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NVQ IT User (ITQ) Level 1 - 2 (7574) Award/Certificate at Appleby Heritage Centre

Course description

Students need to complete a variety of units from the choice of 19.  For a Level 1 Award students must obtain at least 16 credits and 30 credits for Level 2.  An essential part of this course includes weekly external work placement in a suitably approved environment.  The work placement will be for a minimum of six months.

Course content

Unit Titles:

  • Select and use of IT
  • Operate a computer
  • IT troubleshooting for users
  • IT maintenance for users
  • IT security for users
  • Internets and Intranets
  • E-mail
  • Word processing software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Database software
  • Website software
  • Artwork and image software
  • Presentation software
  • Specialist or bespoke software
  • Evaluate the impact of IT
  • Data management software
  • Use IT systems
  • Use IT to exchange information
  • Sector specific unit


Each unit is assessed separately so that unit certificates can be awarded where necessary. There are NO formal examinations. Candidates complete units by gathering together a portfolio of relevant evidence.

Progression for each module is through production of a portfolio.

Further information

Contact Sharron Simpson (Training Manager)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Appleby Heritage Centre directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year