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Location: Joseph Wright Centre
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Tuition (£): 0.00*
Functional Skills will provide individuals with essential knowledge, skills and understanding, enabling them to get the most out of life, learning and work.
A Functional Skills qualification in Information, Communication and Technology will help you develop better practical ICT skills.
There are no entry requirements. However, you will be required to complete a brief assessment to ensure that the course is suitable for you.
- The basics – security and safety, passwords, viruses, storage, managing files and folders.
- The internet and email – searching, sending and receiving emails, contacts lists, organising your inbox.
- Word processing – formatting text and documents, tables, mail merge, graphics.
- Spreadsheets – entering, editing, sorting and filtering data, formatting and formulas.
- Charts and graphs – producing different types of charts and graphs: bar, column, line and scattergraphs and pie charts.
- Presentations – understanding, making and editing presentations.
- Databases – sorting and filtering data, running queries and reports
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed continually through the development of an individual learning plan.
The end test is made up of a number of tasks based around one main theme, including:
- Using the internet
- Working on a spreadsheet
- Producing a document in a word processing program.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
What can I do after this course?
What you do next is up to you:
- Use the skills you learn in work, study or everyday life
- Use the skills you learn in any future course of study that you may be considering
* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.