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Functional Skills in ICT

This IT qualification is great if you're new to IT and want to learn the basics. Receiving face-to-face training at one of our centres, you'll learn how to use a computer, use the internet to find information, share photos and keep in touch with friends using email and social media (like Facebook and Twitter).

Functional Skills in ICT
Entry level 2
Entry level 3
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    Assessment
    • If you’re working towards the entry level 2 qualification, you’ll learn how to:

      • make calls, send texts and take photos with a mobile phone
      • recognise the parts of a computer, how to turn it on and work comfortably
      • connect to the internet and keep your personal details safe
      • know what common gadgets do and how to connect them to a computer
      • choose the best technology for different tasks
      • use a web browser to search the internet for information
      • use email to keep in touch with family, friends and colleagues
      • create documents with a word processing program
    • To get your qualification, you'll take a short test at your centre. Your tutor will let you know when you're ready and they'll make sure you have lots of practice beforehand so you're fully prepared.

  • Details
    Assessment
    • If you’re working towards the entry level 3 qualification, you’ll learn how to:

      • create a comfortable work area and stay safe online
      • use the internet, email and social networking sites to organise your social life
      • use the internet to plan journeys and buy travel tickets
      • use email to keep in touch and understand its benefits and limits
      • use internet tools to chat online and use social media
      • upload photos from a camera and create a computer music library
      • understand the benefits of online banking
      • know the benefits of using comparison websites to plan a holiday
      • write letters and formal documents
      • create posters, flyers and informal documents with a word processor
    • To get your qualification, you'll take a short test at your centre. Your tutor will let you know when you're ready and they'll make sure you have lots of practice beforehand so you're fully prepared.