IT Computer Skills Extended Level 1
Develop your IT skills and improve your performance and prospects in the workplace with this practical part-time course.
Level: Level 1
Purpose: Developing IT Skills
Guided Learning Hours: 130
Duration: 21 Weeks, Mon & Tues
Next Course: January 2020
What are the qualifications about?
You will gain the relevant knowledge, understanding and skills of a variety of commonly-used software and systems, that will help make you competent using IT in your occupation.
Who are they for?
This is ideal for you if you are lacking confidence in your IT abilities and want to further develop your skills in this area.
What do I need?
To study this certificate at Level 1, you should hold Entry 3 in English and Maths.
Why choose Ruskin College?
Ruskin college is a welcoming and inclusive community, the ideal environment for building your key life and job skills towards a better future.
What sorts of things do they cover?
The Level 1 Certificate will cover units including:
- Improving Productivity Using IT
- Presentation Software
- Using Email
- Database Software
- Word Processing Software
How will I learn and be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical IT exercises.
How long do they take?
Guided learning hours
Guided learning hours are the hours you spend learning with your training provider or on your own. The guided learning hours for this qualification are:
- Level 1: 130
Usual course length
Completing the Level 1 usually takes
- 21 weeks part time, 2 days a week, Monday and Tuesday
What jobs could they lead to?
You will improve your key IT skills, which many employers look for, so your employment prospects in any career area will improve too. You could also continue your IT studies and can progress onto the Level 2 Certificate.
What would it cost me?
Cost: £494. We will help you access financial support if you are entitled to it: find out if you are eligible.