Summary of course
This is an initial course for new students wanting an introduction to Information Technology (IT). During these eleven weeks (two hours, twice a week) students will be taught by a specialist tutor.
Students will study:
- word processing software
- IT User fundamentals
- computer basics
- using the internet
For further information about the course and the units you will study, please read the awarding body specification by clicking on the link below:
Awarding Body specification.
IT qualifications are highly sought after by employers. Students can progress on to Level 1 and Level 2 IT qualifications in the Skills Centre.
How is the course assessed?
Students complete a portfolio of evidence throughout the course. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion.
Who is this course for?
The course is aimed at students who are beginning to use IT for the first time.
Entry Requirements for new students
Students will have an appointment in which a short assessment of understanding will be completed.
General Info (materials required for the course)
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.
Maintaining your attendance at above 90% is essential for success on this course and is an expectation of the college. It is also expected that you will be punctual to your lessons.