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.
This is an online course taught over 5-10 weeks, meaning you can choose when and where you study, so it offers you the flexibility to fit your studies around your existing work, training, or home-life commitments, whilst achieving agreed deadlines set by you and your tutor.
What experience and skills will you gain?
You will study five fascinating topics:
- Unit 1: Using IT to increase productivity
- Unit 2: IT software fundamentals
- Unit 3: IT security for users
Unit 4: Presentation software
- Unit 5: Spreadsheet software
What do you need to apply?
4 GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) at grade D or 3 or above, or Level 1 vocational qualification, 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.
How will you be assessed?
This course is to be completed fully online, via online learning, tests and assessments.
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 courses to expand your knowledge and skills:
- 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)