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This qualification is to increase the IT skills of people working in a various range of industries.

As you progress through this qualification you will be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary practical skills, knowledge and competence to work effectively and efficiently with a range of IT packages.

The qualification provides you with a solid grounding to build a career within the IT industry and can result into leading down many different paths and additional qualifications.

IT courses

Starting Off provides two locations for training, Northampton and Kettering. These training centres are both within easy access to public transport.

Diploma for IT Users Skills Level 2

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This qualification is ideal for individuals directly involved in supporting IT roles, providing the skills required to assist on projects and troubleshoot to ensure systems work effectively.

Mandatory units
  • Improving productivity using IT (L2)
  • Understand the potential of IT (L2)
  • Developing personal and team effectiveness using IT (L2)
Optional units include
  • Audio Software
  • Collaborative Technologies
  • Computer Security and Privacy
  • Design Software or Imaging Software
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • IT Communication/IT Software or IT User Fundamentals
  • Optimise System Performance
  • Setting Up IT Systems
  • Specialist Software or Bespoke Software
  • Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Database & Presentation Software
  • Using Email
  • Using Mobile IT Devices
  • Using the Internet
  • Website Software

Diploma for IT Users Skills Level 3

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This Apprenticeship will support the development, skills and knowledge required to be proficient and specialise in developing, using, supporting and maintaining a range of IT systems and software. At advanced level you will use the skills to develop IT systems and processes, support businesses and their staff across a variety of activities.

Mandatory units
  • Improving productivity using IT (L3)
  • Understand the potential of IT (L3)
  • Developing personal and team effectiveness using IT (L3)
Optional units include
  • Audio Software
  • Collaborative Technologies
  • Computer Security and Privacy
  • Design Software or Imaging Software
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • IT Communication/IT Software or IT User Fundamentals
  • Optimise System Performance
  • Setting Up IT Systems
  • Specialist Software or Bespoke Software
  • Spreadsheet, Word Processing, Database & Presentation Software
  • Using Email
  • Using Mobile IT Devices
  • Using the Internet
  • Website Software

Working with you on Functional Skills

All Apprenticeships require learners to demonstrate a minimum level of Maths & English, however learners may be exempt from these with relevant GCSE grades. Don’t worry if you need to work with us on this as we’ll get you through them as part of your training.

Training

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  • Trainee CAD Technician - Warwickshire

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  • Customer Service Apprentice - Technical Team - Corby

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