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TOSA DigComp assessment

This online test is available in English, French and Dutch. It can be used for recruiting purposes, to assess training needs, or to assess the efficiency of an IT skills training program. It tests candidate proficiency in various IT-related areas and programs and delivers a score on a scale of 1-to-1000. The tests contain images and videos as well as questions in which the candidate performs actions directly within the various software applications. The questions test 5 different skill areas:

Information and data literacy

The questions in this category cover the essential concepts related to searching strategies and update information and content in the digital environment: identifying different types of websites, the analysis and assesment of the reliability of data sources and the organization and treatment of digital content in a structured environment (downloading files, using images and forms, etc.).

Communication and collaboration

The candidate is tested on his/her knowledge of digital tools and technologies in collaborative processes (social networks, online conference, online discussion, etc.), as well as on co-construction and the creation of appropriate data and resources. Questions also include referencing and providing data practices, and the candidate's competences to use public and private digital services, and manage digital identity.

Digital content creation

The category analyzes the candidate's ability to understand the enforcement of copyright and legal aspects of different types of licenses. It also evaluates his/her skills in making and editing digital content in various formats (social networks, messaging, etc.) as well as his/her ability to modify, improve and integrate information into an existing body of knowledge through the use of different operations systems, the use of a RSS feed, etc.

Safety

The candidate should demonstrate his/her abilities to protect devices and digital content through the use of anti-malware applications and understand the risks and security measures in the protection of personal data in different contexts (social networks, email, etc.) The category also assesses the candidate's knowledge of the environmental impacts of digital technologies and their use.

Problem solving

The candidate is assessed on his/her level of proficiency in identifying and solving technical problems when operating peripherals and digital environments. He will also be tested on his knowledge on the technological observation tools to improve and develop his/her digital skills.

TOSA DigComp skills assessment test sample question
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