Digital Citizen Tablet Fundamentals sets out the basic concepts relating to using a tablet and the digital skills needed to complete some elementary or everyday tasks in a confident way.

On completion of this module, the candidate will be able to:

  • Understand the features of a tablet and its uses.

  • Carry out common operations, apply settings, and secure a tablet.

  • Use a wireless network securely, and set up online accounts for different services.

  • Use a web browser to browse, search for, and bookmark web pages.

  • Capture, view, organise and share images and videos.

  • Use an application store, and install and update applications.

  • Recognise backup and storage options for a tablet, and use cloud-based storage.




  • Provides a fun, informal and uncomplicated introduction to tablets, the web, working with images and video, managing applications, and storing data securely for complete beginners.

  • Designed to build confidence and provide a basis to encourage further exploration and development of digital skills.

  • Developed with input from tablet users, subject matter experts, and practising computer professionals from all over the world.



The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this programme, as informed by input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies and organisations.

Download Digital Citizen Tablet Syllabus (PDF)

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