When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Athos Pellapaisiotou
  • Course Code K21ITCC02A

What you will learn

Using a computer effectively is now an essential skill - at home, at college, at university or at work. It can help you communicate more effectively, access information more easily and a certified computer qualification makes you more attractive to employers. So how do you gain the best computer skills or demonstrate those that you already have? The answer is ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence). It's one of this country's leading IT User qualification - recognised and valued in workplaces and internationally as proof of competence in IT. This course is ideally suited for learners who have achieved a qualification at Level 1 or are returning to word processing, spreadsheets and or presentations. Learners will learn how to use the most important intermediate features of word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • gain a BCS Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills
  • use Word processing software to: manipulate and format text, insert and manipulate images within a document, import objects and graphics, use mail merge tools, create manipulate and format tables, preview and print documents.
  • use Spreadsheet software to: understand the basic concepts of spreadsheets, insert and format data
  • use Presentation software to: create, format, modify and prepare presentations using different slide layouts, duplicate and move text, images, charts
  • Improve productively using IT. You will develop your skills to: plan, evaluate and improve procedures involving the use of IT tools and systems in order to improve procedures involving the use if IT tools and systems in order to improve the productivity.

Class format and activities

This will be a practical, predominately, centre based course. There will be an opportunity to work online using Microsoft Teams and Moodle - the college's VLE platform. Most work is individualised, although learners are encouraged to work in pairs and or small groups. It will be a relaxed working learning environment and step by step learning will help you become more skilled. You will have lots of opportunities to ask questions and address areas you need help in. You will need to practise outside the classroom.

Entry requirements

This is a Level 2 course for students at intermediate level. All students should have completed ECDL Level 1 or an equivalent IT Course and or have relevant IT experience. You will need an interview and assessment if you are new to Morley College before enrolling on this course.

What you need to know before you enrol

Students will also be expected to complete homework. Excellent attendance and punctuality, is required by all students.

What you need

You will need a USB/Memory stick and a folder.

What you can do next

There are a variety of other courses you could do, either at the same time or following the successful completion of this course. The immediate progress is ECDL Advanced (Level 3 ITQ Certificate) but there are also other pathways including training for a career as an IT technician or you can follow a pathway into digital graphic and media.

Cost

  • Full fee
    £362
  • Concession fee
    £362
  • This course may be available for free