Computing & It




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Did you know 21 million people use IT every day at work? The demand for prospective employees to be computer literate for businesses has never been higher. And in one of the fastest changing sectors around the world, it’s important to keep up.

Our wide range of Computing and IT qualifications provide learners with the tools to develop their skills and understanding of ICT, allowing them to learn more about digital technology and how it can support your job and others as well.

With Computing and IT being such a big part of so many industry sectors there is a wide range of career opportunities available including Computer and IT Development, Telecoms, Internal Operations, Sales and Marketing, Internet, Installation and Maintenance, Design, IT Project Manager and for those wishing to really excel, how does a Web Designer sound?


The full list of Computing & It Qualifications are as follows:

To see information sheets and find out more, click on the name of the qualification you are interested in:

TQUK Level 1 Award in Internet Safety for IT Users (RQF) icon

Designed for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of internet safety in order to protect them in all environments – at home and at work. The qualification will support progression to employment particularly in the ICT or other sectors and to further vocational learning. The areas covered are: the risks that can exist when using the Internet; how to safeguard self and others when working online; precautions to maintain data security and the legal constraints, guidelines and procedures which apply when working online.

Qualification Number: 601/7150/9 Min Guided Learning Hours: 30
TQUK Level 1 Certificate in IT User Skills (ITQ) (RQF) icon

The qualification introduces learners to the IT sector and gives an opportunity to develop IT skills across a range of areas. The purpose of the qualification is to develop knowledge, understanding and competence in a range of areas, selected to meet the needs of the learner. It is therefore suitable for learners who either use IT in their current job role or plan to enter a job role where IT skills will be used.

Qualification Number: 601/7963/6 Min Guided Learning Hours: 100
TQUK Level 2 Award in ICT Systems and Principles for Practitioners (RQF) icon

Operational End Date: 30.11.2019 
Certification End Date: 29.02.2020

Designed for learners who wish to develop the knowledge and understanding which is required for a range of job roles within the sector such as systems analyst, system support technician, web designer or software developer. A secondary purpose is to provide a route to progress to further vocational training including apprenticeships.

Qualification Number: 601/7133/9 Min Guided Learning Hours: 70