Our Graduate+ resource Discover Your Digital Skills will help you build up your digital skills which you have free access to this through your Graduate+ award.
Digital skills benefit your career
Digital skills are setting stone needed to live, work and thrive in today’s digital world.
In 10 years time most of the job will require some level of digital skills (Burning Glass Technologies, 2019).
Navigating yourself in the online world has been recognised as one of the most important career skills needed (Local Government Association, 2021).
Digital skills can lead to new careers and opportunities (National Careers Service,2021).
Digital skills in the workplace
82% of all online job vacancies require digital skills (Burning Glass Technologies, 2019).
Roles requiring digital skills pay 29% more than those that don’t (National Careers Service, 2021).
In past 2 years, there has been a 40% increase in the number of people employed in digital technology across the UK (Local Gov 2021).
Examples of digital skills
- Being able to use digital technologies
- Sending emails securely
- Handling information and content
- Using search engines
- Setting up accounts to use or purchase goods/services online
- Finding solutions to problems using FAQs/tutorials/chat
Upgrade your skills with our Graduate+ tool - Discover your Digital Skills
Through our Graduate+ Discover your Digital Skills tool, it will evaluate your capabilities and recommend resources to further develop your digital literacy.
Check out our Discover your Digital Skills tool here