The ITQ (a Full City & Guilds Level 3 Information Technology Qualification) is a new, unique nationally recognised business qualification. It provides the competence and knowledge to use a variety of hardware and software products more efficiently and is suitable for the more experienced IT user who is looking to develop IT skills further. You might be the department IT champion, in an IT-related role or need to use specialised IT in another role.
It is envisaged learners will have completed the Level 2 ITQ Certificate or equivalent.
Where a learner who has not completed the Level 2 ITQ Certificate wishes to enrol on to Level 3, an Entry test will be conducted to ensure that the learners has the required skills to enrol on to Level 3. Full feedback will be provided following completion of the Entry test and where a learner does not demonstrate all the skills to commence a Level 3 ITQ an alternative course will be provided.
How is the course assessed:
The Level 3 ITQ Certificate can be assessed in a number of ways, the most likely option within our Learning Centre is through the completion of a series of practical based assessments which are assessed in the centre, with the results being feedback to you within a week. However the ITQ can be assessed through work based evidence, if you are interested in undertaking the ITQ through work based evidence please speak to one of our team.
The ITQ will give you a valuable qualification in technology and has been designed by employers to cover skills required for workforce development. ITQ is suitable for any role that requires the use of ICT. Ideal for administrators, but also valuable for doctors, lawyers, nurses, shop floor staff, teachers and teaching assistants or warehouse staff.
77% of people use ICT every day, so this is a key skill that is required by just about every job role.
Possible progression to Higher Education Computing courses.
A probable career in an administrative or data inputting role could be anticipated.