This course is perfect for those who wish to advance their IT skills, learning how to apply the principles of IT within work roles or everyday life.
With full tutor support available and no deadlines or timetabling to contend with; learning a new skill has never been easier. A simple and stress-free way to study all from the comfort of your own home.
You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be sent via post or email, so handing in an assignment in simple.
Up to 1 year.
You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Information Technology Level 3.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
General computer systems
Input and output devices
Memory and backup applications
Types of software
Commands and user interfaces
Word processing software
DTP graphics and how to use them in documents
Spreadsheet software and applications
How to create databases
How to organise data
Video and audio editing software
Different types of network
Data transmission principles and methods
The internet and security issues
Information technology in society
Communications in Society
The Data Protection Act
Computers and Crime
This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 120 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.
This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and a study guide in addition to tutor support by email.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality License Scheme website.
This course has been bench marked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
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 receive a Certificate of Achievement in Information Technology Level 3.
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 Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.