Skip to main content

Employer Based Functional skills ICT outreach

12 week /or Block Week Functional Skills course offered for employers to upskill their workforce

Apply Now

Course Summary

Subject Area: Adult English, Maths and Science
Adult and Community
Location: Offsite
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: Entry
Number Of Years: 0
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 10
Hours: 2.00
Start: Flexible

Apply now at:
QR Code

Course Information for Students

Entry on to this course is through agreement between the college and Employer. The aim is to deliver a Functional Skills programme that allows a company to upskill their workplace to L2 Functional skill in ICT. This can be tailored to the requirements of the work place, delivery method will be agreed with employer to allow minimum disruption to their business. 

All prospective students will be required to complete an initial assessment in ICT and will be then advised as to whether need to complete L1 before L2 depending on these initial assessments or whether they can go straight to L2. 

The course will cover:

  • Word  
  • Excel
  • Databases
  • Email

You will get the chance to apply these ICT skills in a wide variety of situations.

Homework will be an important part of this course as will attendance to all sessions. 

This will be decided by your employer. Options will be

Remote learning

Face to Face in Workplace

Face to Face in College

Or a Blended learning approach

If learning remotely you will need access to a PC/Laptop with a full Microsoft Office package. 

At the start of the course you will be assessed to find out what you need to learn. You will then agree an individual learning plan appropriate to your situation and needs.

You will be assessed informally throughout the course to check on your progress. 

Qualifications are obtained by completing a written or online test.

What you do next is up to you:

  • Use the skills you learn in work, study or everyday life
  • Gain a qualification
  • Continue studying to improve your skills further

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

´╗┐Sorry - no lmi data
More Careers Information at:
QR Code

DCG Success Stories

Discover how our students have achieved success. Their hard work and dedication to learning has enabled them to succeed in rewarding careers or progress onto higher education.

role model

We encourage progress and aspirational outcomes by guiding people onto learning pathways that lead to positive destinations. Our students have gone on to achieve great things since leaving the College. We would like to share some of their inspiring success stories with you.

View Role Models

online application form

Get Started...

Use our online application form to apply for this course.

Apply Now

Course Information Last Updated On: November 1, 2023 1:42 pm