Computing & ICT
  • Location
    Northampton - Lower Mounts
    1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018
    Ref
    17/18QOCRITQ1CD9999

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £0.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits £0.00
    19+ with government funding £0.00
    19+ without government funding £797.00
    Overseas students £797.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A
  • Location
    Northampton - Lower Mounts
    1 August 2017 to 31 July 2018
    Ref
    17/18QOCRITQ1C9999

    Fees
    16-18 years old (part-time) £0.00
    19+ unemployed and/or claiming benefits £0.00
    19+ with government funding £0.00
    19+ without government funding £797.00
    Overseas students £797.00
    19+ Advanced Learner Loan students N/A

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

Awarding organisation

ITQ Level 1 Certificate

Summary of course

If you use IT on a daily basis and want to prove your ability across a range of applications then the ITQ certificate is for you. This course prepares you with a range of skills necessary to meet the demands of the modern workplace and to obtain a Level 1 qualification.

This qualification aims to develop knowledge of standard IT hardware and develop skills using MS Office software. You will develop knowledge of different software applications and use them to complete tasks effectively.

To achieve this qualification, you must complete the mandatory Unit and some of the Optional Units.

Mandatory Unit:

  • Improving Productivity Using IT
  • Word Processing Software

Optional Units:

  • IT Security for Users
  • Using the Internet
  • Using Email
  • Database Software
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Presentation Software
  • Spreadsheet Software

All units are subject to change and may be withdrawn.

For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:

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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 Certificate is ideal for you if you use IT on a daily basis and who want to improve and demonstrate your ability across a range of applications. The course prepares you with a range of skills necessary to meet the demands of the modern workplace and to obtain a Level 1 qualification. Learners normally precede this course by completing the Level 1 ITQ Award in IT.

Entry Requirements for new students

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

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We are planning to offer this programme from September 2016. The full details, including the fees for the 16/17 academic year will be available on the College website from the beginning of July 2016. In the meantime, if you would like to speak to a tutor about the course please call us or complete our easy online enquiry form.
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