ECDL Level One (non accredited)

Ref: C2339463

This qualification is a practical and flexible way of improving your ICT skills using Office 2010. Work towards a non accredited level 1 skill then progress onto an accredited ECDL Level 2 qualification. Units covered include word processing, spreadsheets and PowerPoint.

Course aim

This course is aimed at learners who have Entry 3 computing skills, and would like to gain the skills and confidence to use Microsoft Office applications and the Internet. The course can be flexible and adapted to individual learner's needs.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Understand how to use word processing.
  • Understand how to use spreadsheets.
  • Understand how to use PowerPoint.
  • Understand how to use improving productivity.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • When attending a WEA session it is important that learners bring along some equipment, these being a writing pad and pen, folder and also a memory storing device (optional).

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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ECDL Level One (non accredited)


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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