Course Details

  • If you’re new to computers and want to build your IT skills, this course will help you gain confidence and give you the knowledge you need to complete tasks such as accessing the internet, word processing, spreadsheets, emailing and more.
    This course is ideal for those with little experience in computing and can aid progress to further education or employment. It’s also helpful for those seeking a more in depth knowledge in particular topics where a computer needs to be used.

  • No formal qualifications are required but all learners will be initially assessed online for English and maths and interviewed to identify past achievements/experiences.

  • This course is assessed by a range of methods such as:
    Portfolio of evidence (paper or electronic)
    Scenario based assignments
    Using ‘expert witnesses’ from within an organisation
    Observation records
    Professional discussions

  • This course could help you get a job in areas such as:
    • Data Entry Clerk
    • Receptionist
    • Business Administration Assistant
    • Trainee Application Support
    We offer many more short courses that specialise in upskilling and educating learners with basic knowledge to further their career prospects.

    Careers page
  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

    Fees, finance and funding page
  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
    Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it’s about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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