Course Type / Attendance

Short Course, Higher Education

Subject Area


Start Date

Starts throughout the year

Course Length

10 Weeks







Course Level


Home / Course / Computing Award Level 1

Who is this course for?

Anyone who has basic computer skills, or have completed the Computing Beginners course (using Microsoft Office 2010) and want the skills and confidence to be able to achieve an ICT Level 1 qualification using Word, PowerPoint & Excel spreadsheets.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Although no formal qualifications are required for this course, it is expected that you have either completed a Computing Beginners course or have some experience of using Microsoft Office.  You may be asked to attend one of our advice and guidance or enrolment sessions to make sure that this course is suitable for you.

What are the key things you'll learn?

You will learn to use Word Processing, PowerPoint and Excel (in Office 2010).

How you will learn

Weekly.  Classroom taught sessions, 3 hours per week.

Where could this course take you?

You may be able to progress onto Level 2 ITQ in ICT or other appropriate ICT qualifications.