Teaching and Learning Resources

NCFE recognise the challenges of delivering a brand new qualification and have worked hard to ensure we can support your delivery for go live. We have created a series of resources that can support Tutors in delivering the subject content and that learners can work through in a sequenced order.

You can access all teaching and learning resources from the qualification information pages under the “Teaching Materials” tab. Below is an outline of what resources are available for these qualifications.

Schemes of Work

Downloadable for free

Each Essential Digital Skills qualification has a set of five schemes of work. Each scheme of work links directly to the five sections in the qualification. You are free to change the order of sessions to suit your learners' requirements and your preferred order for delivering the different qualification section the schemes of work typically have sessions that 120 minutes, excluding any breaks. A few sessions are more than 120 minutes; however they are clearly marked in the Scheme of Work

Digital Resource Pack

Downloadable for £900 (inc VAT)

The Digital Resource Pack is an all-in-one digital package of resources for tutors to support learners.

The package includes:

  • 23 sessions of engaging PowerPoints that cover all learning outcomes. All PowerPoint slides can be altered to allow flexibility for tutors to make more learner cohort-specific examples, weblinks, etc.
  • Associated worksheets and supporting materials for the sessions.
  • A digital learner workbook that can be shared with all your learners as a great reference point and place to save examples of their work. 

This digital resource pack is versatile and editable and is an easy way to support classroom delivery.

This pack combined with the freely downloadable Schemes of Work complete the set. These detailed schemes of work include session timings, suggested additional links to videos, articles and useful websites. 

Centres purchasing this digital package of resources can use them with an unlimited number of tutors and registered learners. The one-off fee will include any updates and revisions to the learning materials if required.

A sample pack is free to download.

Resource Pack

Downloadable for £144 (inc VAT)

This classroom resource pack contains 23 PowerPoints, worksheets and where relevant, spreadsheets and images to support in classroom delivery.

The PowerPoints are provided with a suggested order of the session that will match the freely downloadable Scheme of Work. You are free to change the order to suit your learners' requirements.  For example, there are suggested starter activities and can be completed either before or after outlining the session’s learning outcomes. 

The PowerPoint slides can be altered providing flexibility for tutors to make more learner cohort-specific examples, weblinks, etc. An example might be that a local website, community forum, social media page is relevant to a specific group of learners and is a great opportunity to provide local application of the learning. 

A sample pack is free to download.

Learner Workbook 

On demand printing available via NCFE Print Shop for £12 per workbook plus postage.

The workbooks complement our Resource Packs by providing a comprehensive overview of the qualification. The workbooks contain clear and engaging directions for learners undertaking the qualifications, as well as practice activities to help recap and recall learning.