This course is designed for those who have little or no knowledge of ICT seeking a route into jobs which require some knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing packages in Microsoft Office.There are 3 units. Namely:IT User Fundamentals Word processing Spreadsheets Qualification City & Guilds Entry 3 Level Award for IT Users (ITQ).
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
An interview with College staff.
A range of practical work and completion of end of course assignment
Aims of the course
The aim of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge that learners need for a career in IT.Designed to meet the needs of today's businesses this hands-on applied qualifications give learners a chance to gain a nationally recognised vocational qualification and progress to employment or further education in the IT sector.
City and Guilds Level 1 Award for IT Users (ITQ).
What can I earn in the digital skills sector?When you're deciding what to study post-16 it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a digital skills qualification you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression and an excellent salary in your sights. For example:IT project managers start on around £29 000 a year and an earn £49 000 with 3-5 years' experienceIT user support technicians start on around £22 000 a year and can earn £33 000 with 3-5 years' experienceWebsite developers start on around £18 000 and can earn £32 000 with 3-5 years' experienceIf you're interested in a career in digital skills we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with companies like Cisco Systems and PricewaterhouseCoopers students benefit from valuable work experience and are taught by staff with extensive industry experience.