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City & Guilds ICT Functional Skills Entry level 3

There’s no need to be scared of computers anymore! If you only use computers occasionally for browsing the internet or e-mailing, then this short course will help you develop the basic core skills required to make better use of your computer. You will be able to develop basic computer skills and knowledge to become much more confident in your ability to use computers as part of your daily life.

What will I learn?

There are 5 modules covered as part of the course to help you develop your skills:

  • File Management
  • Internet & Email
  • Word Processing
  • PowerPoint
  • Spreadsheets

This course is designed to build your confidence when using computers and provide you with a foundation on which to build more specific skills at higher levels.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught in practical sessions with other learners. Your tutor will complete demonstrations and provide support when completing your practical assessments.

How will I be assessed?

You will complete one assessment paper at the end of the course.

What can I do next?

On completion of the course, you can progress on to the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Level 1 course.

Is there anything else I need to know?

If you are out of work and in receipt of benefits, the fees for this course may be waived with sufficient evidence and a stamped wavier form. Conditions apply.

This course will run throughout the year, please contact us for the next available start date.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this level of study. You will need to attend an IT assessment and show a willingness to learn.

If the start date for your course has already passed we may still be able to accommodate you.

Any questions? Just ask!

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