To develop computer skills and enable you to understand how to use IT to do simple searches on the internet, send emails and create a document such as a business letter using appropriate software.
45 Hours. Courses are usually 1 x 2.5hrs per week.
Adults (19+) who would like to develop their computer skills for everyday life and work and achieve an Entry 3 Functional Skills qualification.
Yes, Edexcel Entry 3 Functional Skills. There is an assessment for each unit. You can do these in the classroom when you are ready. You will have lots of chance to practise the skills you need in class before you do the assessments. All our ICT courses embed development of study, English, maths and job skills to help prepare you for study at higher levels and improve work prospects.
Your English, maths and IT skills will be assessed before you join the course to make sure that the course is the right level for you.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
At the end of the course, your tutor will check your skills to see what you are ready to do next: Level 1 Functional Skills ICT if you are ready to progress to this qualification including Word Processing, Spreadsheets and PowerPoint Presentations.
You will need a pen, notepad, and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises. Access to a computer or any other IT device outside the classroom will be useful.
To achieve success on the course you will need to attend regularly. If you need to miss a class, please let us know in advance. You will need to ensure that you allow sufficient time for self-study and complete any homework set. You will be expected to complete all assessments and complete the full course.
Joanne Hourigan | Teaching and Learning Manager
T: 0121 464 6583