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The college is open, and we are still accepting full-time applications for 2020-2021. Hygiene measures are in place to make the college as safe as it can be for our learners, staff and guests.

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Course Mode
Part-time
Level
1
Start Date
17/03/2021
Start / End Time
9:30am - 4:00pm
Duration
3.5 Weeks
End Date
08/04/2021

Business & Accounting

Do you have what it takes to be the next Elon Musk, Mary Barra or Gabe Newell? Business is big in the UK with around 5.7m private sector businesses producing a turnover of £1.9 trillion each year. As James Dyson said: “Business is constantly changing, constantly evolving.”

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Course Overview

Your very practical hands on sessions will be delivered by a Microsoft Office Expert with 20 years' experience delivering IT. You will be guided by your tutor through each unit of the course working in a relaxed supportive environment.

You will work towards a City & Guilds IT Users Certificate which consists of 5 units:
- Word processing (3 Credits)
- Spreadsheet Software (3 Credits)
- Improving Productivity Using IT (3 Credits)
- Presentation Software (3 Credits
- Using the Keyboard (3 credits) Assessment will take place throughout the duration of your course.

You will gather evidence in a portfolio; this is done during lessons. Your tutor will observe you carrying out tasks. There are NO EXAMs to sit to achieve your Certificate.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is ideal for novice computer users wishing to prove and improve their computing skills. It has been designed for those who wish to gain a basic qualification in computing, to help them with their current job, develop their IT skills or enhance their career prospects. Familiarity with Windows and the use of a mouse is essential, and candidates should have a level 1 qualification in English and Maths.

After Your Course

Developing your IT skills during this course will be beneficial to many career paths. The certificate you gain will provide evidence to employers of your IT skills and commitment to learning. Learners enjoy their course so much that virtually all progress to the Level 2 IT Users Qualification.

Fees

£249.00

Course fees are per year. There may also be additional costs associated with the course (please see the course overview).

Student Finance
Whether you qualify for student finance depends on specific criteria. The main student finance package for full-time students includes a tuition fee loan and maintenance loan for living costs. Part-time students can access a tuition fee loan to pay for your course.

Generally, you will only get student finance if you’re doing your first degree-level qualification. This is true even if your previous course was self-funded.

For further information please see www.gov.uk/student-finance.

Access to Learning Fund
The Access to Learning Fund is a non-repayable discretionary fund that gives students facing hardship extra financial support to access and remain in higher education. This can is accessed via the college. Contact Student Services for more information: hello@kendal.ac.uk / 01539 814700.

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12 November 2020 16:30 – 20:00