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Course Information:

Aim: To equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use applications in information technology. It is designed to develop skills in data entry, word processing, and using the internet.
Participant Profile: Course is suitable for those who require a formal qualification and skills in Information Technology
Duration: 4 days in a classroom setting
Status: Minor component
Credit Value: 15 credits

Programme Outcomes:

There are many learning outcomes some of which will enable the learners to:

  1.  Explain a range of information technology concepts and terminology to include computer, computer hardware components, system and application software, input devices, output devices, data storage devices, bytes, files, folder/directory, drives, memory, LAN, WAN, and the internet
  2.  Describe the impact of information technology on personal life and working or community life
  3.  Manage files, folders or directories using a range of common file management features to include create, rename, delete, copy, move, locate and save to range of drives
  4.  Use a data entry application to enter data using text, alphanumeric and special characters to a minimum speed of 15 words per minute
  5.  Access a word processing package to open a file, enter and edit text by inserting and deleting characters, words, sentences and paragraphs
  6.  Format text using a range of format tools to include joining and splitting, line spacing, indentation, justifying and alignment.


Entry Requirement: Minimum Level 3 standard of education. Interest in working in or using IT. A strong level of spoken and written English required.
Assessment: Examination Theory 20% Examination Practical 80% Learners will receive guidelines on completing these assessments.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified professionals.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors throughout the course.
Resources: Learners receive a comprehensive resource pack that can be used as a reference during and after the course.
Booking Process & Fee: Booking Form available by email to admin@barrowtraining.ie or online at www.barrowtraining.ie . Discounts available if the course is booked and paid in full online.
Transfer/progression: Successful completion enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is a mandatory or an elective requirement at Level 4 & 5.

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  1. Liliana Cazac January 22, 2018 at 7:24 am - Reply

    Interested. Price please!
    Thank you,

    • Barrow Training January 22, 2018 at 1:46 pm - Reply

      Thanks Liliana, many thanks for your message. Email sent to you now!

  2. Katie Redmond May 9, 2019 at 10:31 pm - Reply

    Hi, Is this a full QQI level 4 certificate (equivalent to the leaving cert) and when can the course be started and how long does it take to complete. And is it all an online course. Any information would be much appreciated


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