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19 January 2024

Get the Most from Your Digital Investments with Fully-Funded Training

A new qualification is helping businesses get the most from their digital investments by enhancing staff understanding of the software they use every day.

Digital Skills for Business is the newest course to be delivered by Wales’ leading training provider, ACT.

At Level Two, the qualification explores topics such as digital sharing using commonly-used programs like WhatsApp and Canva. Learners will also be given a basic understanding of how to properly prepare documents in word processing software as well as create presentations. There are also modules on security and health and safety, as well as optional units in spreadsheets, email and social media where learners can choose what is applicable for their role and business needs.

Many organisations have invested a lot more into digital software in recent years, particularly with the rise of remote and hybrid working, so it is important that staff are making the most of these costly investments.

The work-based training at Level Two is aimed at anyone who uses a computer for their job.

Lucy Wilkinson, Digital Services Route Manager at ACT, said:

This course is all about confidence boosting and gives employers an efficient way to ensure all staff have a base level understanding of the digital software they use.

“Digital Skills for Business can also boost a company’s efficiency, teaching staff the tips, tricks and shortcuts to the programs they use regularly but not to its full potential.

“From a personal point of view, the course gives accreditation and looks great on a CV.”

ACT is also offering Digital Skills for Business at Level Three for those in a more digital savvy and data-led role.

Ideal for high level administrators, project managers or similar, the Level Three course explores database software and how it can be used to report and use data efficiently.

Aiming to bridge the gap between admin and analytics, the qualification focuses on data modelling and the advanced features of IT tools staff are already familiar with.

Lucy added:

“At Level Three, learners get a better understanding of the equipment they use for their role, boosting efficiency in their work.

“As an employer, you are likely to have invested in digital collaboration tools, particularly during the pandemic – and are you getting your money’s worth from these pricey licences?

“Digital Skills for Business can ensure that software is used to its full potential.”

If you would like to learn more about how ACT’s Digital Skills for Business courses can elevate your workforce, then get in touch.


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