• January
  • Computing and IT
  • Professional accredited qualification

BCS ICDL EXTRA

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Intro to the course:

An internationally recognised IT qualification, ICDL Extra (previously ECDL) will introduce you to Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel and Powerpoint. You will also learn how to plan, evaluate and improve procedures involving the use of IT tools and systems to improve the productivity and efficiency of work activities. This course will help you grow in confidence and unlock the full potential of your computer and may provide a range of job opportunities across various sectors. Achievement of this qualification demonstrates competent and efficient computer skills. ICDL is recognised by employers across the globe as the benchmark in digital and IT user skills. It is the world's number one IT user qualification.

Qualification
Professional accredited qualification

Study mode
Part-Time Evening

Start date
17/01/2023

Who is the course for?

With the demand for digitally literate employees, all adults regardless of age or ability can now access qualifications. If you feel left behind, looking to update your IT skills, or are thinking of making a career change, taking a recognised BCS qualification is a great way to update your skills and give yourself a head start in the jobs market.

What will I study?

The four units include:

 • Word Processing 

• Spreadsheets 

• Presentations 

• Improving Productivity using IT

How will I be assessed?

Observed online assessments

Why should I choose this course?

For those with little or no digital skills, learn how to use technology for work safely, gain new skills and build your confidence to be able to work effectively in a digital age of work. Boost your chances in the job market by achieving a recognised qualification, that proves your knowledge and digital competence to current and prospective employers. 

Through our progression route of learning you can aspire to a better career and secure your place in the changing digital workplace.

Where can this course lead?

This course will help you grow in confidence and unlock the full potential of your computer and may provide a range of job opportunities across various sectors. Achievement of this qualification demonstrates competent and efficient computer skills. ICDL is recognised by employers across the globe as the benchmark in digital and IT user skills. It is the world's number one IT user qualification.

What are the entry requirements?

An interest in Microsoft Office packages

What are the interview arrangements?

No interview

Other information:

Check out the short videos on the BCS website highlighting how much is possible when you're inspired and motivated by digital learning. https://www.bcs.org/qualifications-and-certifications/digital-literacy-qualifications/ You may be eligible to apply for support with your funding. 

Get up to £200 towards the cost of a training course with an SDS Individual Training Account (ITA). Use the money to build the skills you need for a job. Or get some training to take your career to the next level. And because it's not a loan, you do not have to pay it back. https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Choose your study options

Study mode Part-Time Evening Start date 17/01/2023 Duration 12 weeks or more
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