Is this the course for you?
Whether you are looking for a qualification that is valued by employers across a huge variety of industries, want to increase your IT skills for your current role, or are looking to take your next step on your career pathway, this course is here to help you achieve your career goals.
The Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding in a wide range of valuable IT skills. From using technology to increase productivity, to understanding software, through to learning how to stay safe online, this course will give you the tools you need to be a confident and competent computer user.
With instruction in how to use presentation and spreadsheet software, format emails, and use word processing programmes, you'll be able to easily demonstrate your new-found skills to your present or future employers, and with the flexibility this online course offers you, you can fit it in around your existing work, study, or family commitments.
What modules will you do?
You will study five fascinating topics:
- Using IT to increase productivity
- IT software fundamentals
- IT security for users
- Presentation software
- Spreadsheet software
How will you be assessed?
Each unit has short answer question assessments of at least one paragraph. Assessments are completed online via our online assessment platform. You can request paper-based workbooks that you will need to post back to us.
What do you need to apply?
Level 1 vocational qualification in professional skills or Level 1 qualification in English
Additional Information: If you do not hold a suitable Level 1 qualification, or cannot provide evidence of one, you may still be able to enrol on this course following an initial assessment to test your level of literacy in English.
This course is fully funded (free) to you if you are 19 years or older, live in England and have had permanent lawful residency in the UK/EU for the last 3 consecutive years.
Where can this course take you?
This course can help improve your employability across a huge range of industries, including business, finance and accounting, marketing, administration, and all office-based roles that have a need for IT proficiency.
After successfully passing the Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills, you may wish to consider progressing on to one of the following full-time courses:
- Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technology (BTEC)
- Level 3 90-credit Diploma in IT (BTEC)
- Level 3 Extended Diploma in IT (Software Development) (BTEC)