Overview top

This qualification gives you a good grounding in the essential IT skills of websites, spreadsheets and word processing. The skills you gain can be used in any field of study, employment or enhance your current job role. 

The aims of the qualification are to enable learners:

  • To gain knowledge, understanding and specific IT skills 

  • To build experience and confidence using basic IT packages, including the Microsoft Office suite

Entry Requirements top

There are no formal entry requirements for the level 1 qualification. Learners who wish to study at level 2 will require a level 1 qualification in IT, or relevant work experience.

This will be discussed with your course tutor. 

Assessment top

All units are internally assessed using a portfolio of evidence that you will build during the programme of study.

Professional Opportunities top

Successful learners can progress into various higher levels of study within the college. Full advice and guidance will be offered to learners.

Dates & Fees

Reduced fees may be applicable depending upon your personal circumstances, please contact us for details
Start End 16-18 Year Old 19+ Tution Fee
3/10/2018 26/6/2019 Free £60.00
3/10/2018 29/6/2019 Free £95.00
*Fee for non-UK residents
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