ABOUT THE COURSE
If you are aged 16-24 and have learning difficulties or disabilities, this course can help you develop employability skills, as well gain knowledge and experience in ICT.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
You will develop your skills of communicating via email.
You will learn the basic functions of the keyboard.
You will learn how to present documents and to use different Microsoft Word templates. This includes using specific functionality to ensure mistakes are corrected e.g. spell check.
You will learn how to save and store files before learning how to retrieve them.
WHAT WILL I NEED?
There are no qualifications required but an Initial Assessment will be carried to ensure course appropriateness. Proof of support needs and/or previous support received.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will be assessed through a variety of methods based on course requirements and individual needs. For example:
Throughout the course, you will be gathering evidence/information in each unit. There are different methods that evidence can be gathered to meet individual needs.
WHAT WILL IT COST?
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
WHAT CAN I DO AFTER?
You may progress into work and potentially onto supported internships.