Overview

Functional Skills in ICT (Entry Level up to Level 2)

 

Functional Skills Information and Communication Technology (ICT) qualifications are designed to give learners the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everyday life. They have been created in response to employers’ perceptions that many learners are not achieving a sufficiently firm grounding in the basics.

Entry Level ICT Functional Skills are ideal for learners wishing to develop practical, transferable skills in ICT in order to work confidently, effectively and independently in life. They’re suitable for a wide range of individuals and is fundamental to the successful completion of various wider qualifications and frameworks, such as Study Programme. Functional Skills qualification in ICT at Level 1 and L2 suitable for a wide range of individuals and is fundamental to the successful completion of various wider qualifications and frameworks, such as apprenticeships, higher studies and further studies including University.

At Entry Level the aims of these qualifications are to develop learner understanding and skills in: 

  • Checking ICT work area safety
  • Using emails, folders, and passwords
  • Developing spreadsheet data on Excel
  • Developing a Word document

Functional Skills ICT Level 1 & Level 2 covers the following:

  • Using emails and folders
  • Finding information from the internet
  • Developing spreadsheet data on Excel
  • Developing a Word document or PowerPoint presentation
  • Answering questions on general ICT knowledge

The skills learners acquire can be applied to different problem solving scenarios present in everyday life and the workplace.

 

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year. Please call 07305 936446 or email info@communityneeds.org.uk for more information.
Duration: 8 weeks - 32 weeks

Age ranges
These qualifications are approved for delivery to learners aged 14 and above, but can be tailored for younger age