TQUK Level 1 Award in IT User Skills

Qualification overview

This course will equip learners with a basic understanding of computers, as well as knowledge of word processing software, IT security, how to use email and how to use the internet. Not only will this improve your employment opportunities, the course will also allow you to enjoy the advantages of computers in your personal life – from the different communication channels they provide, to entertainment programmes and online shopping.

What will you learn?

This course is ideal for learners with limited or no IT skills who wish to develop or improve their understanding of using computers. Successful completion of this qualification will allow learners to develop IT user skills for use in both their personal and work lives, which can lead to a range of employment opportunities. This course is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.

Computer basics

Word processing software

IT security for users

Using email

Using the internet

Qualification structure

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a dedicated Development Coach.

Usually, if you are aged 24 and above and paid more than the annual national living wage, you would have to contribute 50% towards the cost of this qualification.

However, because we are committed to giving you the qualifications you need when you need them, we have decided as a business to make funding available for the full cost of this qualification regardless of your age.

This allows you to purely focus on obtaining your qualification, and making an impact on your future.

Course length

3 months (can be completed sooner)

Delivery method

Fully online

Support function

Virtual tutors

Fully funded

Placements available

The benefits

Choose when and where you study

This course is delivered via distance learning, which gives you the flexibility to choose when and where you study.

Gain a nationally recognised qualification

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have earned a nationally recognised qualification, opening different doors for your future.

Develop your career pathway

By completing this qualification, you can put your certificate towards establishing a long-standing career pathway within the digital sector.


Make an impact

We’re all about making an impact, be that individuals making an impact through their day-to-day work, or by organisations making their impact on our economy.

As a national training provider, we make this impact throughout the UK, with expertise in childcare, healthcare, business, and IT and digital skills.

To enrol, complete the form below, call us on 01753 596 004, or email us.

TQUK Level 1 Award in IT User Skills