Adult Skills and Community Learning

City & Guilds Award/Certificate for IT Users 4249 Entry Level 3

This qualification is designed for learners who are fairly new to using ICT and who wish to gain nationally recognised qualifications in just 8 weeks.

Length of course

 4.25 hours per week for 8 weeks 

Course content

To achieve the qualification, you'll need to attend all 8 sessions and will complete tasks using the following software:

  • word processing software
  • presentation software
  • spreadsheet software
  • file management software

Entry requirements

A very basic knowledge of the above software. During the course you'll be learning to use it independently.

Course fees

The cost of the course is £134.19 which 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 book a pre-course assessment before you can start the course, to make sure you have the necessary entry skills to complete the course within the allocated time.

At the appointment you'll be able to discuss your needs with one of our tutors and will also complete a short IT skills assessment. Assessments take place at Wellington House in Barnsley town centre and last about 45 minutes.

Not sure if this is the right course for you?

Book an information and advice appointment so we can help you find the best course.

What you can do next

We encourage all learners to progress to ICT qualifications at level 1 and above to acquire the minimum skills preferred by employers.


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.
    ICT course adult learner
  • 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.
    ICT course adult learner

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