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This course is designed to help beginners master basic information technology skills and build computer confidence at home or at work whilst gaining a recognised qualification.
Aims of the course
To provide you with an Entry level IT skills that could lead to further education in IT or related area. It can offer those moving into their first job roles the confidence to work effectively with ICT and deal with tasks that arte straightforward or routing.
The course includes:
Word Processing Software
Learners are assessed through practical assignments.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress to the next level available, or seek employment.
This course can lead to further education or employment in information and communications technology or related areas
What can I earn in the digital skills sector?
When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you choose to study for a digital skills qualification, you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and an excellent salary in your sights. For example:
IT project managers start on around £29,000 a year and an earn £49,000 with 3-5 years' experience
IT user support technicians start on around £22,000 a year and can earn £33,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Website developers start on around £18,000 and can earn £32,000 with 3-5 years' experience
If you're interested in a career in digital skills, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with companies like Cisco Systems and PricewaterhouseCoopers, students benefit from valuable work experience, and are taught by staff with extensive industry experience.
No previous knowledge or formal qualification is required. Initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability.
We have a wide range of computer rooms and labs where you will learn a range of skills.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.