The DigiSkills program, initiated in 2018, has played a vital role in equipping thousands of Pakistani citizens with essential digital skills. This initiative, led by the Ministry of IT and Telecom, offers a comprehensive selection of 15 different courses, and now, enrollments for Batch-6 are officially open. A total of 250,000 seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Applicants have the flexibility to enroll in two different courses concurrently. However, for newcomers to the DigiSkills program, enrolling in the Freelancing course is mandatory. The second course can be select according to the individual’s preference. Moreover, individuals who participated in previous batches are also eligible to explore new courses.
How to Enroll in DigiSkills Batch-06
The enrollment process for DigiSkills Batch-06 is straightforward. Firstly, visit the DigiSkills website, register using a valid email address, and complete your profile. In the final step, log into your DigiSkills.pk Learning Management System (LMS) account and click on ‘Enroll Now (DSTP 2.0 – Batch-06)’ to enrol in two courses.
The range of courses offered is extensive, covering topics such as:
- Digital Marketing
- Graphic Design
- Video Editing
- Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
- Soft Skills
- Virtual Assistant
- Affiliate Marketing
- Creative Writing
- E-Commerce Management
- Data Analytics
- Business Intelligence
- Digital Literacy
It’s noteworthy that local instructors typically charge substantial fees for similar courses. Therefore, if you’re interesting in acquiring new skills and potentially boosting your income, this training program presents an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development.
Frequently Asked Questions About DigiSkills
Q1. What is the DigiSkills Training Program?
The DigiSkills Training Programme represents Pakistan’s pioneering online training initiative aimed at equipping the youth with sought-after skills for the freelance market. This comprehensive program comprises a range of skill-based training courses delivered through an innovative blend of Urdu and English, catering specifically to the Pakistani audience.
Q2. Is the DigiSkills Training Program a private or Government program?
The DigiSkills Training Programme is a government-backed initiative in Pakistan, led by the Ministry of IT and Telecom and managed by the Ignite National Technology Fund (formerly known as the National ICT R&D Fund). It is accomplish in partnership with the Virtual University of Pakistan.
Q3. When will the Enrollments for Batch-06 open?
Enrollments for Batch-06 courses are set to commence on October 2, 2023. Please note that enrollment is on the basis of first-come, first-served.
Q4. When will the classes start?
The classes for Batch-06 are scheduled to begin on November 1, 2023.
Q5. Is DigiSkill Free?
The program is completely free of charge. To get started, simply sign up for the program and begin your training in courses that align with your interests.
Q6. What is the minimum educational qualification required for this program?
There are no specific educational prerequisites to enrol in the DigiSkills training. We encourage individuals who can read, write, and comprehend English to participate in the training and shape their freelance future.
Q7. What is DigiSkills LMS?
This training program is conducted entirely online. After signing up and enrolling in courses, you will gain access to the DigiSkills Online Learning Management System. Here, you will find all the video modules and course content you are enrolled in. You can access this platform from anywhere, whether it’s your home or office, as long as you have a computer with an internet connection. You have the flexibility to set your own pace for the training, or you can follow the provided timetable available on the portal.
Q8. How can I sign up and enroll in DigiSkills?
To register for the program, please visit the following link: https://digiskills.pk/Register.aspx.
Once you have completed the signup process, you can choose to enroll in any two courses of your preference. It’s important to note that for first-time enrollees, the Freelancing course is mandatory.
Please keep in mind that enrollment for each upcoming batch will open one month before the batch’s start date.
Q9. How to use LMS?
For guidance on how to use the Learning Management System (LMS), you can refer to the following link: https://lms.digiskills.pk/OrientationVideo.aspx
Q10. How to watch videos through LMS?
To access the videos for the current week, please follow these steps:
- Log in to your account at https://lms.digiskills.pk/.
- On the Home Screen of your Learning Management System (LMS), you will find your enrolled courses listed under the “My Courses (DSTP2.0-BATCH-05)” section.
- Click on the respective course you wish to access, and you will be shown to the “Topic Content” tab, where you can view the videos for the current week.
- To navigate to the next topic video, simply click on the “Next Topic” link located on the top right side.
If you want to view videos from both the current and previous weeks, follow these steps:
- After logging in to your LMS account, locate the “My Courses (DSTP2.0-BATCH-05)” section.
- Click on the “Course Website” icon.
- You will see a list of topics for both the current and previous weeks under the ‘Course topics’ tab.
- Choose the ‘Week’ you are interested in for viewing videos.
- Click on any topic within that week, and you will be redirected to the “Topic Content” tab, where you can access the video content.
- To proceed to the next topic video, click on the “Next Topic” link positioned on the top right side of the page.
Q11. Will I get any certificates after completing the DigiSkills training?
Absolutely. Upon successfully meeting the course completion criteria, you will receive an e-certificate from the DigiSkills Training Program. These e-certificates are issued by the Virtual University of Pakistan.
Eligible trainees will receive a soft copy of a verified e-certificate for each of their respective courses. You can access and download a verified e-Certificate as soon as it becomes available in your Learning Management System (LMS).
Q12. How can we get a hard copy of E-Certificate?
To download your e-certificate from the LMS, please follow these steps:
- Log in to your account at https://lms.digiskills.pk/.
- Navigate to the Trainee Services section on the homepage and click on the “My Results” button.
- Choose any of the completed courses and click on the “View” option. This will direct you to your e-certificate.
- On the top right corner of the e-Certificate page, you will find options to download and print it.
Q13 . How can I contact my Coach via call?
If you have any course-related queries, you can call the relevant team at 0304-1111570 and dial the extension associated with your desired course.
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