IT Users Edexcel Entry Level 3 Award - City of Wolverhampton College

IT Users Edexcel Entry Level 3 Award

IT Users Edexcel Entry Level 3 Award

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IT Users Edexcel Entry Level 3 Award

Are you interested in ICT but a complete novice with computers? 

Do you feel that you are being left behind where computers are concerned? 

Would you like to be able to access the internet but are worried about computer security? 

If the answer is 'yes' to any of these questions then this is the course for you, whatever your age, ability or experience. 

You will learn basic computer skills and how to use Microsoft Word and the internet, as well as how to ensure you and your personal details stay safe when online. 

Also, if you earn less than £25,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE! Take advantage of the new funding and #DoMore with your future.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however you will be required to attend an interview at the college during which your English skills will be assessed. 

During this course you will study the following modules: 

  • • Basic computer skills 
  • • Word processing software 
  • • Using the internet 
  • • IT security 
  • • Using a computer keyboard 

By studying this course you will: 

  • • Develop your understanding of how to use computers 
  • • Familiarise yourself with the computer keyboard 
  • • Learn how to create a variety of different types of documents using Microsoft Word 
  • • Develop your confidence in dealing with different tools and techniques to format your work 
  • • Understand how to stay safe when using a computer online 
  • • Gain the skills you need to find information on the Internet 
  • • Improve your job prospects 


Throughout the course you will be assessed in the following ways: 

  • Continual assessment by tutors 
  • Production of a portfolio 

Completion of the course will enable you to: 

  • Feel more confident using computers 
  • Progress to Level 1 ICT modules 

We have a well-equipped modern IT Learning Centre and provide a friendly and relaxed place in which to learn.

As a student of the college you will have the opportunity to use our facilities on the Wellington Road campus including the gym, sports center or café. 

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