Level 2: IT User Skills


 Course Overview

This course aims to develop your learner’s knowledge, understanding and competence in a range of different IT areas. This course is ideal for those who work with IT within their current job role and for those who are familiar with using a computer and the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

To complete this course you will need access to a computer and a basic level of IT knowledge. It would also be of benefit to have some level of confidence in producing documents in Word, PowerPoint and Excel (as learners will need to do this as part of their assessment).

This course is not for beginners, or for those who don’t already have consistent access to a computer.This course will encourage your to think about how IT can be used in different ways as they are introduced to specific tools that will aid them in utilising IT in everyday life. You will consider the best software and tools for specific tasks and will do this with the view of improving their productivity and efficiency. You will also learn about the importance of IT security; from unwanted emails and spam, to computer viruses and firewalls. As you make progress through the course you will look in detail at presentation and spreadsheet software and will be assessed on their understanding and use of these

Course content

This course is split into five manageable units:

Unit 1: Using IT to increase productivity

Unit 2: IT software fundamentals

Unit 3: IT security for users

Unit 4: Presentation software

Unit 5: Spreadsheet software

Learning Methods

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course from your Personal Tutor.

This fully online course is designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times. The maximum duration of this course is 12 weeks.

The Benefits of this course..

The benefits of completing this course include:

Courses are delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study

You will receive an individualised curriculum plan, created by our online Diagnostic and Curriculum Planning Tool, to maximise development

Engaging and interactive activities

Expert curriculum tutors are assigned to provide the support needed to succeed

Study will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to enhance future work and life

Personalised learning support from our excellent team of Learner Support Advisors

Support with future progression through our Careers and Progression Coordinator

Access to our Live Vacancy App

This course is certificated on completion