In today’s digital world, nearly every career requires digital communication at some point, so equipping yourself with the skills to effectively and responsibly find, evaluate, communicate, and share online content is key to your future
Digital skills play a powerful role in helping you connect, learn, engage with your community, and create more promising futures.
Digital literacy isn’t just about knowing how to use technology. It’s about navigating and communicating through different digital environments.
Standard Bank, is committed to enhancing the lives and future prospects of every South African.
That’s why we’ve partnered with Microsoft and Pioneering Solutions Studio (PSS) to offer you access to online digital literacy training – for free!
The Microsoft Digital Literacy course will help South Africans in succeeding in the digital world while developing their confidence and skills for life online.
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
This course contains four Modules:
Computing is an important part of everyday life in the twenty-first century. From music and photos to banking and communicating, computers have changed the way we work and live.
This course focuses on everything from basic knowledge on how to use a computer and the Internet, to keeping yourself and your computer safe online and how to use the most common Microsoft productivity software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
To obtain a Certificate, participants will be required to complete the assessment process which consists of an online exam at the end of the course.
You will need to obtain a score of 50% or above to receive your certificate.
This certificate will be issued by Foundation for Professional Development, and will allow you to claim recognition of prior learning in Digital Literacy at any institution of higher learning.