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Digital Functional Skills Qualifications

Introducing NOCN Digital Functional Skills Qualifications.

We're pleased to announce that having successfully completed the Ofqual evaluation process, we are now approved to deliver Digital Functional Skills Qualifications. 

What are Digital Functional Skills?

Digital Functional Skills qualifications are available at Entry Level 3 and Level 1.The purpose of Digital Functional Skills is to:

  • provide reliable evidence of a student’s achievements against content that is relevant to the workplace and real life;
  • provide an assessment of a student’s knowledge and skills as well as their ability to apply these in different contexts;
  • and provide a foundation for progression into employment or further education and develop skills for everyday life.

Our qualifications assess the Digital Functional Skills Qualifications: Subject Content published by the Department for Education.

Our qualifications focus on five key areas:

  1. Using devices and handling information
  2. Creating and editing
  3. Communicating
  4. Transacting
  5. Being safe and responsible online

Key qualification details

Qualification Title Qualification Level TQT GLH Assessment
NOCN Digital Functional Skills Qualification at Entry 3 Entry 3  60  55  NOCN set and marked examination
NOCN Digital Functional Skills Qualification at Level 1  Level 1  60  55  NOCN set and marked examination

Why choose NOCN?

  • Assessments marked by NOCN (Please register and schedule assessments a minimum of 5 working days in advance of the assessment)
  • Quick turnaround of results
  • Centre handbook
  • Sample assessments
  • Remote invigilation (options available)
  • Free events and webinars
  • Initial Assessment 
  • Diagnostic Assessments 
  • Interactive e-learning course

Are you thinking of offering Digital Functional Skills qualifications?

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