Spreadsheet Processing Techniques (8970)

Last Updated: 05 Jan 2024
Spreadsheet processing techniques develops your practical skills in using spreadsheet functions and document settings over a series of tasks.
Candidates ranging from beginners (essential level) to those with some experience (advanced level) can take these qualifications. Whilst no formal entry requirement is needed to take these qualifications, it is advised that you have some familiarity with a spreadsheet applications before taking the intermediate or advanced levels.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales – please check QiW website for available funding
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland
  • International

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

The qualification handbook specifies the tasks and underpinning knowledge learners will be required to gain in order to prove their competencies in before achieving the qualifications.

Please consult the qualification handbook found in the centre documents section.

Is this level right for me?

Level 1
At this essential level candidates are prepared to plan set parameters for work to be completed with spreadsheet applications.

Level 2
At this intermediate level candidates are prepared to maintain and present large volumes of information succinctly.

Level 3
At this advanced level candidates are prepared to analyse large volumes of information using advanced techniques and queries.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

A range of careers are open to you on completing the qualifications: administrative roles, office mangers, and general business-related functions are all possible career alternatives.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To offer these qualifications it is advised that you are able use industry standard software facilities with flexibility for varied hardware and software specifications.

The qualification is assessed by ensuring candidates are competent in specific underpinning knowledge and skills through taking a City & Guilds set exam in timed conditions.

Level 1

At this essential level candidates are prepared to plan set parameters for work to be completed with spreadsheet applications.
What Careers Can This Lead To?

A range of careers are open to you on completing the qualifications: administrative roles, office mangers, and general business-related functions are all possible career alternatives.

Essential Certificate in Spreadsheet Processing Techniques (8970-22)
Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2024

Essential Certificate in Spreadsheet Processing Techniques

  • Accreditation No: A/101/1623 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2026 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Qualification fees in the UK: TBC, please speak to your Account Manager for further information Our typical price is the one that is most often paid by a centre for a completed learner. Some prices are made up of multiple charging points so action like taking difference units or specialisms to complete and resitting assessments may mean the cost for some learners differs.

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