IT User Skills

In-demand free online course

Our new, free online course aims to develop your knowledge, understanding and competence in a range of different IT areas.

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Fully funded online course
  • Fully-Funded

    Free online course - Start now!

  • 100% Online

    Learn from the security of your own home

  • Award-Winning

    Access award-winning learning materials

  • Expert Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • For Learners Aged 19+

    Learners must be currently living in Scotland, and been in the UK/EU for at least 3 years

  • Fully-Funded

    Free online course

  • 100% Online

    Learn from the security of your own home

  • Award-Winning

    Access award-winning learning materials

  • Expert Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • For Learners Aged 19+

    Learners must be currently living in Scotland, and been in the UK/EU for at least 3 years

Accredited by TQUK

Free Online Course Accredited by TQUK

IT Skills Are In Serious Demand

12.6 million UK adults lack basic digital skills.

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The Free Online Course is Split into 5 manageable units

Get qualified and improve your productivity and efficiency

  • Section 1: Be able to plan and select which IT tools and systems are best suited to completion of an identified task.

 

  • Section 2: Be able to identify any restrictions or constraints that may affect how a task can be completed using IT tools and systems.

 

  • Section 3: Be able to use IT tools and systems to complete an identified task.

 

  • Section 4: Be able to review approach to using IT tools and systems.

 

  • Section 5: Be able to adapt their approach as a result of their experiences using IT tools and systems to complete a task.

  • Section 1: Select and use appropriate software applications to meet needs and solve problems.

 

  • Section 2: Enter, develop, combine and format different types of information to suit its meaning and purpose.

 

  • Section 3: Present information in ways that are fit for purpose and audience.

 

  • Section 4: Evaluate the selection and use of IT tools and facilities to present information.

  • Section 1: Use appropriate methods to minimise security risks to IT systems and data.

  • Section 1: Input and combine text and other information within presentation slides.

 

  • Section 2: Use presentation software tools to structure, edit and format slide sequences.

 

  • Section 3: Prepare slideshow for presentation.

  • Section 1: Use a spreadsheet to enter, edit and organise numerical and other data.

 

  • Section 2: Select and use appropriate formulas and data analysis tools to meet requirements.

 

  • Section 3: Select and use tools and techniques to present and format spreadsheet information.

3 simple steps to enrolment

STEP 1

Create an account with us via the short form below

STEP 2

Complete your online  learner application form

STEP 3

Complete a brief online initial assessment

Step 1/3 - Create an Account