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Distance Learning in IT User Skills - Level 3 Certificate

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Mode of Study: Distance Learning
Level: 3
Duration: 20 weeks
Awarding/validation body:  BCS

Course Overview

Whether you’re looking for a new job or hoping to take a step up where you work, adding a digital qualification to your CV is sure to help you reach your goal.

The BCS Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills allows you to build on your existing digital knowledge and become an expert user of the software applications that are essential in every business today.

The qualification has been designed for people using technology:
• At work - upskilling / retraining to become a department expert
• In education - students
• Returning to work
• Job seekers
• Personal career development

Course Highlights

This course is made up of 5 mandatory units which cover advanced skills across the Microsoft Office suite:

• Word processing
• Presentation software
• Spreadsheets
• Databases
• Productivity in IT

This is course is delivered via distance learning, each unit will have a set deadline allowing you to plan your study time to fit in with these dates

• Learners will receive high level support from their personal tutor

• Centre courseware via e-books and bite-sized videos
• Assessment through online or manual tests
• Automated testing
• Instant results (for automated testing only)

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Successful completion of this qualification will demonstrate advanced IT knowledge which will help to support progression into work or with promotion in a current workplace across a wide range of roles across the digital sector, especially in areas such as data analysis and administration.

This qualification could support progression into an apprenticeship or higher-level qualification, for example:
Level 4 apprenticeship in Data Analysis or Level 4 Higher Education Qualification.

The qualification is assessed through online or manual tests created by the ICDL Foundation and BCS and delivered using the BCS in-application assessment platform.

Entry Requirements
Basic to intermediate level of competence in using IT software.

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