IT Functional Skills Entry 1 and Entry 2 – Deacon House

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This course is designed for learners who wish to develop their skills in ICT to help them gain the most from work, education and everyday life. Its assessment requires the learner to apply skills-based and problem-solving techniques in realistic settings.

Digital and IT skills are key qualities that employers look for – with over 70% of businesses stating their staff require basic digital skills to enable them to complete their job effectively.

Course Information

IT Functional Skills will help learners to study the use of ICT in a partcail way. Students will learn how to use technology, computers and other digital devices in their home and work life, allowing them to build confidence and simplify everyday tasks. The course covers a broad range of IT knowledge and students will learn through an online platform, which they can complete in their own time.

This course is available at two levels: Entry 2 focuses primarily on professional digital skills, with a secondary focus on utilising these skills at home. The emphasis for Entry Level 3 is on developing digital skills for life and introducing learners to the different work scenarios where these skills may be required.

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Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at adults to help improve basic technology skills and increase their understanding of the digital world.

This course consist of 6 modules, and the main themes explored include:

  • Using ICT software for specific tasks
  • Using search techniques successfully online
  • Managing information safely online
  • Develop editing skills
  • Develop presentation skills
  • Choosing the right software to complete a task

Benefits / Skills

  • New skills – how to use ICT equipment (PC, laptop, etc)
  • New skills - sending and receiving emails
  • New skills - communicating online
  • New skills - Searching the internet
  • New skills - using and developing presentation skills

Assessment Types

There is a computerised exam at the end of the course giving you your qualification.

Entry Requirements

Aged 19+

Career Progression

Digital and IT skills are now being sought after by lots of different employers A qualification demonstrating IT skills will help enhance your CV.

  • office assistant
  • administrative assistant
  • receptionist
  • retail assistant
  • despatch clerk/warehouse operative

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Course Details

Duration

12 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code

78321-03

Course Facts

History

Using ICT software for specific tasks

Facilities

Using search techniques successfully online

Extra Curriculum

Managing information safely online

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