Intermediate Digital Skills – Functional Skills in ICT Level 1

Login to computers: knowledge about using ICT, finding and selecting information and developing, presenting and communicating information.

  • Entry Requirements

    HCUC Apprenticeships and Skills has to give priority to applicants who are in receipt 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 the UK, proof of ID, learners or their spouses must have been a resident in UK/EU for the last 3 years. To be eligible whilst working, those living inside the Greater London Area need to earn less than £21,547.50

    To access this course you will need:

    • Basic understanding in ICT
    • English literacy proficiency at Entry Level 3 or above
  • Cost

    *Free, subject to meeting entry requirements

  • Level

    Functional Skills in ICT at Level 1

  • Duration

    9 days (Mon – Fri)

  • Timings

    9:30 am—3:00 pm

  • Delivery Location

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

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  • Delivery type: Classroom based

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    Who is it for?

    Individuals who are looking to further develop their existing IT skills

    What you can do after completing the course?

    • Progress to a Level 2 ICT course
    • Pick up another training course with HCUC to further develop your skills
    • Get into part time / full time employment
    • Start an Apprenticeship

    Course Content

    Functional Skills in ICT - Skills Covered Summary

    • Login to computers - knowledge about using ICT, finding and selecting information and developing, presenting and communicating information
    • Each learner will be assessed in all 11 modules taken through a 2-hour assessment over the course of 5 days as evidence for the awarding body

    Using ICT

    • Identify the ICT requirements of a straightforward task
    • Interact with and use ICT systems to meet requirements a straightforward task in a familiar context
    • Manage information storage
    • Follow and demonstrate understanding of the need for safety and security practices

    Finding and Selecting information

    • Use search techniques to locate and select relevant information
    • Select information from a variety of ICT sources for a straightforward task

    Developing, presenting and communicating information

    • Enter, develop and refine information using appropriate software to meet the requirements of straightforward task
    • Use appropriate software to meet requirements of straightforward data-handling task
    • Use communications software to meet requirements of a straightforward task
    • Combine information within a publication for a familiar audience and purpose
    • Evaluate own use of ICT tools