58670 ECDL Level 3 ITQ Certificate in IT User Skills

Recruiter
WAKEFIELD COLLEGE
Location
WEST YORKSHIRE
Salary
Course fee if applicable
Posted
14 Dec 2015
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Introduction This is an advanced qualification in information technology. ECDL Advanced (European Computer Driving Licence Advanced) is recognised throughout Europe and is accredited by the British Computer Society. ECDLA is a modular qualification and a certificate is awarded for successfully passing the test for each module. This online IT course is ideal for motivated students who wish to study the qualification in their workplace or at home, and can attend short structured sessions at College to enhance their learning. Short-term targets are set and students receive continuous tutor guidance via email and telephone. What you will study This Flexiqual qualification can be made up of various Units. However there are rules of combination which must be followed. The Level 3 Rules of Combination are:- * At least 25 Credits. * At least 50% of these credits must be at Level 3. * Must include the Mandatory Unit. Each of the 4 ECDL Advanced Units, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Software, Database Software and Presentation Software, is worth 6 Credits and the Mandatory Unit, Improving Productivity Using IT, is worth 5 Credits. An example of the Level 3 Flexiqual combination route (leading to 26 Credits in total) would be:- Word Processing Unit Level 3 (6 Credits). Presentation Software Unit Level 3 (6 Credits). Spreadsheet Software Unit Level 3 (6 Credits). Mandatory Unit -Improving Productivity Using IT Unit Level 3 (5 Credits). IT User Fundamentals Level 1 (3 Credits). How you will learn All prospective candidates will complete an Initial Assessment for each of their 3 chosen Advanced Modules and must attain a minimum of 80% in each diagnostic test in order to be enrolled. This is to ensure candidates have the ability, equipment, software, time and motivation required to complete within the 60 weeks. You will attend a face-to-face Induction session where the resources and methods of learning will be demonstrated and explained. You will be expected to be in contact with College on a regular basis, by email or telephone, to enable your tutor to monitor your progress, offer guidance and provide support. You will be sent additional tasks from time to time to consolidate your learning. Entry Requirements You will be expected to have passed ECDL or equivalent, with a tutor recommendation for progression to ECDL Advanced. For this online ICT course, you will need to be using a PC at home or at work and have internet access. Attendance: You will be required to attend College for the Induction session, the periodic structured learning sessions and each live test.