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ICT for Entry Level Students

Monday 21 January 2019
10:00 - 12:00
30 Hours / 15 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£87.50 Course symbols: * IA Q

1 - Course description 

You will learn how to use ICT - using the internet to buy something, using 'word' to write a note.  Receive and send an email.


2 - Entry requirements 

An ICT assessment and English skills at E3 or below.

* Initial Assessments *


Before enrolling you are required to complete an assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and Maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

 To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.




3 - What you will learn 

Using ICT for everyday life and work skills.  You will be working towards your appropriate personal assessed level.


4 - How you will learn on this course 

Group work, individual work and discussions.

The tutor will also recommend websites that will aid independent study.


5 - How you will be assessed on this course 

Entry 1 ICT:

1. Recognise health and safety: seating, lighting and hazards.

2. Turn on computer.

3. Shut down computer.

4. Login into computer.

5. Use the mouse and keyboard.

6. Identify an icon.

7. Keep self-safe when using the internet.

8. Use a password to keep your work safe.

9. Find and select facts on the computer.

10. Use ‘Word’ to type.

11. Find and correct mistakes in typing.

12. Use the internet to search for everyday interests.

13. Label pictures.

14. Receive emails.

15. Open emails.

16. Send emails.

17. Use editing and formatting.

18. Save and print work.

Entry 2 ICT:

1. Recognise health and safety: seating, lighting and hazards.

2.Turn on computer.

3. Shut down computer.

4. Login into computer.

5. Identify icons.

6. Keep self-safe when using the internet.

7. Use and change a password.

8. Use ‘Word’ to type, change colour and text type.

9. Find and correct mistakes in typing.

10. Use the internet and simple search engines.

11. Find and select facts using the internet.

12. Use editing and formatting skills.

13. Receive emails.

14. Open emails.

15. Send emails.

16. Save work.

17. Print work.

Entry 3 ICT:

1. Recognise health and safety.

2. Use correct method to turn on the computer.

3. Use correct method to shut down the computer.

4. Login into computer.

5. Identify icons.

6. Keep self-safe when using the internet.

7. Understand the need to stay safe and respect others when using ICT.

8. Use and change passwords.

9. Find and correct mistakes in typing.

10. Use spell check.

11. Search internet for information.

12. Open files.

13. Save files.

14. Insert and position text and images.

15. Receive, open, read, and send tutor an email.

16. Use contacts.

17. Save and print work.


6 - Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification) 

City & Guilds Functional Skills ICT at Entry Level.

A fee of £112.50 is charged but if you are receiving certain benefits you will receive the course for free and just be charged a £15.00 materials fee and pay £50 exam deposit which is refundable once you have sat the exam.


7 - What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time 

Homework will be available.


8 - What you need for your course 

Pen, pencil, folder and a memory stick.


9 - What you need to bring to the first class 



10 - What you can do next 

You can move up to the next level - if recommended by your tutor.

 Additional Information

 Paperwork to help your learning


At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course.  Your tutor will ask you to complete a Student Learning Record (SLR) and agree your personal learning goals. 

All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agencies. These Agencies expect that learners who enrol on a course leading to a qualification will take that qualification at the College. 

All students on courses funded by the SFA or the EFA must complete a Learning Agreement and SLR.


 The College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

 The VLE may be used as part of this course.  You can register on the VLE at this address:  http://vle.tlcbexley.ac.uk/


Further information and careers advice


If you require any further information or careers advice please contact the College on 020 3045 5176

or email guidance@tlcbexley.ac.uk


Venue Information



5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking

Please note:  This course outline is correct at the time of printing. Please keep for future reference.