Build on your existing IT knowledge for home and the workplace and learn how to make the most of widespread IT software.
- Boost your CV and gain IT skills valued by UK employers
- Gain intermediate knowledge of widely-used Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Master IT techniques to improve your productivity in the workplace
- Continue to develop your computer skills to aid your progress in a variety of different careers
Who is this course for?
For those looking for a qualification to help them master IT techniques to improve your productivity in the workplace, find a new job or enhance their performance in their current role. You will learn new skills to fulfil a personal learning goal, or experience the benefits of online learning.
Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills.
You will need access to MS Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or higher running on Microsoft Windows or Mac OS. Mobile versions of MS Office running on tablets and smartphones are not suitable for this course.
Can I study for free?
Free places are available to anyone who meets the criteria below.
- Living in England
- Aged 19 or over from the 31 August 2021 (born before 01 September 2002)
- A citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) and a resident in the EEA for the last 3 years
- Not in receipt of any other government-funded training.
You may also qualify if you're:
- Employed and in receipt of a low wage
- A non-EEA citizen with permission by UK government to live in the UK which is not for educational purposes, and lived in England for at least 3 years
- A family member of an EU national
- A refugee
- Asylum Seeker.
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