Computing, Games and IT

IT User Skills (ICDL Advanced) BCS Level 3 Certificate Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

Wednesday 14 September 2022 35 weeks (You will study on Wednesdays from 9.00am to 4.30pm)

Entry requirements

There is no requirement for you to have undertaken a specific qualification, but you should be able to demonstrate the skills and ability to study at Level 3. Ideally, you’ll have prior experience working with digital office applications.

GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or equivalent will provide a good foundation for success.

You will achieve

BCS Level 3 Certificate in IT User Skills (ICDL Advanced)

Course overview

Whether you’re looking for a new job or to step up in your existing role, adding a digital qualification to your CV is sure to help you reach your goal.

This course will give you exceptional proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and database software and will improve your productivity in using IT.

Course content

This course allows you to build on your existing digital knowledge and become an expert user of the software applications that are essential in every business today.

The course is free if you are aged 19 or over and this is your first Level 3 course, or if you already hold a Level 3 qualification and are either unemployed or earning the minimum wage.

If you are looking to become an expert in one digital literacy area, individual units are certified but no funding is available. Please contact an approved BCS centre for more information.

You will be assessed using a range of methods such as practical tasks and written coursework within a portfolio of evidence. This portfolio will be used to determine your grade.

All equipment will be provided.

SciTech Centre
Falcon Street
Barnsley
S70 2EY

After successful completion of the course, you could move on to Higher Education, an apprenticeship or employment.

How much does the course cost?

£1,417. You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help pay for your course. The course is free if you are aged 19 or over and this is your first Level 3 course, or if you already hold a Level 3 qualification and are either unemployed or earning the minimum wage.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

IT User Skills (ICDL Advanced) BCS Level 3 Certificate Part-time

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