IT Short Course - C&G Entry Level 3 - IT User Fundamentals Access

What is special about this course?

This unit is included in a selection of entry level pick and mix units.  Designed for those with little previous knowledge, these units will allow you to develop skills and knowledge in the areas that are most relevant for you, whilst working towards one of these recognised qualifications

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

Learn how to use IT systems sensibly and purposefully; to do so safely and securely in line with organisational guidelines; to respond appropriately to IT problems; and to evaluate the use of IT systems.

There are four learning outcomes to this unit. At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Interact with and use IT systems to meet needs
  • Organise, store and retrieve files and documents appropriately
  • Understand the need for safety and security practices
  • Maintain system and respond to common IT system problems

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Open Access

Flexible online learning with online tutor support

How long will my course last?

15 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    Open access and flexible learning


    Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

    Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    Once completed, you can go on to complete additional units to achieve the Level 3 Certificate for IT Users.  Additional mandatory units being:

    • Online Basics;
    • Using Email;
    • Using Internet

    Plus any of the 4 following units:

    • Word Processing Software;
    • Spreadsheet Software;
    • Presentation Software;
    • Desktop Publishing Software,
    • Database Software

    Is there more information available online?

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