Adult Skills and Community Learning

OCR Entry Level Certificate in ICT - Entry Level 3

This course is designed for learners who want to step into the digital world - to communicate online, surf the internet safely, effectively and efficiently while developing their knowledge of social media and tablet technology.

Length of course

3.5 hours a week for 10 weeks

Course content

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

  • use different devices to search online and communicate
  • understand how to stay safe on the internet
  • surf and search effectively
  • create and access an email account
  • send and receive emails with attachments
  • advantages and disadvantages of social media
  • discover applications to use in everyday life

Entry requirements

This course has been designed to be accessible to learners who have little or no prior knowledge of the internet or email and want to step into the world of electronic communication and tablet technology.

Course fees

The cost of the course is £144.40 which includes all 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.

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 Microsoft application courses to work towards the minimum skills preferred by employers.

What our learners say

  • I feel more confident going on the internet to do my job search.
    ICT course adult learner
  • I have really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and approachability of the tutor in these classes.
    ICT course adult learner
  • I liked the friendly atmosphere and tutor, I feel proud of what I have achieved
    ICT course adult learner

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