Expand economic opportunity for everyone

Digital skills can play a powerful role in helping people connect, learn, engage with their community, and create more promising futures. This course can help individuals gain the digital skills necessary to engage in a digital economy and improve livelihoods. 

Who Should Enrol

The Digital Literacy Course is available for any South African.

To register, learners will need a device, such as a phone, tablet or computer, with internet connectivity and a web browser as well as a valid email address.

Additionally, each delegate would require a valid South African ID. 

Course Design

The course is designed for both self-paced individual study or classroom use. If you are completing the course through independent study, you can read the lessons, watch the videos, and complete the knowledge checks without further instruction.

In a classroom environment, the course may be used to supplement additional classroom courseware, or it may be used on its own, depending on the choices made by your instructor or learning center.

The following Learning Paths will be covered:

  • Work with computers
  • Access information online
  • Communicate online
  • Participate safely and responsibly online
  • Create digital content
  • Collaborate and manage content digitally


Course Duration

The time commitment required to complete the course will vary by learner and experience level. We estimate at least 1.5 hours per module, or 9 hours to complete the full course.


After completing each module, learners will receive a Certificate for that specific module. 
Learners no longer need to take a final assessment to validate their skills. 
You will receive a 'Certificate of Completion' when you are finished with all the modules.


FPD School of Information Technology
+24 87 821 1109


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The Digital Literacy Course is for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of using digital technologies Including a introduction to the Microsoft Office Suite