Computing & ICT
  • Location
    Daventry - Badby Road
    1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019

* People in receipt of certain state benefits may be entitled to a reduction in fees. Please call our Enrolment Centre on 0300 123 2344

Summary of course

The ITQ Level 2 Award aims to develop knowledge of standard IT hardware and software. Learners become skilled in the use of different software applications to enable the efficient and effective completion of tasks to business standard.

What will I study?

To achieve this qualification, candidates must complete the mandatory Units plus two of the Optional Units.

Mandatory Unit:

  • Word Processing Software
  • Improving Productivity Using IT

Optional Units:

  • Using the Internet and Using Email
  • Database Software
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Spreadsheet Software

*All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.

Interview Requirements:

To enrol onto this course please contact the Enrolment Centre on 0300 123 2344 to arrange an appointment for advice and guidance with the Skills Centre.


Learners can progress onto the ITQ level 2 Certificate.

Level 2 IT qualifications are sought after by many employers.

How is the course assessed?

The course is assessed through workbooks and in-class assessments. Students work individually at their own pace within the Skills Centre with tutors present to support and guide learning. Progress is monitored throughout the course. Students are required to pass a task-based controlled assessment to complete each module.

Who is this course for?

The ITQ Level 2 Award aims to develop skills and standards of IT hardware and software usage to enable learners to be able use IT in professional business environments. The course is aimed at learners who are looking to advance knowledge and skills within IT to a good standard.

Entry Requirements for new students

Candidates must be able to demonstrate literacy skills, generally at Level 1 as a minimum.

Basic keyboard and mouse skills are also necessary.

General Info (materials required for the course)

Students should attend for six hours week as a minimum for this course: typically for two hours, three times a week. Students may find it useful to have a memory stick/flash drive so they can complete additional study at home. These can be purchased at the time of enrolment

Course fee information

Sorry, you’ve missed the start date for this course but we are planning to offer it again in 2019. If you would like to speak to a tutor about the course please call us on 0300 123 2344 or complete our easy online enquiry form.


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