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Level 2 - IT Skills for Work and Life [Wed 12.30-2.30pm]

Price Free

With Graham Powers. Word processing, digital presentations and spreadsheets.

Duration - 30 weeks (20 weeks remaining). Re-commencing on Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Please be aware that this course runs 10 weeks from the start date. Bookings made after this date will mean that you will be joining the course late. Our tutors are happy to accept new learners if places are still available to book.

This course consists of three terms of learning, aimed at providing you with skills and accredited units at Agored Cymru Level 2.

Expand on your ICT skills to function and progress in work, education and everyday life, using digital technology to your benefit. Developing your skills to use a range of word processing software applications, exploring editing, layout and formatting tools in your documents. Work collaboratively on documents, editing and reviewing shared files. Prepare presentations for defined purposes, exploring software features to enhance presentation design and delivery. Develop your spreadsheet skills and knowledge further, using spreadsheets to summarise and display data. Improved file management, including saving, securing and sharing documents, is taught as a key skill covered during this course.

This 30 week course, delivered over three 10 week terms, will enhance your productivity using ICT and office based software packages. It will consider further the advantages of using word processing, presentations and spreadsheets, providing you with the skills and recognised accreditations to more effectively use them.

Skills taught include:

  • Using layout and formatting tools to organise and display documents effectively.
  • Using tools and techniques to enhance presentations.
  • Use formulae and functions to summarise, manipulate and present data.
  • File management.

Agored Cymru units covered will include:

  • CP12CY019 Word processing techniques.
  • CP12CY017 Creating digital presentations.
  • CP12CY018 Spreadsheet techniques.

Each of the above units is worth three credits, nine in total, which can be used to form a part of one or more regulated Agored Cymru qualifications.

Sessions will include:

  • Classroom based, tutor led sessions.
  • Handouts and guide sheets.
  • Project work for accreditation.

Important eligibility criteria for joining Level 2 - IT Skills for work and life

In order to enrol onto this course, learners must have a sufficient level of skills and knowledge in using word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software, and can already carry out the following tasks comfortably:

  • Add and position text boxes and images.
  • Perform functions on data in spreadsheets.
  • Add an interactive feature to a presentation.

If learners are unsure of the above, they should instead consider our Level 1 - IT Skills for work and life course.

Learning format - Online.

Course code - D012232.GP

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