Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
Flexible 6 weeks Level 2 Distance Learning Distance Learning Skills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This qualification has been designed to help you explore a range of essential skills to Improve your ICT skills, gain a qualification, the focus is on building and developing your skills and knowledge and to improve your confidence with the communally used computer packages used in industry.

Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data. Use appropriate formulas and tools to summarise and display spreadsheet information. Select and use appropriate tools and techniques to present spreadsheet information effectively.

You will Use IT systems and software you have covered efficiently to complete a planned task. You will use appropriate IT systems and software to meet requirements. Review the selection and use of IT tools to make sure that work activities are successful.

You will need to have experience of using MS Excel.

Study level Cost
19+ FREE *subject to eligibility checks

You will be given guides to follow (videos are provided with the same information), each guide has a challenge for you to complete along with an example of the result. You have 4 weeks to complete.

A practice exercise is provided that needs to be returned for marking, a full practice assessment will be then provided that need to be returned for marking and feedback will be given. You have up to 2 weeks to complete and return.

When you and your tutor agree you are ready you will be given a live assessment for the unit to complete, you have one week to complete and return. This needs to be returned for marking and feedback.

You may need to compete an initial assessment and invited to attend an induction session.

You will have 6 weeks to complete this unit.


What’s next?

You will be able to compete other units at this level such as Level 2 IT User Skills Certififcate.

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