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DIGITAL SKILLS FOR BUSINESS

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate for IT Users (ITQ)

Course Code

22P1ICT00613

Duration

10 Weeks

Entry Requirements

Competence with basic computing skills, file management is essential. It is also essential that learners are competent with basic skills in:

  • Improving Productivity Using IT
  • Word processing
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel

Successful completion of the Digital Skills for Work course or equivalent is recommended, as this course develops on the skills learned at that level.

A commitment to practicing in between lessons is also required.

Basic written and spoken English skills and maths skills required and manual dexterity with a mouse and keyboard.

Future Study

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

  • Photoshop for Beginners
  • Photoshop for Improvers
  • CISCO

Cost

£402

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This course is aimed at learners who have either achieved the Level 1 Certificate or already have the experience, and a good understanding of Microsoft Office programmes.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The course will comprise of four modules; IT User Fundamentals, word processing, spreadsheet software and presentation software, using current versions of the Microsoft Office 365 programme. Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The content of this course is subject to change and depends on student skills and interests.

Improving Productivity Using IT

  • Plan, select and use appropriate IT systems and software for different purposes
  • Review and adapt the ongoing use of IT tools and systems to make sure that activities are successful
  • Develop and test solutions to improve the ongoing use of IT tools and systems

Microsoft Word

  • Using, recapping and expanding skills learned on the ITQ Level 1 course, including formatting, cut and paste, drag and drop
  • Editing and grouping graphics
  • Using headers & footers, inserting auto fields e.g. page numbers
  • Creating a custom template
  • Creating custom styles
  • Working with tables, editing rows and columns
  • Creating a master mail merge document and link to Excel spreadsheet to mail merge.

Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Using, recapping and expanding skills learned on the ITQ Level 1 course, including creating presentations, formatting, inserting and resizing images
  • Creating presentations, adding and editing slides
  • Editing the master slide and master styles
  • Inserting, editing and resizing graphics
  • Adding and editing transitions and animations.

Microsoft Excel

  • Using, recapping and expanding skills learned on the ITQ Level 1 course, including formatting, fill, basic formulas
  • Creating, using and editing formulas
  • Using Relative Reference, Absolute Reference and Mixed Reference
  • Using various functions such as; IF, VLOOKUP, SUMIF

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

12th September 2022 for 10 weeks

Every Monday and Wednesday, 09:30 – 14:00

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus