City & Guilds Functional Skills in Information Communication Technology at Level 1

City & Guilds
Functional Skills in Information Communication Technology at Level 1

Who is this qualification for?
Level 1 will suit anyone wishing to develop their ICT skills. You can get ahead in work, education or daily life by building your ICT skills with the Functional Skills qualifications. This qualification will suit you if you have some knowledge and basic skills and are ready to handle more complex problems, involving familiar and unfamiliar contexts. You’d like to learn how to express, understand or apply more advanced concepts or ideas.

Course Duration
The duration of this course is from 12 weeks, consisting of one x 2-hour session per week. It should be noted that you will be expected to complete some work in between sessions, at home, as well.

Topics covered
This qualification covers skills that include:
• Identifying the ICT requirements of a straightforward task
• Interacting with and using ICT systems to meet requirements of a straightforward task in a familiar context
• Managing information storage
• Following and demonstrating understanding of the need for safety and security practices
• Using search techniques to locate and select relevant information
• Selecting information from a variety of ICT sources for a straightforward task
• Entering, developing and refining information using appropriate software to meet requirements of straightforward tasks
• Using appropriate software to meet requirements of straightforward data-handling task
• Using communications software to meet requirements of a straightforward task
• Combining information within a publication for a familiar audience and purpose
• Evaluating own use of ICT tools

Assessment method
This qualification is assessed by an externally set and marked on-line test.

Cost
£120* based on a minimum 5 students per class
Funding may be available

Qualification specifications

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