ITQ For IT Users Level 3 Diploma

To achieve the Level 3 Award for IT Users, learners must gain 12 credits from any units with a minimum of 8 credits at Level 3.
To achieve the Level 3 Certificate for IT Users, learners must gain 25 credits of which 5 credits must come from the mandatory unit and a minimum of 10 credits from the optional units at Level 3 plus 10 credits from any optional units available. To achieve the Level 3 Diploma for IT Users, learners must gain 39 credits of which 5 credits must come from the mandatory unit and a minimum of 17 credits from the optional units at Level 3 plus 17 credits from any optional units available. To achieve the Level 3 Diploma in IT User Skills – Apprenticeship, learners must gain 39 credits of
which 17 credits must come from the mandatory units and a minimum of 5 credits from the optional units at Level 3 plus 17 credits from any optional units available.

Who is the qualification for?
Designed for those with little or no experience in computing for the underpinning knowledge that could aid progress to further education or employment.

What does the qualification cover?
The qualification provides basic level skills and knowledge that could lead to further education in IT or related areas, as well as underpinning other educational sectors. It can offer those moving into their first job roles the confidence to work effectively with ICT and deal with tasks that are straightforward or routine.

What will learners be able to do?
With guidance a learner will be able to operate information and communication software or hardware with knowledge and understanding it the topics they undertake. Outcomes and Assessment
Criteria aligned to the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for IT Users 2009 developed by e-skills UK (Sector Skills Council for ICT) can be found in UN-7574-00 Outcome and Assessment Criteria on the City & Guilds website at www.cityandguilds.com/itq.