How to search and stay safe when using the Internet. Completing online forms, downloading and copying images & text from the internet.
Send & receive emails. Create an address book for contacts. Manage your email account & keep it tidy. Block unwanted email messages & stay safe.
Creating documents using Word Processing software such as letters, forms, and menus. Aligning & formatting text, inserting & working with images & creating diagrams. Proof reading & spell checking documents.
IT User Fundamentals:
Learning the basics - saving work, file management, staying safe. Identifying hardware & software.
Improving Productivity Using IT:
Recognising the best ways to carry out IT tasks improving your productivity.
Assessment will take place throughout the duration of your course. You will gather evidence in a portfolio; this is done during lessons. Your tutor will observe you carrying out tasks. There is NO EXAM to sit to achieve your award.
This qualification is ideal for novice computer users wishing to prove and improve their computing skills. It has been designed for those who wish to gain a basic qualification in computing, to help them with their current job, develop their IT skills or enhance their career prospects.
Familiarity with Windows and the use of a mouse is essential, and candidates should have a level 1 qualification in English and Maths.
Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on firstname.lastname@example.org for details. More about Student Finance.