The new ‘DIGITAL SKILLS FOR CITIZENS’ scheme aims “To provide citizens who have never used the internet with the confidence, motivation and skills to reap the benefits of participating in today’s digital world”.
Programme A: Productive Use of Digital Skills (6 Hours) – All topics under Programme A are compulsory.
Introduction to the internet
Internet safety & security
Search engines and websites
Online government services
Conducting everyday transactions
Online voice and video calls
Use of “Apps”.
Programme B: Lifestyle Choices (4 Hours) – Trainees should be given the opportunity to select a minimum of two topics from Programme B.
Specific government online services
Video, TV and Radio
Instructional videos on YouTube
Online banking, including the process and security safeguards
Revision of one or more of the topics under Programme A.