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  • Start date:   August 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   Access 3
  • Course Type:   Part-time


This assisted programmes course supports students with additional support needs to learn how to safely use the internet.

Start date: August 2022
Day of week: Tuesday 
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Duration: 12 weeks

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    What the course covers

    This course covers the essential knowledge required to use the internet safely and includes the following topics:

    • Online gaming
    • Cyber bullying
    • Money and shopping
    • Smartphone safety
    • Friendships
    • Personal information
    • Chat and communication
    • Meeting in real life
    • Taking photos and video
    • Security

    The course is aimed at individuals with ASN that need a bit of up-to-date information around staying safe online.

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Why choose this course

Internet is used in everyday life and offers many opportunities. There are also many risks in using the internet and this course can make you aware of these, and also help you to overcome these issues.

Entry requirements

  • This course is open to all students with additional support needs
  • You can only apply for two part-time assisted programmes courses at any time
  • If you have taken this course before, you will be placed on a waiting list
  • Where it leads

    Further study on one of the assisted courses at West Lothian College or onto opportunities out with college.

Interview arrangements

You will have a short interview with a member of the team – you will be sent full details of this once we have processed your application.

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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.