ICT Level 1

This course runs on Wednesday 10am – 3pm from the 18th January to 29th March at High Trees Learning Centre.

The Level 2 Functional Skills in ICT course is the equivalent of a grade 4 (C) at GCSE level. By completing the course, you will demonstrate that you have mastered the use of ICT in everyday life and will make you more attractive to employers.  You will gain a Functional Skills qualification in ICT which will cover – email and file management – presenting information in the correct format – designing professional looking posters/presentations - using Excel to make calculations, design charts and graphs - maintaining a secure network – taking into account relevance, bias and copyright when using information. 

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

Interact with and use an ICT system to meet needs and solve problems e.g. to display data in a graph, or organise information 

Demonstrate understanding of the need to stay safe when using ICT e.g. minimise the risk of computer viruses 

Apply editing, formatting and layout techniques to meet needs using different software applications 

Apply a range of editing, formatting and layout techniques to meet needs, including text, tables, graphics, records, numerical data, charts, graphs or other digital content 

Organise electronic messages, attachments and contacts 

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