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IT Skills Level 1

  • Type: New for January 2019 | Part-time & Adult Courses
  • Level: 1
  • Study Mode: Part-time
  • Start Date: Monday, 28 January 2019
  • Time: Mondays 17.30-20.30
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Full Fee: Free (subject to eligibility criteria) or £362.00

About the course

This course is aimed at learners who can use predefined or commonly used IT tools for activities that are straightforward or routine. The qualification helps you build your skills and gain the confidence you need to work effectively with computers. This qualification would be suitable for anyone who works or aspires to work with IT systems and wants to progress their careers and has a good understanding of the basic Microsoft packages.

Entry requirements

There are no formal IT qualifications required to complete this course. However, you must have a good understanding of how to use the basic functions of the core Microsoft packages. In addition to this you must have a good understanding of the English language both written and verbal.

How much does it cost?

Free (subject to eligibility criteria) or £362.00

Who is it suitable for?

Beginners, learners unfamiliar with computers and smartphones or Facebook.

Awarding Body

City & Guilds

Why study?

You will learn about a range of IT topics, including:

  • Improving productivity using IT
  • Word Processing
  • Presentation software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Security for IT users

Where will this course take me?

  • Level 2 IT i.e. diploma for IT users
  • Data clerk
  • Business administrator
  • Application support assistant

How will I be assessed?

You will learn through teacher-led classroom based teaching and practical exercises using relevant IT software. Lessons are interactive with a mixture of independent study and group exercises. Some independent study will be required for the duration of the course.

Assessment is through the completion of classroom based practical assignments for each unit studied and tutor observation.

Will I have to provide anything?

All resources will be supplied during the course.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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