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This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
This 'ICDL Extra - Level 2 - Online Live' course, (formerly ECDL) will enable you to gain a recognised qualification to demonstrate your competence in computer skills. The course is specifically designed so that you can gain a qualification, develop your IT skills and enhance your career prospects.
On the course you will cover:
- Productivity Using IT
**PLEASE NOTE: Access to a computer running Windows 10 and Microsoft® Office 2016 is essential if homework, practical tests and self study is to be completed. You may be able to attend with a computer running Office 2019 or Microsoft 365.**
**PLEASE NOTE: There are 4 exams that need to be passed to gain this qualification. The exams will take place during normal session time and will take place periodically during the course. The exams will take place in Gravesend Adult Education centre. The dates will be agreed during the course with the final exam taking place on 15th July.**
**PLEASE NOTE: Regular attendance, a high level of commitment and approximately 2.5 hours of home study is a requirement from you, enrolling on this course. You are advised to read the course syllabus prior to completing the initial assessment.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Lynn Smith
Lynn Smith is an experienced tutor and has been teaching computing for more than 8 years. She teaches a wide range of computing courses including beginners courses and qualification courses for the workplace.
How will I be taught?
Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles, including one to one guidance and group critiques to support you in achieving your goals. The course will be taught in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, which will try to cater for your individual needs. Your tutor will provide feedback throughout the course.
Teaching, learning and assessment are carried out through formal taught sessions, discussion, work sheets, practice papers, home study, feedback and evaluation and externally assessed tests.
If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the appropriate support.
What do I need to have with me?
A notepad and pen.
What can I do next?
This course can lead to a Level 3 qualification or you may wish to further your learning on shorter courses covering areas such as pivotTables within Microsoft® Office Excel.
Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help you identify the most appropriate next step.
What do I need to join the course
Our computing courses are most suitable for the Windows® 10 operating system and Microsoft® Office 2016 software.
This course is for students who are looking to improve their existing computing skills or build on previous qualifications.
You will need good keyboard and mouse skills to undertake this level of study. Please note that you should be able to follow spoken and written instructions, read handouts/activities and take part in group discussions as required.
If you wish to register your interest in this course, please e-mail email@example.com
The e-mail should include:
• The reason for your application and examples of your current level of ICT skills and experiences (preferably as an attached document);
• The course you wish to attend;
• Any further questions related to the course;
• A contact telephone number.
You will be sent a link to an initial assessment survey within 10 working days of your e-mail being received.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/111785/K/FF.
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