Entry Level ICT Qualification
This is the starter qualification course for learners wishing to develop their basic computing knowledge
and skills in order to be able to progress to more advanced courses. It is designed to equip learners with the skills to operate confidently, effectively and independently in education, work and everydayl ife. You will become confident and capable when using ICT systems and tools, able to find and select information as well as develop, present and communicate information in both life and work. There are no examinations for this qualification but you will be expected to attend the session and complete a portfolio.
Download and complete the pre-course assessment
Who is this course for
Do you want to gain confidence to using Computers and IT? This starter qualification is designed for those who have a limited knowledge of using computers or who are complete beginners.
It is tutor-led throughout and is designed to build confidence and recognise computing skills, knowledge and understanding. It equips learners with the basic range of transferable skills for the modern workplace.
Come to our Advice and Assessment session to find out if this is the right course for you.
Students may wish to enrol on the next level Certificate course at the same time, or after completion.
What does this course cover
It is designed to equip learners with the skills to operate confidently, effectively and
independently in education, work and every day life.
The qualification is Functional Skills ICT at Entry Level that aims to ensure that each individual is:
confident and capable when using ICT systems and tools
able to find and select information
able to develop, present and communicate information in both life and work.
What will it be like
Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course assessment(s).
The tutor will closely monitor the students' work as well as questioning, observing progress, setting tasks and online questioning with diagnosis.
What else do you need to buy or do
Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.
As much as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.
What this course could lead to
Beginners Qualification in Using IT Skills (ITQ) at The Mary Ward Centre then the ECDL course
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’