DigiSkills, in collaboration with Virtual University, is offering a free online Digital literacy course for students in Pakistan.
The course duration is 12 weeks and it comprises of learning through videos in both English and Urdu language. The course is designed for beginners who need to learn office productivity tools such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word and email.
If you are someone or know someone who is looking for basic knowledge of using office tools or internet for communication, this course is a great option. This course will give you a better understanding of using the internet for email communication, Microsoft Office skills and using the printer.
The completion of the course will not only give you the confidence to advance your skills but you can also mention in your resume that you have the skills
There is no dearth of entrepreneurs in Pakistan who are running a business without any computer or internet knowledge and can significantly enhance their productivity by making use of Microsoft Excel in particular. Also learning the basic know-how of communication via email will open doors to serving customers internationally.
While the starting date of the course is still to be announced, you can enroll for the course. There are a number of other courses offered by Government-backed Digiskills program. The courses are mainly aimed at freelancers. Since Pakistan has a fifth largest freelancing community, the courses seem to have a potential demand.
Furthermore, professionals do not really need to take this course for further polishing their skills as this course is for beginners. So, if you are interested to take this course, enroll here.