We have a choice of courses to help you improve your IT skills. You will work towards gaining a recognised qualification to show what you have achieved. Our qualified staff can help you decide on the right course for you.
Examples of courses we offer:
• Functional Skills ICT at Entry Level, Level 1 and Level 2
Functional Skills ICT qualifications are designed to help equip you with the confidence and ability to use ICT systems and tools, and find, select, develop, present and communicate information. Functional Skills ICT can help you develop the practical ICT skills you need to use in life, study and work. You’ll develop your ICT skills and learn how to use them in real-life situations.
• ECDL Essentials Level 1
ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is a worldwide recognised computer literacy certification programme. It provides you with the IT skills and abilities needed to build on existing knowledge, motivate further learning, and improve your employability in a wide range of fields and industries. It’s accredited by the Chartered Institute of IT (BCS) as an ITQ. ECDL Essentials teaches the basics of computing – including security for IT users (module 1), IT user fundamentals (module 2), and internet and email (module 7).
• ECDL Extra Level 2
ECDL Extra builds on basic knowledge, and helps to improve your understanding of a variety of software packages – as well as improving productivity using IT (module 8). The course also includes word processing (module 3), spreadsheets (module 4), and presentations (module 6), and is a level 2 ITQ award
• Move On Up IT - Supported learning for adults with learning difficulties
Courses are fully funded for unemployed or low waged learners aged 19+ in the academic year and who have lived in the EEA for at least 3 years. Courses are co-funded for other eligible learners.
Use our Course Search to find our current courses running in your local area or call 01223 703530 or email CambsALS@cambridgeshire.gov.uk