Who is the course for?
Whether you are booking tickets, buying clothes or purchasing items from an auction site, paying online and using the internet to purchase goods or services saves considerable time and effort. It also presents you with the widest choice. There are, however, risks associated with online shopping and you need to take care with what you are buying, from whom, and how you pay for your purchases.
What does the course involve?
Learners will be able to recognise a secure website, and what to look for to ensure that their purchases are as secure as they can be.
What makes this course special?
This course will help the learner build their confidence in using the internet to make online purchases safely and securely. They will learn about pre-payment tips, making a payment, how to recognise reputable sites as well as their consumer rights and protection.
There are no entry requirements for this course. However, the learner should have access to a computer and internet connection.
What are the assessment methods?
This is an introductory course that carries no formal assessment.
How long is the course?
This is an evening course, learners are required to attend two hours per week over two weeks.
Are there any additional costs for the course?
There are no additional costs for this course.
What are the progression options?
This course could lead on to ECDL Essentials.