Course overviewInternational Certificate in Digital Literacy (ICDL) Level 2 Extra City of Bristol College
This flexible course is a highly recognised IT qualification in the workplace and is the preferred qualification for many employers. The ECDL Extra is the benchmark for digital literacy in educational systems around the globe. On this course you will learn to use a range of software for IT users including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation packages. The course equips students with the skills to use a computer confidently and effectively, building on existing knowledge and motivating further learning.
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Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for those wishing to develop IT skills as part of their professional development or to enhance employment opportunities.
What you'll learn
During this course, you will study a variety of units to give you professional IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets and presentations. To gain the full IT Level 2 qualification you will be required to achieve an additional unit in improving productivity using IT.
Course entry requirements
To join this course, you need to have achieved an IT qualification at Level 1 or equivalent. Students must have English skills equivalent to Level 1 to enable them to understand written instructions and information.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is assessed through examinations throughout the year and you will receive regular feedback on your progress. Most of the learning will be done through the use of college workbooks, workshop settings, with tutors available to help where necessary. It is also possible to use the online facility to do extra practice outside of college.
Future career and study opportunities
After successfully completing this course, your ECDL is a professional development qualification which can open up opportunities within existing employment or for new employment. This Level 2 qualification can also provide skills for students to consider other courses within the college such as the Business Admin Level 2 or progress to do a Business Administration Apprenticeship. There may be opportunities to do specific professional qualifications such as an AAT Accounting course.
There are no additional costs for this course.
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