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IT Application Specialist Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

Course Overview

Through a greater understanding of IT tools and techniques employees will become more efficient in their use of time and more effective in their role. Employees must already use a computer routinely in their job and be keen to build on the skills that they already have.

The programme has two options for the final unit, either use of word processing or spreadsheets depending on the focus of the employee's job role.

Courses are roll on roll off basis

Duration

12-18 months

Venue

Workplace

Course Content

Sample of programme content:

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

This programme includes the following units:

• Improving productivity using IT

• Understanding the potential of IT

• Develop personal and team effectiveness using IT

• IT user fundamentals

• IT security for users

• IT communication fundamentals

• Using email

• Personal information management software

• IT Software fundamentals

• Specific software

 

Then one of the following units depending on the employee job role:

• Word processing software

• Spreadsheet software

Entry Requirements

Preferably A-C GCSE in Maths and English, if not learners will study Functional Skills English and Maths alongside their apprenticeship.

Learning & Assessment Methods

Assessment and delivery will be undertaken by an assessor who will observe you in the workplace, obtain written statements from managers, one to one work, coursework and portfolio building and collecting of evidence of work completed.

Qualifications Gained

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

Functional Skills (if GCSE English and Maths have not previously been achieved)

Progression Opportunities

Learners may wish to progress on to study higher level qualifications, progress in their current role or career.

Career Opportunities

Promotion from within, fully qualified to apply for jobs in the sector they have gained the qualification in.


Costs

If you are 16-18 years old you do not have to pay tuition fees.

If you are 19 or over please call 01695 52300 or email enquiries@westlancs.ac.uk to confirm the fee for this course.  Course costs may be subject to change.

How To Apply

You can complete an application form online and state 'Apprenticeships' in the first or second choice box.

Application forms can also be obtained from Student Services – contact details below.

Further Information: If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options please contact Student Services:

In Person:
West Lancashire College, Skelmersdale Campus, College Way, Skelmersdale, WN8 6DX.

By Phone: (01695) 52300

By Email: enquiries@westlancs.ac.uk

By Post: Student Services, West Lancashire College, Skelmersdale Campus, College Way, Skelmersdale WN8 6DX.

Website:

To view a printable version of this course leaflet, please click here

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this leaflet is correct at the time of printing. We reserve the right however, to make alterations or amendments to the information contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient numbers.