This course will enable you to learn new or develop existing ICT skills, develop your understanding of the use of ICT in the workplace and gain a qualification at Level 2. Using Microsoft applications you will develop skills including the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This course will run for 22 weeks.
You will complete a portfolio of work to show you the skills and knowledge you have achieved.
Dependent on the level you are working at, you will develop new skills in some of the following areas:
- Improving Productivity Using ICT
- Presentation Software
- Using email
- Word Processing software
- Using the Internet
- Spreadsheet software
You will also use a variety of learning activities which will be include tutor demonstration, individual and group exercise, discussion, practical demonstration and work-based scenarios. You will also work through activity sheets and other resources, designed to support the development of skills in each of the areas and prepare a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your newly gained skills.
You will develop a personal learning plan with your tutor, based on the results of an initial assessment of your current skills, which will allow you to work towards the level most suitable for you. As a result, there will be a mix of full class teaching, and periods of individual activity as learners in the class work on their own areas of need.
Regular home study will be necessary to successfully complete this course. You will be supported to develop good study skills.
If you have chosen to study this course online then you will need to have: a PC or laptop (a smart phone or tablet is not sufficient) reliable internet access, a camera and microphone.
Your tutor will also support you to improve your English and maths skills alongside your learning of your vocational subject. This will include assessing your current skills and planning learning activities related to your subject that are designed to develop your skills in these areas. To support this, you may undertake some e-learning modules, where appropriate, as homework.
This is a course leading to a qualification.This course is paid for by public funding and you will be required to complete all the necessary coursework/assignments by the give deadlines.
Please note: if you do not successfully complete the course within this academic year, you will not be able to repeat it at the subsidised fee.
What learners say about our courses:
I just want to say how much I love the way you teach. Really enjoy it.
Thank you very much for teaching me and making me feel confident. I went for a trial day with an assessment last week. First, I was a bit nervous, which I think is normal, but with every program I felt confident and just had to focus on what we learned in class. I’ve got a job now and will start in August.