Skills Boost: Microsoft Digital Literacy

West College Scotland


Clydebank Campus


Digital literacy is the ability to navigate our digital world using reading, writing, technical skills, and critical thinking. It’s using technology—like a smartphone, PC, e-reader, and more—to find, evaluate, and communicate information. With Microsoft Digital Literacy classes, you can gain skills needed to effectively explore the Internet.

You will learn:
Computer and Device Basics; Working with Desktop Operating Systems; Working with Applications; Keeping your Computer Secure and Updated; Getting Online; Creating Content in Microsoft Office; Getting Started with Word; Getting Started with Excel.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview

Progression Routes

You would be able to move on to any Access to IT or NC Computing courses in the college.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 weeks


Computing and Games

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

Related courses by level

Other Qualifications

Related job profiles

No related job profiles.

Computing General

IT Security

IT Support

Related courses by level

HNC and HND Other Qualifications

Programming and Development

Systems and Networks

Web and Multimedia