Functional Skills ICT

Functional Skills ICT

Functional Skills ICT

The Functional Skills course Information and Communication Technology (ICT) aims to equip learners with skills and confidence to apply, combine and adapt their ICT knowledge and skills to new situations.
Additionally, our aim is to emphasise the benefits of ICT to people who have been “turned off” by the subject.

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.

Location

LLC Croydon


Qualification

You will complete 1 ICT assessment. A single assessment covers all the Functional Skills ICT criteria. It can be attempted as soon as the candidate is ready. The exam will be externally marked by City&Guilds, and upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a Functional Skills Certificate.


Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for students of various ages and from diverse background in term of lifelong learning.
Teaching will be done in groups of 10-15 learners with your tutor.
You will be expected to undertake independent practice, having access to a computer is essential.


Course Benefits

WHAT THIS COURSE COVER:

    • Interact with ICT for a given purpose
    • Follow recommended safe practices
    • Use ICT to plan and organise work
    • 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 access, organise, store, label and retrieve information

Quick Facts

Start Dates

Various starts dates. CALL US NOW!

Hours

FAST TRACK - 2 days per week for 7 weeks

or

STANDARD - 2 days per week for 2 weeks, following by 1 day per week for 10 weeks

Fees

Fully funded subject to eligibility criteria.

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