• Essential IT Skills Level 2

    Nationwide, FREE Online Course, closing date 12th Aug 2019

  • About vision2learn

    Build on your existing IT knowledge for home and the workplace and learn how to make the most of widespread IT software.

    • Studying with vision2learn is a flexible and convenient way to update your skills and boost your CV. Every year thousands of people gain new qualifications online with us, to help them find a new job or progress in their current one. We could help you too.

    • Each course is nationally accredited and delivered in partnership with a further education college in England. All our courses are funded by the UK Government, so if you are eligible, you can study for free!

  • Job description

    Vision2Learn offer a range of nationally accredited qualifications online. Funded by the Skills Funding Agency, we want to help keen and ambitious learners and provide them with the IT skills and qualifications required to succeed in the modern workplace. Gain intermediate knowledge of widely-used Microsoft Office programmes, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Join over 100,000 adults in the UK who are learning for free.

    Whether you're at the beginning of your career and want to impress from day one, or returning from a long break from working and want to ensure you've got the basics, the Essential IT Skills level 2 course is ideal for providing you the skills to become a more productive worker that fits naturally in a modern office.

    The 14 week course is available to UK residents who are over the age of 19 and have been residing in the UK or the EU for at least three years. Every course is accessed online, so you can study where and when it suits you. The course is entirely funded by the Skills Funding Agency, and completely free for you.

    You'll get all the support you need to succeed, with a dedicated tutor to assist you throughout the course, forums to discussion with other students, phone and online support to ensure you're able to get the most out of your course.

    This is a great chance to develop essential IT skills to fit into any office. We don't just give you the skills, we teach you how to be productive and manage a workload effectively. To apply or to find out more information, click Apply below.

    Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills.

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    • Unit 1: Word processing software

      Your learning goals:

      • Entering information
      • Managing documents
      • Editing tools
      • Structure and layout
      • Combining information
      • Quality control.


    • Unit 2: Presentation software

      Your learning goals:

      • Entering information
      • Managing presentations
      • Editing tools
      • Slide formatting
      • Animating your presentation
      • Preparing your presentation.


    • Unit 3: Spreadsheet software

      Your learning goals:

      • Creating a spreadsheet
      • Managing spreadsheets
      • Analysing data
      • Formatting and presenting data
      • Charts and graphs
      • Quality control.


    • Unit 4: Improving productivity using IT

      Your learning goals:

      • Approaching a task
      • Planning work using IT
      • Evaluating the use of IT
      • Improving productivity and efficiency.


  • “I’ve made major improvements on and towards my IT skills which I will be putting to use in my new job.”

    Aaron from London, Successful Essential IT Skills learner

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