Functional Skills Qualification in Information Communication Technology (ICT) at Level 1
Why choose this course
This is course for those wish to develop an understanding of functional skills in ICT at level 1 and want to progress to further study/training and employment. It is also useful to those in employment who want to develop their skills.
The average duration length of the course is 45 hours.
You will study the following
Using ICT involving identifying the ICT requirements for a straightforward task , planning, selecting the appropriate software. In addition, you will work with files/documents, folders (creating, deleting, naming and moving or copying files to the folders)
minimise the risk of computer viruses
Finding and selecting information this involves a more in-depth use of search techniques including search engines to locate information locally from different media as well as web-based search.
Developing, presenting and communicating information – which involves editing, formatting and applying layout techniques, creating tables, inserting graphics and charts which satisfy the needs. You will also learn to create, receive and reply electronic communications with attachment.
Through online using Google Meet, Google classroom and Zoom, Moodle Virtual Learning Environment and classroom.
The course is set and externally assessed by a 2 hour either paper-based or on-screen tests.
An equivalent to Entry 3 in any accredited course.
At the end of the course, you will achieve Internet Safety certificate from the college. You can progress to Level 2 courses in ICT.