Course Type / Attendance

Part Time

Subject Area


Start Date


Course Length

10 Weeks




Certificate, NOCN

Course Level

1, 2, 3

Award to be received

Functional Skills Certificate

Regulatory Body


Home / Course / Functional Skills ICT Entry Levels

Who is this course for?

Absolute beginners in computing and anyone over 19 looking to improve their IT skills and gain a recognised ICT qualification.

What do you need to apply for the course?

If you wish to undertake the course you should be aged 19 or over.

What are the key things you'll learn?

  • Create, edit and format word processing documents
  • Create basic spreadsheets using formulas and function
  • Know how to safely use emails and internet
  • Know how to use search engines
  • Organise work using file management

How you will learn

Attendance is once a week for 10 weeks. You will work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge.  Assessment methods include portfolio building and assessment activities.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course you will be able to further your own continuous development, which may improve your career prospects or enable you to progress to further training in ICT.

What costs will you incur?

The course is free and all materials are provided.