Develop digital skills and improve your career prospects


DAGILE works with individuals, living or working in London, to strengthen their career prospects and employment success. You can apply for free expert tuition in Digital Skills and Leadership from London South Bank University and Ravensbourne University London, and the qualifications you will receive are accredited by OCN London.

DAGILE means you can study at your own pace and fit learning around your other commitments. DAGILE is part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).


World Class Expertise & Support

Leading Universities

Start streaming on-demand video lectures today from top instructors in subjects like Digital Marketing, Leadership and Management, Big Data and more.

Find Free, Flexible Options

Choose from Qualification packages designed to provide a flexible approach to study, combining units from multiple vocational pathways to enhance employability.

Upskill and Reskill

Study at your own pace and apply what you learn with hands-on assessments. Feedback and support is available from expert tutors and your peers.

Industry-recognised Credentials

Gain OCN-accredited qualifications and feel empowered to improve your career prospects to and fulfil your potential.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dagile?

Dagile is an ESF part-funded project designed to help employees develop their digital, leadership and management skills.  Dagile delivers flexible learning through its online platform and is open to everyone living and/or working in London.

Can I take more than one course at a time?

No, you cannot only more than one course at a time.

How do I contact anyone if I am experiencing difficulties with the platform?

Just drop us an email at info@dagile.uk if you are experiencing any difficulties or any other queries.

How will I know if I have been accepted?

We will send you an email confirming your acceptance onto your chosen subject area.

Do I have to be in employment to qualify?

Yes, you need to be in employment to be eligible for the programme. If you are currently unemployed, you are welcome to apply once you are in employment. You are also eligible if you are currently in a furlough scheme or on the Kickstart Scheme.

I am self-employed, am I eligible?

As long as you live and or work within London, you are eligible to apply.

How do we learn?

Dagile's course materials are pre-recorded and made accessible 24/7, which means you can study at your own pace and at your own time.

I live outside of London but work in London, am I still eligible?

Yes, as long as you can prove your employment is in London.

What documents do I need to provide for admission?

When enrolling you will asked to upload proof of address, eg copy of a bill; proof of employment e.g. recent payslip/contract of employment; proof that you legally reside and work in the UK e.g. passport, BRP depending on your nationality.  If in doubt please contact us.

Is an admissions exam required?

No – there are no admission exams required.  The higher the level of the course chosen, the more likely that there will be some entry academic requirements.  For full details, from the Explore button click on ‘Pathways’ and your chosen course.

What qualification is earned at the end of a Unit?

The name of the unit you decide to study is the same of the OCN Accredited qualification.  If you complete successfully your unit at the end you will receive an OCN certificate detailing all that you have studied, its credit worth and the level at which you have studied. A unit is not a full qualification, just a component.

What qualification is earned at the end of a Course?

If you complete a course successfully you will receive an OCN certificate detailing all that you have studied, its credit worth and the level at which you have studied.

What is a Subject Area?

A Subject Area is the subject you are interested in.  There are five Subject Areas: Digital Marketing, Digital and IT Skills, Leadership and Management, Creative Digital plus Basic Skills English/ESOL, and Maths. From each Subject Area there is a choice of units and courses that you can choose from, offered at entry level plus levels 1, 2 or 3.

How much time do I need to devote to my study?

That will depend on the level and type of course you decide to go for. A unit at Level 1-2 requires 30-hours of study time, which can be completed within 2 to 6 weeks. A unit at level 3 study time varies according to the subject and it can be between 20-60 hours study.

Courses can take a little longer as they include more than one unit; in addition for level 1 awards, it is mandatory to complete a Study Skills unit plus 2 more units; this would take 90 hours study which can be completed 4-12 weeks.  Level 2 courses take around 60 hours study.  You can find all this information form the ‘All Courses’ button click on ‘Choosing a course or a unit’.

Is study on demand or are there set times I need to be online?

As learning is online, it will be available to you 24/7 from the moment you are registered. We do recommend completing the courses within the recommended time