IT User Skills Distance Learning Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The Home of Digital Technologies Training is where individuals and all industries gain the digital skills needed to succeed and thrive, through outstanding and aspirational teaching, learning and skills development. It creates exciting partnerships between learners, employers and the community, with plans to develop Somerset into the country’s leading region for digital, engineering and manufacturing technologies.

From essential digital skills to coding and cyber security, the Home of Digital Technologies Training collaborates with employers and the community to inform our digital provision at all levels, which meets the demands of local industry and so bridges the skills gap within the South West.

The course is for anyone who wants to build upon their existing IT and Internet skills to gain a practical qualification that is also attractive to employers.

The programme will allow you to learn at your own pace online, in your own home or workplace at a time that is convenient to you. Throughout your course you will also be supported by an online tutor.

As part of this course you will study four mandatory units:


Word processing software
Session 1 Entering information into documents
Session 2 Managing documents
Session 3 Word processing editing tools
Session 4 Structure and layout
Session 5 Combining information
Session 6 Document quality control


Presentation software
Session 1 Entering information into presentations
Session 2 Managing presentations
Session 3 Presentation editing tools
Session 4 Slide formatting
Session 5 Animating your presentation
Session 6 Preparing your presentation


Spread sheet software
Session 1 Creating a spread sheet
Session 2 Managing spread sheets
Session 3 Analysing data
Session 4 Formatting and presenting data
Session 5 Charts and graphs
Session 6 Spread sheet quality control


Improving productivity using IT
Session 1 Approaching a task
Session 2 Planning work using IT
Session 3 Evaluating the use of IT
Session 4 Improving productivity and efficiency

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning.

A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Course Summary

Course Title IT User Skills Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

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An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the

Attendance Requirements As a Distance Learning course, there is no need to attend College. For further information or advice, please contact the Distance Learning team:01823 366612
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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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