This online qualification provides a great entry point into the world of IT, introducing you to the basic computer skills used in the majority of modern workplaces.
- Suitable for absolute IT beginners or novices
- Gain basic knowledge on widely used Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
- Learn how to send effective email communications, produce more powerful presentations and do more with data
- Get computer literate to help you find success in a wide range of different careers
Who is this course for?
For those looking to get an overview of basic IT skills and understand how to use emails and spreadsheets.
Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills.
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.
Course places are limited, sign up today to secure your place.
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