IT User Skills

Qualification: NOCN Certificate
Level 2

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About this course

This course is an excellent introduction to the basics of using a computer, using the internet and email. It includes more advanced skills compared to our level 1 IT User Skills course, such as secure file management, advanced internet searches and using Microsoft Office applications.

This level 2 course will give you the ability to select and use relevant knowledge, ideas, skills and procedures to complete well-defined tasks and address straightforward problems. It includes taking responsibility for completing tasks and procedures and exercising autonomy and judgment subject to overall direction or guidance.

* Great news... if you're aged 19 or over and earning less than £15,736.50 a year (gross salary), you may not have to pay for this course. Apply online now!

What you will learn
  • IT user skills - how to store information on your computer so that you can find it when you need it (file management)
  • IT communications skills - develop an understanding of how to use internet and email software effectively and in a safe and secure way
  • Word processing - basic use of computers, creating documents such as letters, notices, and written information
  • Excel skills - creating spreadsheets, charts, graphs and calculations
  • PowerPoint skills - creating, designing and editing PowerPoint presentations using a variety of tools
  • Skills for advanced internet searches
Assessment

You will be assessed using practical tasks and creating a portfolio of evidence. There are no exams.

Entry requirements
  • You will need to have a basic understanding of using a computer
  • You will need to be aged 19+
  • This course is available at level 1 and level 2. You will be placed on the most suitable course based on a short skills assessment at your interview.
Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
05/12/18 17.30 - 20.30 (Wednesday) 24 weeks Main £225*
04/06/19 17.30 - 20.30 (Tuesday) 24 weeks Main £225*