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ECDL - Level 1 Certificate

Length of course

60 hours - usually 30 weekly sessions of 2 hours.

Course aims

To gain relevant skills in using basic IT tools and applications.

Course content

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Use the internet
  • Send and receive emails and organise your address book using Outlook
  • Use Excel spreadsheet software
  • Use Microsoft Word software
  • Demonstrate understanding by applying learned skills to "real" situations in Improving Productivity using IT unit

Who is the course for?

Those with some IT skills who wish to start to gain I.T qualifications.

Do I need any knowledge, skills or qualifications?

You will need a good level of written English (at least Entry 3), a basic knowledge of how to use a computer, possibly an Entry Level qualification.

Will I gain any qualifications?

Yes - a Level 1 ITQ Certificate (QCF) ECDL Level 1 Certificate Flexiqual (BCS). Qualification Credit Framework Value: 14 credits at Level 1

How will I learn?

You will work alone, or in small groups led by a specialist tutor in a dedicated IT room. You will also have the benefit of written materials and access to online resources to support your learning between classes. You will be assessed by an online test for each unit.

What could this course lead to?

A level 2 IT course such as ECDL Level 2.

What materials or equipment will I need to provide?

Basic stationery, a ring binder for handouts, a pen. You will also need to supply a memory stick.

More information

If you would like more information about this computer course contact John Higgins on 0121 675 5921.


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