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DIGITAL SKILLS

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level Entry 3 Award in Entry to Vocational Study

Course Code

22P1ICT00205

Duration

8 Weeks

Entry Requirements

Good level of English reading and writing skills and manual dexterity.

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to study:

  • Digital Skills for Work
  • Digital Skills for Business
  • Photoshop for Beginners
  • Photoshop for Improvers

Cost

£402

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

Our entry level course is ideal for those who have little or no computing experience and would like to gain confidence in using computers and the latest computing technology.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

During this course, you will work towards the City and Guilds IT (ITQ) Entry Level Certificate. You will develop the ability to use IT systems sensibly and purposefully to meet needs, to do so safely and securely in line with your organisational guidelines.

Topics include:

  • Interacting with and using IT systems to meet needs
  • Organising, storing and retrieving appropriately
  • Understanding the need for safety and security practices
  • Maintaining systems and responding to common IT system problems
  • Inputting text and editing word processing documents
  • Structuring information within word processing documents
  • Using word processing software tools to format and present documents
  • Using browser tools to navigate webpages
  • Using browser tools to search for information from the internet and save webpages
  • Using software to complete online forms
  • Following and understanding the need for safety and security practices when working online
  • Using email software to compose and send messages including attaching items
  • Managing and responding to incoming emails
  • Responding to common problems when using email

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

Tuesday 14th February 2023

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus