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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

ITQ is an ideal qualification to improve your IT performance in the work place or prove to potential employers that you can use today's technology more efficiently.

The course consists of a several units covering the main Microsoft Office applications - Word Processing, Presentation software, & Spreadsheet software.

What you will learn.
- Word Processing
- How to produce professional looking Word documents efficiently. Format Word documents, perform mail merges, produce integrated reports, create tables of content, and much more.
- Presentations
How to create presentations, use master slides, create SmartArt Graphics, apply custom animation and Slide Transition effects.
- Spreadsheets
How to create professional looking spreadsheets. Create a variety of functions such as Sum/Average/Max/Min. Reference and link spreadsheets, use absolute cell referencing, apply conditional formatting, create graphs/charts and much more..

Assessment takes places on an ongoing basis throughout the duration of the course. Learners will produce examples of work in every session which will be assessed by the tutor and saved to produce a portfolio of work.

Entry Requirements

Learners need to have some prior experience as this is not a course for an IT beginner. This programme will be suitable for learners who have completed the iTQ Level 1, or who are currently working and using IT to a good standard.

After Your Course

Beneficial to anyone working in an office environment and using IT.



Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time ones. The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2019/20 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2020/21 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:

  • Aged 16-18 on 31/08/19
  • Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
  • Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
  • Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
  • Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course

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2 March 2020 4.30pm - 7pm