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Level: 3

Location: Workplace

Years: 1

Weeks: 52

Hours: 4.00

Start: Roll On Roll Off - Contact Us

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Tuition (£): POA
Exams (£): POA
Concessions: 1500.00***

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Interview: Y

Course Summary

The key purposes of this qualification are to:

  • Recognise skills and knowledge across a range of IT applications in a real life situation
  • Recognise achievement of skills in specific IT components (units) at the required level
  • Recognise prior achievements, learning or experience.

Entry requirements

You must be using a variety of IT applications either at work or home. The Level 1 and 2 qualifications should be taken by those who are seeking a job in - or are employed in - an office/IT-based environment and already have a range of skills in a variety of applications.

The Level 3 qualification is only for those employed in a supervisory or management role who already have substantial skills in IT.

Course Content

To achieve a full Level 3 QCF iTQ Certificate in IT User Skills, you must complete a total of 25 credits. This comprises a combination of mandatory and optional units.

How will I be assessed?

A workplace assessor will be assigned to you at work.  They will assess 'real' evidence via work tasks, questions and observations. There are no formal exams and all work is stored electronically.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

No

What can I do after this course?

Further courses available to you include:

  • OCR iTQ Diploma in IT User Skills Level 3
  • NVQ Business Administration Levels 2 and 3
  • NVQ Customer Service Levels 2 and 3
  • NVQ Team Leading Level 2
  • NVQ Management Level 3

 

 

* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.
**** Advanced Learner Loan: if you are aged 19 or over and want to study at Level 3, 4, 5 or 6, you could apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of your study. This is the fee that would need to be financed by a successful application for a loan. Alternatively, you or your employer could pay the fees directly.

Sam Lavelle

Sam	Lavelle

Digital Marketing apprentice Sam meets Prime Minister during London Fashion Week

Working for prestigious knitwear brand John Smedley has brought marketing apprentice Sam Lavelle lots of exciting opportunities – not least meeting the Prime Minister at London Fashion Week.Sam, who is taking digital marketing qualifications via Derby College as part of his apprenticeship, was among a number of UK fashion apprentices who spoke with Theresa May during the event.The Prime Minister was there to champion the UK's fashion industry – and highlight the vital contribution apprenticeships make in ensuring the sector remains a global leader.Sam, who has been with John Smedley since April, is delighted to have the chance to work alongside highly experienced and knowledgeable people on a daily basis.He is also enjoying working towards an OCR in IT through Derby College which will further his digital marketing skills.Sam said:

It's great. My tutors are supportive and I'm assessed in the workplace so I don't have to go into college. A lot of my learning is done online, which is also very convenient, and my assessors are flexible with meetings.
"Digital marketing is a big part of my role at John Smedley and I'm heavily involved in producing social media and other written website content for the company's central hub.

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