IT Users (ITQ)

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Qualification type: Award
Level: Entry level 3
Awarding body C&G
Academic year: 2018/2019
Start date TBC - one day a week 9.30am - 3pm
Duration 6 weeks
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Short course

Course overview

This course has been designed for those who have little or no experience using a computer and who wish to learn the basics to enhance their employability, or who simply want to learn a new skill.

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Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements are required for this course.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

Studying and learning

Students will complete the following modules on this course:

  • Computer Basics (supported with Microsoft Digital Literacy)
  • Computer Security and Privacy (supported with Microsoft Digital Literacy)
  • Using Email
  • Word Processing Software
How will I be assessed

Modules are assessed using a variety of methods, including;

  • Scenario based assessments
  • Simulations
  • Electronic portfolio

Full tutor support will be provided every step of the way.


What next

If you enjoy this course and would like to develop your skills further you could progress onto the Level 1 ITQ qualification. Should you wish to progress even further, Level 2 ITQ qualifications are currently being designed for learners.

Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

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