Women in Information Technology Levels 1 and 2


Course Description

European Social FundThe aim of this course is to stimulate interest and enjoyment of Information and Communication Technology, enabling students to acquire a basis for further study and employment and gain a range of qualifications from the awarding bodies OCR and City & Guilds.


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Course Structure

Candidates will study 15 hours a week, timetabled over 4 days, for a duration of 30 weeks.


Candidates will study the following:

  • Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • ITQ in IT User Skills (Levels 1 and 2)
  • Nationally recognised OCR Text Processing qualifications
  • Mailmerge
  • Keyboard Skills
  • English and Maths
  • Computer Maintenance
  • Customer Care

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements; students are given an initial assessment and are interviewed to assess suitability. The main requirement is a willingness to learn and a desire to achieve

Course Progression Routes

Learners may progress on to the BTEC Level 2 Diploma in IT (IT User) or an Access to Higher Education course.

Course Career Prospects

There will be some opportunities for gaining employing in the ICT/Administration sector but more opportunities will be available after further study including Applications Developer, IT Consultant, Web Designer, Network/Software Engineer, Systems Analyst, Games Developer.


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If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.

Specific Course Information Contact

Julie Escreet, julie.escreet@don.ac.uk, 01302 553690

Academic Admin team on 01302 553825

How to Apply

Download Application Form

To apply for this course, click here to download an application form. Completed forms should be returned to Centralised Admissions, Student Services, Doncaster College, FREEPOST RRBE CXT2 ZTGA, The Hub, Chappell Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF.


After returning the form, you will be asked to attend an interview.

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