IT Short Course - C&G Entry Level 3 - Using the Internet Access

What is special about this course?

This unit is 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 more relevant for you, whislt potentially working towards additional qualifications.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements

Learn how to access the Internet and make the best use of software tools and techniques to search for, retrieve and exchange information using a browser or public search engine.

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

  • Use browser software to navigate web pages
  • Use browser tools to search for information from the Internet and the world-wide web or an intranet
  • Use browser software to communicate information online
  • Follow and understand the need for safety and security practices when working online

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Open Access

Online learning with online tutor support

How long will my course last?

10 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    Start date

    Flexible start dates


    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 complete you may be able to undertake additional units working towards Level 3 Certificate for IT Users.  To achieve this award you must complete the following additional mandatory units:

    • Online Basics
    • IT User Fundamentals
    • Using Email

    Plus any 4 of the following units:

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

    Is there more information available online?

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