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ICT Level 1 Functional Skills at eTraining

Course description

The idea of Functional Skills is to provide learners with skills in useful aspects of English Maths and ICT, with the emphasis on "useful". Learners can achieve a standalone qualification at up to level 2, or as part of a specialist learning pathway; combining their qualifications with BTEC Apprenticeships, GCSE’s and NVQ’s.

Learners who have completed these courses will gain a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT skills which are necessary component in the workplace as well as a mandatory requirement to progress to further study. 


Course content

Learners will be assessed through a single on-screen exam.




Learners will gain skills in the following:






Using ICT 
Using ICT for a given purpose, recognise and use interface features, follow recommended safe practices, minimise the physical stress of seating, lighting and hazards, keep access information secure by using passwords.




Finding and selecting information 
Find and gather information from an ICT based source, text message, voicemail and on-screen information.

Developing, presenting and communicating information 
Learn how to enter and edit single items of information, identify and correct simple errors, receive and open electronic 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 10 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year