Level 3 ITQ Certificate in IT User Skills

This course is suitable for those who wish to improve their job performance. This is an evidence based qualification which will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

All the ITQ programmes are flexible learning - so you can start as soon as you have been interviewed and enrolled.

This course runs for 36 weeks but you could choose to complete the qualification sooner with more intensive study, or take longer by studying at a more casual pace.

What will I study?

You will use your problem solving skills and your existing IT knowledge to carry out research and to write an in-depth report. Through the work you do you will use a range of Microsoft Office 2013 programmes, to produce word documents, presentations, spreadsheets and databases.

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed throughout your course through research, projects and optional Microsoft exams.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You must have already completed the level 2 ITQ or have an equivalent qualification.

What are the course fees?

Course fees are dependent on your personal circumstances and you may be eligible for funding. For more information on financial support that may be available, please visit our dedicated Financial Support page.

If you are aged 19+ you could also choose to apply for a Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees enabling you to study now, pay later. Loan eligibility isn't dependent on income or employment status and there is no credit check. Loan repayments don't start until you have finished your course and earn over £25,000 per year.

For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, please click here. For more information on the financial support that may be available, please visit our dedicated Advanced Learner Loan section.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

If you choose to work through all three levels you will gain a thorough understanding of Microsoft Word 2013 and you will be able to produce and format complex documents.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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