Information & Communication Technology

Skillsfirst Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology Level 1

Course Summary

Delivered at a pace to suit learners needs this course is suitable for students looking to improve their knowledge of ICT. This course is designed to improve confidence, skills and understanding of ICT in line with the government initiative to improve the levels of ICT in the UK, allowing learners to apply skills learnt in life and work situations.

Areas covered during the two years may include:

  • Identify ICT requirements

  • Use ICT systems to carry out tasks

  • Manage information storage

  • Demonstrate how to minimise the risk of computer viruses

  • Use search techniques to locate relevant information

  • Select appropriate information for the task in hand

  • Enter, develop and refine information using appropriate software

  • Use data handling software

  • Combine and present information that are fit for purpose and the audience

  • Evaluate the use and the selection of the ICT tools and facilities used

Progression

Skillsfirst Functional Skills Qualification in Information and Communication Technology Level 2