Adult Skills and Community Learning

OCR Award in Life and Living Skills (Entry Level)

This course is designed to develop the ICT skills of learners who are unemployed and looking for work with a focus of promoting independent use of email, and being able to surf the internet safely, effectively and efficiently.

This recognised qualification is a stepping stone for further courses at entry level 3.

Length of course

Three hours over five weeks

Course content

Learners will:

  • access a word processing application and understand the basics of creating, saving, recalling, editing and printing documents
  • know how to use email to communicate and apply for job vacancies
  • understand the difference between uploading and downloading
  • send and receive attachments

Entry requirements

This course has been designed to be accessible to learners who are new to using ICT. No prior experience or knowledge is required.

Course fees

The course is free for all learners.

How to apply 

Contact us online for more information or to book your place.

What you can do next

We encourage all learners to progress to the search and communicate or Microsoft applications courses.

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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