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City & Guilds Functional Skills Qualification in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) at Entry 2

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Course content

All Entry level assessments are externally set by City & Guilds, with internal (centre) marking and internal/external verification.

  • Use computer hardware
  • Use software and applications for a purpose
  • Keep access information secure by using passwords
  • Understand the need to stay safe

Who is the course for?

People aged 16 – 18

People aged up to 24 who declare a disability and have an EHC Plan

This course is for:

  • anyone who is taking a vocational course for which ICT is needed
  • anyone who would like to progress toward a vocational programme like ITQ
  • adults involved in a learning programme to prepare them for work

Assessment method

At the end of the course there will be a paper based test which will cover all topics.  You will have one hour to answer all the questions.

Entry requirements

To start on this course you need to show at initial assessment that this is a suitable level for your current skills or have completed Entry 1 in ICT.

Future opportunities / career options

Achieving Functional Skills ICT qualifications should increase candidates confidence and motivation, and the skills they gain will be valuable in the workplace or in any further learning.

When is the course run?

September 2019

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).