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This course covers accredited ITQ (IT User Qualification) units listed on Ofqual and can lead to a Level 2 RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) qualification. The ITQ is a nationally-recognised qualification for those who need digital skills as users of technology.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in using a computer, the IT Essentials Level 2 course is ideal for:
The IT Essentials course enables you to:
You will be assessed through project-based assignments which will require you to demonstrate skills you have learnt in each lesson. There is an assignment for each unit within the course.
You will have a full year to complete this course, which is plenty of time to be able to study at your own pace. This course will take you approximately 140 hours to complete.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. You will study this course online and work will be submitted to your course tutor by email. You will receive a year’s full tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!
On successful completion of this course students will receive our ITQ – Level 2 Certificate. This is not a nationally recognised qualification.
If you want to gain the Open Awards IT User Skills – Level 2 Certificate Qualification you can pay the required accreditation fee of £150.00 to be entered for this qualification. This qualification has been accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (Qualification Code: 600/5670/8). This is a Level 2 Certificate Qualification with 31 Credits.
The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 using the RQF framework to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
The certification is issued through Open Awards. Open Awards are an Awarding Body Organisation approved by Ofqual. Set up in 1981, Open Awards (Previously the North West Region of the National Open College Network - OCNNW) have been in business for over 30 years and are a not for profit organisation and a registered charity.
To enrol onto this course you should be able to comfortably use a computer and navigate through the internet. You must be 11 years or over.
The course focuses on Microsoft Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2013 or later so students will require their own versions of appropriate software. Earlier versions of Windows and Microsoft Office can be used, although some instructions may be different for the earlier versions of the software.
Please Note: The course covers the use of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (PC Versions) and is designed for use on a PC. It will be possible to view the course materials using an Apple Mac although the information within the course will be specific to Windows based software.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
If you would like to gain the Open Awards IT User Skills – Level 2 Certificate Qualification you will need to pay the required accreditation fee of £150.00 to be entered for this qualification. It is your own responsibility to book and pay for this.
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your IT Essentials Level 2 course.
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 Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.