Edexcel Functional Skills ICT Level 2
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Boost your IT skills from home with this accredited Functional Skills ICT Level 2 qualification.
- This Functional Skills ICT Level 2 course is equivalent to a grade 4 GCSE.
- Accredited and recognised qualification that will demonstrate your knowledge and skills in ICT.
- You’ll become proficient in ICT and understand the modern office.
- Achieve this qualification from the comfort your own home, at your own pace.
Our Edexcel Functional Skills ICT Level 2 qualification is an accredited, nationally recognised qualification in IT.
The course has been designed for anyone looking to understand the fundamentals of ICT. During this course, you’ll learn more about using storage and software, how to use databases and spreadsheets, and how to produce word documents and slide presentations.
This course has been designed around the use of Microsoft Office, however, the contents of this course are also applicable to other solutions such as Google applications too.
Please note, you cannot achieve the full qualification without completing the exam.
Up to one year.
Edexcel Functional Skills ICT Level 2 qualification.
There are no specific entry requirements to study this course.
One online exam. You will also complete tutor marked assessments throughout your course to allow you and your tutor to track your progress.
- Health and safety of using computers
- Adjusting system settings
- Creating files and folders
- Controlling access to files
- Keeping your device secure
- Selecting software
- Understanding the user interface
- Using storage and storage devices
- Identify information required
- How to search effectively
- Evaluate websites
- How to save appropriately
- How to extract information using copy and paste, screenshotting, and copy and paste.
- How to present information in How to search data a table
- How to search data
- How to sort and filter data
- Understand queries and reports
- Be able to present information
- Validate data
- Apply formatting
- Carry out calculations
- Use conditions
- Display data graphically
- Typing and copy and paste text
- Inserting imagery
- Applying formatting
- Presenting work
- Making slides and editing them
- Animating and transitioning
- Sending and receiving
- Contacts lists
- Organising your inbox
Once enrolled, you have up to one year to complete your studies.
You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or online, depending on the study method you choose. If you choose to study online, your login details will be emailed to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away.
You will also be provided with a range of further reading and videos to support your learning.
Exams and assessments
To achieve your Functional Skills ICT Level 2 qualification, you must complete the exam. You will be assessed via an online exam. The exam will consist of two parts and will last for two hours. Your exam will be marked out of 50.
You will also complete a series of tutor-marked assignments throughout your course. This will allow both you and your tutor to track your progress as you make your way through your studies.
When you enrol on your course, you will have the option to add your exams to your enrolment, or you can select the course-only option.
If you choose to add your exams on to your enrolment, all you need to do is contact us when you are ready to sit your exams, we will book and pay for them on your behalf.
If you do not add your exams on to your enrolment, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams yourself. If you select this option, you must source and liaise with your chosen exam centre in order to book your exams, Open Study College will not be able to book your exams for you.
Upon successful completion of the course and your exam, you will achieve a Functional Skills ICT Level 2 qualification from Edexcel.
Edexcel are a highly respected and recognised awarding body. Their qualifications allow learners to succeed in life, learning, and employment. Functional Skills are a nationally recognised level 2 alternative to GCSEs.
Once you have achieved your Functional Skills ICT Level 2 qualification, you could progress to study GCSE ICT, A Level IT, BTEC Level 3 in IT, or an alternative level 3 ICT qualification.
Duration: two hours
Assessment format: online exam consisting of two parts.
There are no formal course requirements, but it is recommended that you have access to a computer with internet access.
You will have 12 months from enrolment to complete this course.
- Expert personal tutor support
- Dedicated student support
- Assignment marking and feedback
- FREE CV critique service
- FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
- FREE XO Student Discounts card
- *Study pack including notebook, pen, and highlighter.
*Not included with the online study option.
Yes, in order to achieve your Functional Skills qualification, you must complete the exams required by the course’s exam board. You can choose to add your exams to your enrolment with us, in which case we will book and pay for your exams for you when you are ready. Alternatively, if you choose the course-only option, you will be responsible for booking and paying for your exams which can be done directly with the exam centre.
If you select the course-only option when enrolling on your course, you will need to book directly with the exam centre and pay for your exams yourself. However, if you choose to add the exams package to your enrolment, we will take care of booking and paying for your exams for you when you are ready.
It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.