Student Intranet Staff Intranet Accessibility Text Size: A  A  A
Unlocking Talent. Fulfilling Potential.

Using the Internet - Social & Creative - Level 1 Award (B00100-161701)

Availability: Yes

Price: £203.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Weekdays/Time: Wed (13:00 to 15:30)

Starts: 19/04/2017

End Date: 28/06/2017

Number of Weeks: 10

Tutor Approval Required? Yes more info

Course Overview:

This is a level one course. You will build your skills and confidence by learning how to use Social and Creative IT Tools.
The course will be awarded a qualification and you will create a portfolio of evidence from the classes.

How to Apply - Tutor Approval

Please complete the online Application form and book your interview by clicking Apply Now at the top of this page. If no interview slots are available at the time of your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview date.

To be accepted on the course you must complete the following steps:

  1. Maths and English Assessments: This MUST be done prior to your interview and takes about 1hour, you can come and do this at any time during opening times.
  2. Evidence of skills: You may be required to show evidence of relevant skills either by bringing your certificates or doing an initial assessment task
  3. Interview: The Tutor interview is to ensure that this is the right course for you and that you are fully aware of what is involved in completing the course

On completition of your interview and meeting the other criteria laid out in the application process, successful applicants will be offered a place on to the course.

How to Enrol:

For Information on how to enrol please click here

Entry Requirements:

You will need to have completed a computers and internet for beginners course or have similar background knowledge of what is contained in the computers for beginners course.
Literacy levels should ideally be at Entry level 3.
You will need to be able to use a keyboard, mouse and have knowledge of accessing the Internet.

Maths and English Assessments

Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.

Course Content:

You will cover using IT tools safely and securely, an introduction to E-Bay, IT Terminology (Jargon busting) and an introduction to using social media tools.

Assessment Methods:

You will create a portfolio that will be marked by the tutor and externally checked. Feedback will be ongoing as you progress through the course

Additional Information:

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email
or drop in to our main reception area.

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Bring To First Class:

Memory stick, folder to keep notes and handouts.


As this a qualification based course you need to have 100% attendance. Developing IT skills is an ongoing process and the exercises are built upon your progress week by week.

Further Study and Career Opportunities:

Office Skills Certificate Level 1
Word Introduction
Excel Introduction
PowerPoint Introduction

Frequently Asked Questions:

“How much homework will I need to do outside of class?”

You will be expected to do homework every week, usually at least one piece of work per week.

“What will happen if I miss a class?”

You are expected to attend every class and inform your tutor if you are unable to attend.

“When will the exams take place?”

Exams usually take place towards the end of the summer term (if you are ready).

“Do I need any special clothing or equipment?”


“Is there any tutorial support?”

Tutorials are built into your course.

Information Advice and Guidance:

If you are looking for assistance on a new career path, course choice or looking for further opportunities then speak to our Information Advice and Guidance team.


| Back | Print | Top |

Learner Handbook 2016-17

Where we are


Advanced Learner Loans


Funding Your Course


Upcoming Events


Hires Guide