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Adult Skills and Community Learning

Computer Basics Entry Level

Guilds Award/Certificate for IT Users 4249 Entry Level 3
OCR Entry Level Certificate in ICT – Entry Level 3

This qualification is designed for learners who are new to using ICT and who wish to gain nationally recognised qualifications.

See our course listing for IT and Computing for details of the days, times, locations and fees for these courses.

Length of course

36 weeks x 2 hours per week

Course content

To achieve the qualification, you'll need to complete tasks from a range of modules including:

  • word processing software
  • using the Internet
  • using email
  • presentation software
  • spreadsheet software
  • desktop publishing software
  • database software

Entry requirements

No prior experience or knowledge of ICT is required, but mouse and keyboard skills would be desirable.

Course fees

The cost of the course is £272.40. This includes tuition, materials, and registration fees with the awarding body. 

For details of how to pay and any fee reductions or remission that may apply, see our paying for a course page to apply.

How to apply 

You'll need to attend an initial assessment before you enrol to make sure you have the necessary entry skills to complete the course within the allocated time. 

Give us a call to book an appointment.

What you can do next

Education

We encourage all learners to progress to ICT qualifications at Level 1.

Employment

This course is ideal for anyone in employment that requires a basic knowledge of a range of ICT topics.

 

What our learners say

  • I would recommend this to anyone when trying to gain new skills to further their career.
    ICT course adult learner
  • I have created a CV to enable me to apply for jobs.
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  • The Tutor was both well informed and committed to help me achieve my goals. I would like to thank her for going the extra mile.
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