Online Safety

City of Glasgow College


City Campus


This course is for anyone who wants to develop or improve their digital skills. The units on the course are designed as an introduction to basic Internet skills together with the effective use of the Internet, and handling information skills. Online security matters are also covered.

Topics include key components, terms and issues associated with the use of online communications, locate information using basic Internet facilities, use email and online forms to communicate electronically. This course is a great way to develop ICT skills that can be used in life and work.

This is a blended learning course so depending on covid-19 restrictions you will spend time learning online and time learning in college.

You'll study:-

Core Skills ICT2; Core Skills ICT 3; PC Passport: An Introduction to Internet and Online communications Level 4; PC Passport IT software - Level 4.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.



Study Method

Blended learning
Part time (day)

Course Length

36 weeks


Adult Learning and Supported Programmes

SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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