Certificate IT user skills

During this course, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of why IT systems are used as an aid to increase productivity in the workplace and how to use basic software packages.

Course overview

At a glance




7 days



About the course

You will learn about how to open, edit, save and close documents and presentations, how to use emails and social media to communicate and what you should do to stay safe online. 

Additionally, after finishing this course you will also know how to use and edit presentations including the use of video calls and other inserts to enhance presentation, and how to use and edit spreadsheets including the use of charts and graphs and other inserts. 

You will be expected to complete an IT assessment at Level 1 to provide a suitable progression opportunity. 


Is this course right for you?

This course is suitable for anyone with a desire to learn more about IT and how to use Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. 

Elqira Wiglet

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Elwira Wiglat, Senior Support Worker, Pinfold

What you’ll learn

You will learn about a variety of topics including: 

  • How to be safe online and how to navigate the digital world legally in a safe supervised environment.
  • How to use basic computer and keyboard skills and communicate electronically.

Practical work will provide practice in the disciplines as well as the evidence for a level 2 qualification.

How you’ll learn

Your sessions will be tutor-led, and you will either complete the course online or face-to-face in a classroom and you will have a workbook for your learning. You will complete various activities, participate in a Q & A supported by PowerPoint presentations and submit your work online. 

Frequently asked questions

How much does this course cost?

This course is cost-free to the learner.

Do you offer any other functional skills courses?

At Realise Training we deliver a full suite of functional skills qualifications in English, Maths and IT. Each subject is broken down into different levels, so learners can start at a level that’s right for them and work their way up.

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