About the course
This course is designed for all ages and levels of ability to equip students to use ICT competently. Each individual will be fully assessed by our professional tutors and advised of which qualification would best suit his/her needs.
Please be aware that this course is not suitable for beginners. No formal entry requirements, but it is essential that all learns have some knowledge of ICT. You will need to attend an induction and assessment session. From the results of your initial assessment we will be able to decide the level of the qualification you will study.
Functional Skills ICT (Edexcel) Entry Level 3, Levels 1 and 2.
What you'll learn (core modules)
This course is primarily organised as a workshop, with students working at their own pace with the help of a facilitator. The course will cover the following topics, at varying degrees of difficulty according to the level studied:
- Using ICT â€“ Planning and organising your work, knowing which programs to use to carry out a task. File management and organisation. Awareness of computer security and associated risks.
- Finding and selecting information â€“ Using search techniques to locate and select relevant information.
- Developing, presenting and communicating information. Creating, editing and formatting documents in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint programs. Learning how to use Email. You will learn how to combine information from various sources to create a document or presentation to be printed or viewed.
Where will this course take me?
There is the scope to progress through the levels from Entry Level 3 up to Level 2.
How much will it cost?
£125 for 18 weeks, 3 hours per week.
The course is fully funded is:
learner is in paid employment and earns less than £16,009.50pcm annual gross salary - proof of this will be required
learner is in receipt of state benefits such as JSA, ESA, Income support or Universal credit and earning less than £330pcm.
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