Digital Skills for the Workplace
We’re in the 21st century and today everything’s about technology and information technology (IT) and how it influences all kinds of human activity. As technology progresses, the need for information technology professionals will only increase. And the better your skill set, the more in demand your expertise will be.
This BTEC qualification is ideal for anyone who is wishing to begin a career in IT, but has little or no experience of IT or computing. It will give you a solid foundation in the principles of IT such as spreadsheets and word processing, and is a great base from which to develop your knowledge and skills.
You will study in our dedicated IT workshops, kitted out with all the latest computers and software that you will need to become a professional in the IT industry. 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 be delivered online as much as possible.
What areas will I study?
- Setting up a computer system
- Word processing
- Website design
- Improving productivity using IT