Entry 3 (E3) - qualifications designed for adults with no or little prior
experience of using digital devices or the internet.
Level 1 (L1) - qualifications designed for adults with some experience of
using digital devices and the internet but lacking secure basic digital
The qualifications cover all five National Standard skills areas. These are
1. Using devices and handling information
Using a range
of devices, finding information through appropriate navigation, managing and
storing information, identifying and solving technical problems, developing
2. Creating and editing
Creating and editing documents, creating and
editing digital media, processing numerical data (L1).
Communicating and sharing content digitally,
managing your traceable online activities.
Safely and securely using online services, securely
5. Being safe and responsible online
Protecting your privacy,
protecting your data, being responsible online and managing your digital
For more information please refer to the National Standards
can be completed alongside other qualifications, such as Functional Skills and
GCSE English and Maths and an Access to HE course.