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OCR Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (iTQ)

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Course content

Mandatory units:

  • Improving Productivity using IT

Optional units:

Students can choose a minimum of 4 of the following units and must achieve a minimum of 16 credits:

  • Database Software
  • IT Security for Users
  • Presentation Software
  • Spreadsheet Software
  • Word Processing Software
  • Using Email

Who is the course for?

Students who want to demonstrate to employers they have achieved a recognised standard in IT. Learners interested in developing IT skills for personal use.

Assessment method

All units will be internally assessed by course tutors and externally moderated by OCR Examiner-moderators.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess Level 1 iTQ Award/Certificate or good computer knowledge. All prospective students will undertake an initial assessment. Students should have gained or be working towards recognised qualifications in English and Maths at Level 1.

Future opportunities / career options

Progression onto iTQ Level 2.

When is the course run?


Course Fees

Courses are free for all students aged 16 – 18 (or up to 24 if you declare a disability and have an Education, Health & Care Plan).