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Level 2 Preparation to Work in the Digital Sector

This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is one of the largest employment sectors throughout the country.

The course covers a range of topics to provide you with the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours that you will need to work within the digital sector as an IT practitioner.

You will have the opportunity to gain core skills and explore topics that reflect employers needs.

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

This course has flexible start dates throughout the year and will take 12 weeks to complete.

The course delivered via our virtual learning platform, which enables you to access it in your own time and at your own pace.

Tutor support will be available via Microsoft Team as and when needed.

What will I study?

The course covers five modules including:

  • How to set up and use Zoom
  • How to set up and use Microsoft Teams
  • Social media strategy
  • Technical skills
  • Building an online presence

How is it assessed?

The course is assessed through a short knowledge test, completed on the online platform at the end of the course, based on the topics covered.

Upon completion you will be sent a certificate.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

No formal qualifications are required.

You will need access to a computer and an internet connection.

What are the course fees?

This course is FREE for residents within the Liverpool City Region (Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, St Helen's, Sefton, Wirral), regardless of your individual circumstances.

If you live outside of the Liverpool City Region course fees apply. The fee for this course is £362.

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

This course provides lots of transferable skills and is designed to help learners move into employment in the digital sector.

You could also choose to progress onto to a level 3 qualification.

Are you ready to apply?

Are you

ready to apply?

Simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

Please note, we have taken our utmost care to describe and show course information as accurately as possible. St Helens College reserves the right to amend, remove and add courses in the future. This information cannot be considered contractual and advertised course fees are subject to change.

Ref: Bill Newman

Why study Computing and IT with us?

Microsoft Office Specialist

Impress future employers and universities by gaining MOS status alongside your course.

Industry Experts

Tutors have industry experience and a passion for the subjects they teach.

Progression Routes

Our excellent progression routes can lead to an apprenticeship, university or employment.

Valuable Work Experience

Gain valuable work experience in the computing and IT industry to boost your CV. 

Diverse Range of Skills

You'll learn everything from programming and web design to multimedia application production.

Technical Support

You'll have access to the latest software to help you get the most out of your course.