Functional Skills ICT

Functional Skills ICT

This course will helpLearners to develop essential ICT Skills required for work and personal life. They will learn to: • Select and use software applications to meet needs and solve straightforward problems • Adjust system settings as appropriate to individual needs • Work with files, folders and other media to access, organise, store, label and retrieve information • Demonstrate how to create, use and maintain secure passwords • Demonstrate how to minimise the risk of computer viruses • Use of search engines to (answer) queries • Apply editing, formatting and layout techniques to meet needs, including text, tables, graphics, records, numbers, charts, graphs or other digital content. • Develop, present and communicate information • Read, send and receive electronic messages with attachments At the end of the course learners will complete an online/paper –based ICT test which will be externally marked and certificated by City & Guilds. All learners will be given support to prepare for work, complete CV’s, complete application forms and undertake preparation for interviews.


Croydon, Battersea, Penge, Lewisham.


City & Guilds Certificate in Functional Skills ICT

Who is this course for?

Learners will be assessed prior to starting the course and will be placed on the level best suited to their starting point.

Quick Facts

Start Dates

Courses run for 10 weeks - Various starts dates from September 2018


2 days per week - weeks 1 and 2 then 1 day per week weeks 3-10 * 5hrs per day


Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.