All prospective learners will need to complete an online assessment. This will ensure that you are enrolled onto the correct level of ICT course. To make an appointment please ring the Enrolment Line on 01772 225522 (option 1). This Intermediate Level European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) course is for those who wish to gain a formal IT qualification for work. It aims to equip you with the computing skills necessary to use applications software at an intermediate level.
You will study the following modules:
- Word Processing covering different word processing formatting options including the insertion of headers and footers, merging and splitting cells in tables and using mail merge.
- Spreadsheets covering formatting spreadsheets and charts using a range of formulae, i.e. SUM, AVERAGE, IF Statements and Absolute Cell Referencing.
- PowerPoint Presentations will be adapted and created using template designs, animation and transition effects, organisation charts and printed out in handout or slide view.
The class will be a taught practical session of tutor demonstration and student practical assessment. At the end of each module you will complete a practice assessment before taking the live assessment.
The Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Presentation modules are assessed by a task-based practical online test to be completed within 45 minutes. A pass mark of 75% is required.
Assessments are usually taken when the learning for that module has been completed. The Improving Productivity Using IT module is assessed by a mixture of multiple choice questions and a task based practical test. A pass mark of 75% is required for both the multiple choice and practical test. The assessment for this module is taken at the end of the course.
Following successful completion of this course, you may wish to study one of our other IT courses.
This course is suitable for learners who work with computers and/or are fairly confident in using Microsoft Office software applications.