Level 2 Award in Digital and IT Skills – for Adults
This is a flexible ICT portfolio-based qualification for adults aged 19+. It is ideal for learners keen to develop their abilities for roles requiring specific digital and IT skills such as administration, finance, marketing and manufacturing. **This course may be FREE if you're claiming benefits or on a low income.**
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
Level 2 Digital and IT Skills is a flexible ICT portfolio-based qualification aimed at adults aged 19+.
It is ideal for learners who want to develop and extend their abilities to prepare for job roles in industries where specific digital and IT skills are required such as administration, finance, marketing and manufacturing.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
Applicants will need to have some prior knowledge and experience of digital and IT skills and should be working at a minimum of Entry Level 3 standard in English.
Applicants with low levels of digital and IT skills should consider studying our free Beginners IT or Essential Digital Skills qualifications first.
You will be invited to an informal interview and assessment session in order to establish your suitability for the course and will be offered appropriate advice and guidance.
What will you learn?
The qualification can be studied as a six-credit Award or as a 15-credit Certificate*. There are mandatory and optional units available in subjects such as Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentation Software, Programming, Cybersecurity, Using Digital Technologies, Virtual Meetings, Diary Management, and Digital Skills Career Progression.
Your individualised pathway will be determined at interview based on your specific requirements, current level and time available for study.
*See our Certificate in Digital and IT Skills for course-specific fees information. The course may be free if you are on a low income.
How will you learn?
You will have access to a PC or laptop whilst on-site and will learn at your own pace with the support of one of our expert ICT tutors.
What will you need to bring with you?
Please bring along a notebook and pen to take notes. Having access to a mobile smart device such as a mobile phone or tablet would be useful although this is not essential.
Access to a PC or laptop and access to the Internet at home would be advantageous to practise and develop your skills between classes.
How will you be assessed?
We will monitor your progress throughout the course, and you will build an electronic portfolio of evidence for each unit to confirm competence.
What you do next is up to you:
- You can broaden your range of skills by increasing the size of your qualification (Award – Certificate)
- You can develop skills at a higher level by moving up the level of qualification from Level 2 to Level 3
- You can progress in / to employment where you can apply your digital and IT knowledge and skills
Who do you contact for more information?
For a confidential chat about your learning needs, please contact our friendly team on 01332 387465 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Human Resources Administrative Occupations
Other Administrative Occupations
Local Government Administrative Occupations
Pensions and Insurance Clerks and Assistants
Other Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
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Use our online application form to apply for this course.
Course Information Last Updated On: January 31, 2023 2:14 pm