Basic ICT Skills – Entry 3

Login to computers – knowledge about computer devices, security including password protection, Health and Safety and file management. Each learner will be assessed in all modules taken and create a portfolio of evidence for the awarding body.

  • Eligibility

    HCUC Apprenticeships & Skills has to give priority to applicants who are in receipt of one of the four main benefits:

    • Job Seekers Allowance
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Universal Credit
    • Income Support

    Training is free for people with:

    • Right to Work in UK
    • Proof of ID
    • Learner or spouse must have been resident in UK/EU for last 3 years and
    • To be eligible whilst working those  living inside the Greater London Area they need to earn less than £20572.50 and for those outside they need to earn less £16009.50 to be eligible whilst working.

    To access this course you will need:

    • Good general communication skills in English
    • English literacy proficiency at Entry Level 3 or above
  • Cost

    Free for job seekers*

    *Subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

  • Qualification

    Basic ICT Skills – Entry 3 – Including Budgeting Skills

  • Level

    Entry 3

  • Duration

    10-12 days

  • Timings

    9.30am – 3.00pm (Monday to Friday)

  • Delivery Location

    • Harrow on the Hill Campus, Lowlands Road, Harrow HA1 3AQ
    • Hayes Campus, College Way, Hayes, UB3 3BB.

Who is it for?

Individuals who are looking to improve their basic IT skills.

Course summary

  • Create an account
  • Send/receive emails
  • Reply and forward emails
  • Applying for jobs
  • Attachments including attaching CV
  • Connect email to mobile phone (depends on device).
  • Using IE or Google to look for information including job searches
  • Using 'Find a Job' to search for jobs and record any activity
  • Upload CVs to 'Find a Job'
  • Use mobile device to access Internet (depends on device)
  • Understand upload and download
  • Use cloud storage if required.
Word Processing
  • Create documents
  • Save documents and understand a filing system using a USB device
  • Develop typing skills including accuracy and using a spell checker
  • Use different tools such as Bold, Underline, and Fonts etc.
  • Create and save a spreadsheet to record a budget
  • Enter data accurately
  • Use basic formulas to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division as well as basic function
  • Basic math input
  • Use some basic charts.