This ICT Functional Skills Online Course will develop ICT knowledge as a key life skill, and as a basis for more advanced study. The course aims to build learners’ confidence by helping them develop a feel for numbers, patterns and relationships, and places a strong emphasis on solving problems and presenting and interpreting results. Learners also gain an understanding of how to communicate and reason using mathematical concepts.
This ICT Functional Skills Level 2 Online Course is ideal for anyone wishing to gain a knowledge and understanding of this subject. You will also find this course extremely valuable if you are looking for a progression route for further training whilst employed or are applying for a College or University.
This course will help develop students’ knowledge of English as a key life skill and will help form a basis for more advanced study.
The course will be delivered online including Tutor Support for two years. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor and you must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.
You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be ready to take your final exam. The final exam will need to be sat at an approved centre.
Please Note: Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.
Introduction to ICT
Headers and Footers
Inserting an Image
Planning, Drafting and Organising
Writing in Paragraphs
Finding and Selecting Information
Selecting and Evaluating
Advanced Excel Formulas
Excel Charts and Graphs
IF Functions in Excel
Sending and Receiving Emails
Copying people into messages
Attaching Files and Documents
You may not be required to cover all of the above units. The online portal will determine which areas you will need to cover after you have taken your opening assessment.
Q & A
Will I require any previous knowledge to start this course?
You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 2 years from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.
What is included with this course?
In-depth study materials covering the full specification
Two years tutor support
Assignment marking and feedback
Will I need to purchase any books?
You will not need to purchase any books as we cover everything that is required in the course materials unless otherwise stated on the course page.
Are there any additional costs?
Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examination at an approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.
I live overseas, would I be able to take this course?
Yes, this course is available to international students. Please contact us for information on approved centres in your area.
Do I have to pay delivery?
This is an online course and therefore delivery is not applicable.
How many hours should I allow for this course?
We recommend that you are able to dedicate between 120 and 150 hours’ study time, plus additional time for completing assignments.
Can I complete this course sooner if I wish to?
Yes, you can work at your own pace to complete this course.
At the end of this course successful learners will achieve Functional Skills Level 2. The awarding body will depend on the examination centre you choose.
Course fees for payment in full include:
Course materials which will cover the full course.
Assessment and feedback on all assignments.
Access to your personal Tutors via our online portal.
Access to a range of online resources.
Access to the NUS student card.
Tutor references once a satisfactory amount of work has been completed.