About these qualifications
New to IT? With the Award and Certificate for IT Users you can build your skills and gain the confidence you need to work effectively with computers.
These practical qualifications offer a flexible approach - you can choose to learn about word processing, spreadsheets and email or choose units covering specialist programmes for design and imaging or audio or video editing.
Start IT (iTQ) is based on National Standards developed in collaboration with e-skills UK.
Who are they for
The Award in Online basics backs Government's initiative to aid the digitally excluded, offering a basic introduction to email, the Internet and being safe online.
The Award for IT Users is ideal for anyone new to the world of computing. This first step in understanding IT can aid progression on to further qualifications.
The Award for IT Users (Microsoft Digital Literacy) is ideal for anyone new to the world of computing who wishes to follow the Microsoft Digital Literacy learning programme. This first step in understanding IT can aid progression on to further qualifications.
The Certificate for IT Users is for anyone who works, or wants to work, with computers and has little or no experience with IT.
No prior qualifications are required.
Available in following countries
- Northern Ireland