Level 1 Gateway Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ)
This course is designed to introduce you to career opportunities using IT. You'll also work to improve your English and maths skills.
The essential digital skills course will help you to build your confidence and develop your personal skills to prepare for a job. You will improve your skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening.
This course will give you a solid foundation in the main IT skills as spreadsheets and word processing, and provides an excellent basis from where you can develop your knowledge and skills. It removes a fear of computers and provides basic IT skills as well as higher skills for those who have already achieved.
The tutors have years of experience and they bring together theory and practice, so that you are able to develop high-level skills and knowledge. Industry visits and work experience opportunities will help you expand your learning, and to understand how to apply what you learn to a range of business sectors.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.
What areas will I study?
Database software (Access) Desktop publishing software (Publisher) Presentation software (PowerPoint) Spreadsheet software (Excel) Word processing software (Word) Using email (Outlook) Using the Internet
- English language skills (reading, writing, speking and listening)
- Employability skills