Part Time OCR NVQ IT Users Level 1 (ITQ) (PYY50420)

In Grantham

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Description

  • Typology

    NVQ

  • Location

    Grantham

Description

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the application of a range of IT user skills and knowledge in the workplace. ITQs allow flexibility and choice and candidates/employers can identify the most appropriate units and level of skills to meet the needs of the candidate/employer/workplace. To achieve a full OCR Level 1 NVQ for IT Users, a candidate must complete a minimum of 40 unit.

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Location

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Grantham (Lincolnshire)
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NG31 9AP

Starts

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To take into account

There are no formal entry requirements; however, learners would benefit from a general level of education at Level 1 (NVQ1/GCSEs grades D-G) or above. If you have achieved another IT qualificiation (CLAiT, CLAiT Plus, CLAiT Advanced, ECDL Essentials, ECDL Extras or ECDL Advanced, for example) within the past three years, parts or all of these can contribute towards the ITQ.

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Skills and Training
  • ECDL
  • Part Time

Course programme


Course Code: PYY50420

Title: OCR NVQ IT Users Level 1 (ITQ)

Duration: Flexible

Registration Fee: £

Tuition Fee: £0

Start Date: 01-Aug-09

Days: Flexible
Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements; however, learners would benefit from a general level of education at Level 1 (NVQ1/GCSEs grades D-G) or above.

If you have achieved another IT qualificiation (CLAiT, CLAiT Plus, CLAiT Advanced, ECDL Essentials, ECDL Extras or ECDL Advanced, for example) within the past three years, parts or all of these can contribute towards the ITQ.

Suitable For

NVQs are work-related qualifications suitable for those who have current real work experience; they assess someone's competence (skills, knowledge and understanding) in a work situation. ITQs are suitable for individuals who use IT skills in their day-to-day work.

Course Content

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the application of a range of IT user skills and knowledge in the workplace. ITQs allow flexibility and choice and candidates/employers can identify the most appropriate units and level of skills to meet the needs of the candidate/employer/workplace.

To achieve a full OCR Level 1 NVQ for IT Users, a candidate must complete a minimum of 40 unit values, including the mandatory unit. At least 50% of the unit value of the optional units must be achieved at Level 1.

Unit Titles Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Make selective use of IT (mandatory) 15 25 35
Operate a computer
10
20 30
IT maintenance for users 5 15 25
IT trouble-shooting for users 5 15 25
IT security for users 5 15 25
IT artwork & images 10 20 35
Internets & intranets 5 15 25
Email 5 15 25
Word processing software 10 20 30
Spreadsheet software 10 20 35
Database software 10 20 35
Website software 10 20 35
Presentation software 10 20 30
Specialist or bespoke software 10 20 30
Evaluate the impact of IT 5 15 25
Using IT systems 5 15 25
Use IT to exchange information 5 15 25
Sector specific unit 10 20 30

Method of Assessment

Like all NVQs, this qualfication is competence-based. This means that they are linked to a person's ability to competently perform a range of tasks connected with their work. Assessment methods include:
  • Work-based tasks
  • Simulated exercises
  • Observation
  • Questioning
  • Professional discussion
  • Photographic/video/audio evidence
  • Accreditation of prior learning

Progression

The qualification can provide progression towards a range of qualifications, such as:
  • CLAiT Plus
  • ECDL Essentials/Extras
  • NVQ 2 for IT Users (ITQ)
  • NVQ 1/2 for IT Practitioners
  • Level 1/2 Certificate for IT Practitioners
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Units

Part Time OCR NVQ IT Users Level 1 (ITQ) (PYY50420)

Price on request