Essential IT Skills (Level 2)
Vision2learn is offering a brand new, super-flexible, FREE, online IT course – Level 2 ITQ Certificate in IT User Skills (QCF).
Studying on vision2learn’s FREE online IT course will help you to develop new computer skills, train for work and achieve a UK-recognised IT qualification.
The course includes units of the following topics: improving productivity using IT, email, spreadsheet software, word processing software, presentation software and database software.
With vision2learn you can conveniently study for your iTQ qualification online – via your home or work PC – for FREE as this course is funded by the Skills Funding Agency.
With Essential IT Skills (Level 2) you can:
•Develop practical IT skills if you're a beginner
•Build on your existing IT knowledge
•Learn new IT skills to suit your job
•Achieve a great new qualification to add to your CV.
The benefits of Essential IT Skills (Level 2):
- With vision2learn you can conveniently study for an ITQ online – via your home or work PC – for FREE.
- It’s truly flexible – fit it in around your other commitments.
- It enhances your employability.
- It helps you identify and fill any IT skills gaps.
- You gain a nationally– and employer– recognised IT qualification that’s invaluable for your future career progression.
- The vision2learn system stores all your work in an online portfolio, so you don’t need to collect lots of printed evidence.
Each ITQ unit has a credit value. You will need to build up 16 credits to achieve a Level 2 ITQ Certificate in IT User Skills (QCF). The units and their individual credit values are summarised below. This qualification is classed as a ‘full’ Level 2.
Improving productivity using IT (4 credits)
This unit is all about using IT tools to complete tasks more efficiently and really improve the work you do. You will learn lots of useful skills including:
Planning an IT task
Choosing software programmes
Using shortcuts, customised menus / toolbars and templates.
Using email (3 credits)
This unit covers all the essentials of using email, including more advanced features such as setting up groups of email addresses, adding a signature and altering the design and format of emails. You will find out how to:
Create and send email messages
Use ‘netiquette’ to get the most out of your email
Use your email address book
Do more with email
Manage your messages.
Please note: This is a read only unit.
Spreadsheet software (4 credits)
In this unit you will learn lots of practical skills about creating and using spreadsheets and getting the most from your spreadsheet software. You will find out how to:
Use spreadsheet software
Create and use functions and formulae
Create graphs and charts
Format your spreadsheets
Word processing software (4 credits)
This unit shows you how to get the most out of your word processing application, using a wide range of tools and techniques to produce professional looking documents. You will find out about:
Creating a new document
Using shortcuts, mail merge and tables
Database software (4 credits)
This unit will help you to discover more about databases. It is ideal if you want to learn about modification of simple databases, creating queries and building reports. You will learn how to:
Set up a database
Enter data accurately
Create records in your database
Do more with your data
Create and print reports.
Presentation software (4 credits)
In this unit you will learn lots of useful skills to enable you to create professional presentations. You will discover how to:
Create a new presentation
Use a design template
Control your presentation
Finish your presentation.
Guide Price: FREE