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A worldwide examination of data collected between 2011 and 2015 found that 26% of adults studied were unable to use a computer, with a further 29% proficient only in the most basic and familiar of tasks. With a large percentage of job roles requiring competent use and knowledge of information technology, it is more crucial than ever that people improve their computer skills if necessary, both for their own personal and professional advancement and for business purposes.
Unit 1: Using IT to increase productivity
Section 1: Be able to plan and select which IT tools and systems are best suited to completion of an identified task Section 2: Be able to identify any restrictions or constraints that may affect how a task can be completed using IT tools and systems Section 3: Be able to use IT tools and systems to complete an identified task Section 4: Be able to review approach to using IT tools and systems Section 5: Be able to adapt their approach as a result of their experiences using IT tools and systems to complete a task.
Unit 2: IT software fundamentals
Section 1: Select and use appropriate software applications to meet needs and solve problems Section 2: Enter, develop, combine and format different types of information to suit its meaning and purpose Section 3: Present information in ways that are fit for purpose and audience Section 4: Evaluate the selection and use of IT tools and facilities to present information.
Unit 3: IT security for users
Section 1: Use appropriate methods to minimise security risks to IT systems and data.
Unit 4: Presentation software
Section 1: Input and combine text and other information within presentation slides Section 2: Use presentation software tools to structure, edit and format slide sequences Section 3: Prepare slideshow for presentation.
Unit 5: Spreadsheet software
Section 1: Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data Section 2: Select and use appropriate formulas and data analysis tools to meet requirements Section 3: Select and use tools and techniques to present and format spreadsheet information.
Online learning materials with online assessment
- Staff can learn from their own home, in their own time
- Staff will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
- Staff will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
- Funding available — speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you and your staff are eligible.
Dates are available throughout the year
If you are aged 19 or over:
Fee : £234.00
Many College courses are free, if the course has a fee we will ensure that you receive 100% of any subsidy or funding available to you.
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The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.
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